Viral Infographic on Ancient Greek Gods’ Family Tree

An infographic created by TheArtistFormerlyKnownAsTheBabyAteMyDingo and uploaded on imgur.com, depicting the ancient Greek gods’ family tree, has gone viral. From Gaia to Kronos, Zeus and...

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Greece has seen much turbulent summer weather with storms, rains and floods lashing different parts of the country. While tourists dash for shelter from the...

Mycenaean Era Tombs Found in Southern Greece

Tombs dating back to the Mycenaean period 1600-1100 BC were found at the town of Kiveri in the Argolis region, in southern Greece. According to...
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Eros and Psyche: The Greatest Love Story in Greek Mythology

The hauntingly beautiful myth of Psyche and Eros, a moving love story coming from the rich mythology of ancient Greece, has inspired countless artists all...
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Promitheia: Reviving the Ancient Greek Spirit on Mount Olympus

Hundreds of people gathered on Mount Olympus in central Greece for the annual festival dedicated to the Ancient Greek spirit. The Prometheia festival, now in its 22nd...

Ancient Greek Well Used For Hydromancy Discovered in Athens

The ancient Greek phrase "ΕΛΘΕ ΜΟΙ Ω ΠΑΙΑΝ ΦΕΡΩΝ ΤΟ ΜΑΝΤΕΙΟΝ ΑΛΗΘΕC" is written on the mouth of a well that came to light during the...

Philoxenia: The Ancient Roots of Greek Hospitality

The Greek word Philoxenia, literally translated as a "friend to a stranger", is widely perceived to be synonymous to hospitality. For Greeks it is much...

Archaeological Treasures from Amvrakia on Display at Arta Museum

  The Archaeological Museum of Arta is displaying never-before-seen finds from the region of Arta, northwestern Greece. Excavations in the area, formerly known as Amvrakia,...

Ten Magnificent Greek Works of Art Found in Foreign Museums

The Parthenon Marbles, currently held at the British Museum, are by far the most famous of all the Greek ancient antiquities found outside the...

The Colossus of Rhodes: 6 Facts about one of the Wonders of the Ancient...

The ancient island of Rhodes, the kállistin (best) of the Greek cities as historians like to call it, has long attracted the attention of...

New Graphic Book About Democracy In Greece

A team of talented artists and writers deliver a new graphic novel that presents extraordinary characters and bold colors in an effort to offer...

Ancient Greeks Predicted Robots, Modern Technology Claims Stanford Historian

Ancient Greeks not only created the foundations of modern civilization but they also predicted future technological innovations, according to a new book. Stanford University historian...

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