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Acropolis Flag Flies at Half-Staff for Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos

The Greek flag on the Acropolis is flying at half staff on Wednesday as a mark of respect for the day WWII resistance hero...

The Parthenon Has Had the Wrong Name for Centuries, New Theory Claims

An intriguing claim was recently published in the American Journal of Archaeology and the Dutch version of the National Geographic magazine in regard to...

Law Associations Establish National Committee to Reclaim Parthenon Sculptures

Presidents of all Bar Associations of Greece formed recently a National Committee to reclaim the Parthenon Sculptures, the Athens Bar Association said in an...

Athens Acropolis to be Lit Up in Blue for Children’s Rights

The Athens Acropolis is to be lit up in blue - the official color of UNICEF - on Wednesday night to mark the 30th...

President Xi Declares China’s Support for Reunification of Parthenon Sculptures

During the third -- and last -- day of his official visit to Greece, Xi Jinping, the President of the People's Republic of China...

Council of State Nullifies Building Permit Given to High-Rise Building Near Acropolis

The Council of State, Greece's Supreme Administrative Court, announced on Friday that it is canceling the approval of a building permit for the construction...

Onassis Foundation to Fund Installation of New Elevator and Lights on the Acropolis

Antonis Papadimitriou, the President of the Onassis Foundation, met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday morning in Athens. It was...

The Engineering Secrets That Enabled the Parthenon to Survive Time, Nature — and Man...

The Parthenon, the icon of Western civilization, which stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens, has stood for for 2,500 years, miraculously surviving the...

We Decide About the Parthenon Sculptures, Not the UK Government, Says British Museum

The British Museum made a statement on Monday regarding the issue of the Parthenon sculptures and their potential transfer, as a loan, to Greece...

The Frenchman Who Vied with Lord Elgin for the Parthenon Sculptures

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made a surprise request to French President  Emmanuel Macron during his visit to Paris on August 22: He asked...

A Spectacular Full Moon Dazzles Greek Skies

Thousands of Greeks and foreign visitors gathered at the country's archaeological sites to enjoy the brightest moon of the year on Thursday evening. Greece celebrated...

Acropolis Lift Back in Operation After Breakdown

A platform lift for disabled persons on Athens' famed Acropolis Hill is again available to the public following repair work, Greece’s Ministry of Culture...

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