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...

The Original Names of the City Athens and Their History

The origin of how one of the oldest cities in the world, Athens, attained its current name is a complicated story. Although few people are...
The Valley is located at Thespies, in Boeotia, part of the region of Central Greece. As a matter of fact, the earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod.

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

  The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been witnesses to the history of the Valley of the Muses, the site of an ancient Greek...

Greek Classic ‘The Iliad’ Read in its Entirety by 66 Actors (video)

A reading of all 18,225 lines of text of The Iliad by 66 actors, an epic undertaking of Cambridge classics professor Simon Goldhill, will...
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10 Things Most People Get Wrong About Greek Mythology

Ironically, Greek Mythology is itself the subject of many myths. Some of this misinformation stems from action-packed Hollywood movies, while other such myths about...

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...

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