Turkey’s Kristallnacht: When Greeks Were Targeted at the Istanbul Pogrom (photos)

On September 6 1955 the Polites, short for Konstantinoupolites, namely the Greeks of Istanbul, were targeted in a violent pogrom carefully fabricated by the...

How The Greeks Knew That The Earth Was Round 2,500 Years Ago

It wasn’t until the mid-20th century that we managed to launch satellites into space and determine the exact kilometers of the circumference of the...

Acropolis Museum Among the 6 Best in the World

The Acropolis Museum is among the 6 best museums in the world for 2018, according to Travelers' Choice Awards awarded by TripAdvisor, based on...

September 5, 1944: Greek 17-Year-Old Heroine is Executed by Nazis

The name of Hero Konstantopoulou will remain in Greek history as synonymous to bravery and patriotism, as the 17-year-old girl was killed by the...

Aegae: The Cradle of Ancient Macedonia

The archaeological site of Aegae, next to the contemporary town of Vergina, is located 65 km (40 miles) west of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece’s province...

Greece’s New Archaeological Discovery: The Ancient City of Kythnos (photos)

The archaeological excavation that took place during this summer in Greece’s island of Kythnos unearthed some very important discoveries from the past of the island...

Famous American Dance Theater to Play In Athens (video)

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a dance company that was founded in 1958 by choreographer and dancer, Alvin Ailey, and is currently...

Vandals Target Athens’ Benaki Museum

An 'oil spray' attack at the Benaki Museum in Athens was reported on Monday, with signs of vandalism using a transparent, greasy substance. This is...

Greek Museum Wins Top Prize With This Mesmerizing Video

The Diachronic Museum of Larissa took first place for its video "Tracing the Footsteps of Human Society" at the 5th European Museums in Short...

Vacationer in Greece Accidentally Finds Ancient Amphora

A man vacationing in Crete discovered accidentally in the water an ancient amphora that is estimated to date from the Byzantine period. According to Neakriti.gr...

Archaeological Excavation Uncovers Ancient Minoan Graves on Crete

Two burials with rich grave goods were found in a pit from the Middle Minoan IA era (2100-2000 BC) in Siteia, NE Crete, during...

A September Trip to Remember: Mykonos and Santorini

Re-discover two of the most popular Greek islands and get to know a different side to Mykonos and Santorini...in September. These two islands that are...

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