Orhan Pamuk to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Literature from University of Crete

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the Literature Department of the University of Crete on May 4, 2018, the...

Ancient Greek Can Help Children With Dyslexia

The systematic teaching of the ancient Greek language can help children with dyslexia, linguistics and psychology professors say. According to a theory of Harvard Classics...

Six Greeks in Top 10 of Historical Personalities

What are the names that are mentioned more often than any other names in human history? That was one of the questions examined in...

Philosophy Revived at Plato’s Academy

Philosophers from around the world gathered at the place where their practice really had its roots - Plato's Academy - in an Athens neighborhood...

Socrates’ Trial and Subsequent Death Penalty Were Legally Just

Over the centuries, historians have presented the trial of Socrates as a parody of that time, claiming that the Athenian philosopher was forced to...

Greek Myths That Have a Religious Background

by Lauren DeVoe, Demand Media All Greek myths are religious. These myths were stories about the various gods and heroes that accounted for the creation...

Greek Academic and Philosopher Konstantinos Despotopoulos Passes at 103

Prominent Greek academic, philosopher and politician Konstantinos Despotopoulos passed away on Sunday, one day before his 103rd birthday. Despotopoulos was born in Izmir on February...

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...

How Archaeologists Found the Tomb of Greek Philosopher Aristotle [video]

"I have no hard proof, but strong indications lead me to an almost certainty," said archaeologist Kostas Sismanidis who made the claim of finding...

Exhibition Explores the Roman Emperor Who Loved Greek Culture

Greece and Italy are coming together to highlight the life of the Roman emperor Hadrian whose love for Athens and Greek culture left a...

Cavafy: Born and Died On April 29

Constantine P. Cavafy, one of the greater Greek poets and responsible for the revival and recognition of Greek poetry abroad, was born and died on April 29....

Critchley Says Parthenon Marbles Are Greece’s

Simon Critchley, a professor of philosophy at The New School in New York City, brought the house down at the 23d World Congress of...

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