Old and New Christmas Traditions in Greece

One of the most important celebrations in the Christian calendar is the annual commemoration of the birth of Christ. Each country has bears unique...

Homer is a Tradition, not a Person, British Historian Says

Homer should not be thought of as a person but as a tradition, said historian and award-winning author Adam Nicolson. In his latest book titled...

Exploring Greece through the Peloponnese

Writer Elisabeth Herschbach takes us on a journey around Peloponnese, the large underexpored peninsula that forms the southernmost part of mainland Greece, linked by a four-mile isthmus at Corinth.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates “Oxi Day”

In celebration of "Oxi Day," on October 28, Acropolis Museum will offer its visitors free admission and special events. October 28 is an important national...

Dolihi of Mt Olympus: The Giants’ Necropolis

According to a survey conducted by the Greek journalist and author Giorgos Lekakis, whose article was cited in the newspaper Eleftheros Tipos, the ancient...

Modern Argo Could Sail The Seas Again

Everything is ready for the Argo to begin its voyage again from the feet of Pelion to the quest of the Golden Fleece. The...

Pay a Visit to Greek ‘Europa’ With New Banknote

While Greece was struggling to get its proposed reform measures accepted by the European Commission (EC) in order to succeed the extension of its bailout...

Add Some Spice to Your Love Life With 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs!

Let's talk about ancient love potions...from Ancient Greece! That's right, Greeks were (and many still are) big believers in aphrodisiacs. Here are some of...

Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Home of the God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount...

The Ancient Greek Τradition of March

According to the spring tradition of "Marti" or "Martia," adults and children wear a small bracelet made of red and white thread from March 1st...

Passionate Greek Women Perform at a Renovated Old Train Wagon

Fascinating Greek women from mythology to Modern Greece all meet at a renovated train wagon known as "To Treno sto Rouf." The performance, in...

The Tragic Story of the Fall of Icarus

The story of Icarus is one of those legends of Greek mythology that fascinates audiences especially because of the character's desire to go beyond...

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