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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

“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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

Minister of Culture Booed at Herodion

The Minister of Culture, Panos Panagiotopoulos, provoked the audience’s strong disapproval during his welcoming speech at the opening event of the 23rd World Congress...

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