More Greeks Turn to Worship of Ancient Gods

The worship of gods of the ancients is returning as groups that espouse adoration for the mythological figures have sprung up in modern-day Greece. Several...

The Greek Myth Behind Winter’s ‘Halcyon Days’

The expression “halcyon days” refers to a period of time, right in the middle of winter, normally at the end of January and usually...

Choreographer of Athens 2004 Olympic Games To Present ‘STILL LIFE’ Worldwide

"STILL LIFE" visual performance, conceived and directed by Greek artist Dimitris Papaioannou, and produced by 2WORKS with the support of the Onassis Cultural Centre in...

Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...

Project ART.Reef: An Underwater Museum for the Pagasetic Gulf

The scientific team of the Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment Department of the University of Thessaly is aiming to create a museum of underwater sculptures...
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Greek Gods’ Epic Tales of Love and Jealousy

Zeus, the king of the Olympian Gods, was not only known for being the most prominent deity in the ancient Greek pantheon. He also...

Archaeologist Claims to Have Unlocked Phaistos Disk Mystery

The goddess of love, the Minoan Astarte, is the key figure that unlocks the mystery of the Phaistos Disk, according to linguist, archaeologist and...

Chefs Cook Up Ancient Greek Gastronomy in Corfu

A symposium which offered dishes inspired from the ancient Greek and particularly Ancient Phaekia (Corfu) gastronomy was held in the  people's garden at...

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