Words of Wisdom from Greek Philosophers Featured in New App

The "Greek Philosopher" app launched recently gathers more than six hundred of the most profound words of wisdom from the major schools of Greek...

Breathtaking Ruins Of Mystras Mark Center of Byzantine Power in Greece

Mystras, known as the "wonder of the Morea," which lies in the southeastern Peloponnesian Peninsula, was once the center of Byzantine power in southern...

Groundbreaking Bronze Age Archaeological Discoveries on Island of Keros, Greece

The Greek Ministry of Culture issued a statement on Holy Thursday announcing the recent conclusion of a four-year archaeological excavation which took place on the...

Armenian Community of Greece Commemorates Genocide with Athens March

The Armenian community of Greece commemorated the 104th anniversary of the Armenian genocide with a protest march in the center of Athens on Wednesday. The...

Greece Considers Legalizing Buildings Inside Ancient Sites

The Greek parliament is considering a bill that will make the legalization of private structures located inside archaeological and historic sites easier, according to...

Orthodox Greeks and Holy Wednesday

On Holy and Great Wednesday, many Orthodox remember the act of Christ's anointing with myrrh by a "sinful woman" before his crucifixion. It is...

Konstantinos Karamanlis’ Contribution to the Modernization of Greece

When King Paul entrusted Konstantinos Karamanlis to form a government on October 5, 1955 after the death of Prime Minister Alexandros Papagos, one of...

Greek Fossils Suggest Human Ancestors Evolved in Europe, Not Africa

A brand-new analysis of fossils recovered in the 1990's in the village of Nikiti, northern Greece, supports the controversial idea that the apes which...

Greece Honors Heroic Exodus of Missolonghi

The historic Greek city of Missolonghi on Sunday marked the 193rd anniversary of the Exodus of 1826 with a parade and church liturgy in...

My Dad Was a CIA Spy in Greece — But Not a Thug

by Leslie Absher When I was just a baby, my father was sent to Greece for his first field assignment with the CIA. It was...

April 21, 1967: A Date Most Greeks Want to Forget

                                       (Makarezos, Pattakos, Papadopoulos) For the army...

Athens’ Airport Keeps Up The Tradition of Promoting Greek Culture, Literature, and History

''Eleftherios Venizelos'', the International Airport of Athens, showcases and promotes Greece's history, literature and culture for more than eighteen years now. Since the beginning of...

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