10 of the Most Significant Writers of Ancient Greece

It is common knowledge that the foundation of western society derives from ancient Greece and more specifically from scripts of the ancient Greek scientist...

Ancient Greek Oracles and Prophecies

Man’s desire to know what the future holds is nothing new or out of the ordinary. In ancient times, the need to know what...

Samaras: 33 Greek Museums To Open 8-8 During Summer

“I would like to announce today an initiative that was a personal goal of mine since I was Minister of Culture and I want...

Museum Hosts Replica of Argo Ship

A museum in the port city of Volos in eastern Greece will host the replica of Argo, the legendary ship propelled by 50 oars-men...

10 Things You Missed About Greek Mythology

Many are the stories of Greek Mythology that are widely known around the world and many are the movies based on them. Over the...

“Nautilus: Navigating Greece” Exhibition Opens in Brussels

The exhibition "Nautilius: Navigating Greece" has opened at the Musée des Beaux Arts (Βozar) in Brussels, Belgium. On display until the end of April, the...

Heritage Daily: Greek Neolithic Site One of 10 Most Important Antiquity Discoveries of 2013

A Neolithic site in central Greece was named as one of ten most important archaeological discoveries of 2013, on a list compiled by web-based...

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...

The Roots of “Christmas” in Ancient Greece

Christmas is the most important, and perhaps the most treasured, celebration of Christianity filled with joy and love. Every country celebrates with different customs...

Where Do the Names of Greek Islands Come From?

Mythical heroes, ancient gods and kings, along with geological features, were the origin and inspiration for many names of famous Greek islands. Santorini (Thira): The...

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...

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