Major Archaeological Discoveries Made in Neolithic Site in Central Greece

Greece's Ministry of Culture issued a statement on Friday afternoon, regarding recent discoveries in a neolithic settlement that is located in Phthiotis region and...

An Ode to Santorini’s Silent Workers: The Donkeys and Mules that Built Greece’s Paradise

By Michael Ermogenis* There is no excuse for animal abuse, exploitation or cruelty. Let’s just state that up front, so there is no confusion about...

Alexandros Iolas: The Rise and Tragic Fall of Greece’s Greatest Art Collector (video)

The story of Alexandros Iolas reads, appropriately, like a Greek tragedy. A man who once sat at the top of the world, in his...
Antonia Trichopoulou addressing the audience at the Food Expo in Athens

Greek Expert Discusses Olive Oil’s Central Role in the Best Diet for 2019

World-renowned Mediterranean diet expert Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou talked to a Greek audience about “Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Secrets We All Know” at the...

July 24, 1974: When Democracy Was Restored to Greece

The five days between July 20 and July 24, 1974 were the most turbulent, and the most decisive, in modern Greek history. The Turkish...

Athens Condemns Destruction of Greek Soldier’s Monument in Albania

The Greek Foreign Ministry has expressed "horror and concern" over the destruction of a monument dedicated to early 20th-century Greek fighter Thymios Liolis in...

Greek Jews of Rhodes Commemorate Holocaust Victims With Silent March (video)

Descendants of the Greek Jews of Rhodes converged on the island from all quarters on Tuesday for a memorial gathering to commemorate their ancestors...

Statues of Twin Greek Gods Artemis and Apollo Unearthed on Crete

The Chania Ephorate of Antiquities will present a group of small sculptures portraying the twin gods Artemis and Apollo, on Wednesday, July 24, at...

Father Dimitrios: The Orthodox Monk Who was a British Spy

The story of Father Dimitrios, the monk with the voice of an angel, who turned out to be a spy for the British Intelligence...

“Man, the Ruler of Two Planets”: How Greece Hailed the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The mesmerizing television coverage of the Apollo 11 Moon landing 50 years ago was watched by thousands of Greeks who gathered in several central...

Crete’s Minoan Theater: A Reinvestment in Excellence and Spirit

By Phil Butler, Editor of Argophilia Travel News An act of love by a Cretan woman named Anna Bastakis has given wings to a culture...

Cyprus Marks 45 Years Since the Coup that Gave Turkey the Pretext to Invade

Sirens sounded around Cyprus at 8.20 on Monday morning to mark 45 years since the coup by the Greek military junta then ruling Greece,...

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