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Philoxenia: The Ancient Roots of Greek Hospitality

The Greek word Philoxenia, literally translated as a "friend to a stranger", is widely perceived to be synonymous to hospitality. For Greeks it is much...

What an Ancient Greek Wrestler Taught Us About Building Strength

Nearly 2,500 years ago, a Greek man, Milo of Croton, a man of incredible strength and athleticism, taught us the three basic principles of building...

How The Greeks Knew That The Earth Was Round 2,500 Years Ago

It wasn’t until the mid-20th century that we managed to launch satellites into space and determine the exact kilometers of the circumference of the...

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Depicts Ancient Athens as a Colorful, Vibrant, and Multi-faceted City (Video)

Ubisoft Quebec, the studio behind the popular Assassin’s Creed Syndicate went the extra mile to ensure the authenticity of ancient Greece in the soon-to-be-released...

10 Most Important Archaeological Finds in Greece of the Last Decade

Greece has a countless amount of ruins to visit and learn about. However, there are some discoveries that have occurred in the last decade...

Here Are 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs for You to Try

Ancient Greeks were big believers in aphrodisiacs and ancient love potions. If you want to spice up your love life, look no further. Here are...

Taking an Afternoon Odyssey in an Ancient Greek Warship (video+photos)

“The roaring seas and many a dark range of mountains lie between us,” wrote Homer in The Iliad. Luckily for Greek Reporter and over...

Assassin’s Creed’s Ancient Greek Setting Wins Applause

The latest installment of the Assassin's Creed game set in Ancient Greece has been described as "everything Ubisoft promised and more" by a reviewer. Writing...

Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

In a week which saw another case of animal abuse in Greece, it is worth remembering that the country's past is steeped in the...

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Greece has seen much turbulent summer weather with storms, rains and floods lashing different parts of the country. While tourists dash for shelter from the...

‘Oldest’ Record of Homer’s Greek Odyssey Unearthed at Olympia

A clay tablet with an engraved inscription is the "oldest extant" record of Homer's Odyssey, experts are saying. It was discovered after three years of...

Travel Greece: Where to go in Argolis, Peloponnese

Located at just under a 2-hour drive from Athens, the Argolis peninsula in the Peloponnese region offers many different historical sites, culture and beauty...

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