Meanings of Love in Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greeks’ 6 Types of Love

What is love? Probably there is not a single answer to this question and this is why the Ancient Greeks had 6 different words...

The Platonic Academy of Athens: The World’s First University

Τhe Platonic Academy, or simply, ''The Academy'', was a famous school in ancient Athens founded by Plato in 428/427 BC and located a couple of...

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...

Stoicism: Fast-Growing Global Movement Will Hold Conference in Greece in October

Stoicism is coming home! This is according to Dr. Alkistis Agio, one of the organizers for the upcoming "Stoicon" event, which is an annual, international...

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...

Weighing the Evidence: Is It ‘Really’ Aristotle’s Tomb?

Archeaologist Kostantinos Sismanidis had a moment of revelation after 20 years of excavations at the site of ancient Stagira. Suddenly, it occurred to him...

Athens Now Has a Digital Museum About Plato

An entirely different museum opened in Athens, Greece with a focus on being digital and dedicated to Plato, the great philosopher of the antiquity. The...

The Best Wise and Inspiring Greek Philosopher Quotes

When you are searching for an inspirational quote, look no further than ancient Greek philosophers. These men and the wisdom they share with us...

26th International Conference of Philosophy in Athens

The 26th International Conference of Philosophy is being held from July 12 to 17 in the coastal suburb of Vouliagmeni, in Athens, Greece. This year's conference...

“Nautilus: Navigating Greece” Exhibition Opens in Brussels

The exhibition "Nautilius: Navigating Greece" has opened at the Musée des Beaux Arts (Βozar) in Brussels, Belgium. On display until the end of April, the...

Derveni Papyrus, Candidate for UNESCO List

The Derveni Papyrus is the only readable papyrus that has survived in Greece and the most ancient manuscript in Europe. Now it is a...

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...

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