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Construction Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Gem in Downtown Athens

Α spectacular ancient Greek sculpture was unearthed in the downtown Agia Irini (St Irene) Square of Athens on Saturday during construction work. The news was...

Volos Museum Displays Historical Treasures from Hub of Ancient Greek Civilization

Greece's spectacular region of Thessaly, with its history of ancient settlements dating back to 6,000 BC, is a treasure trove for anyone who would...

Ancient Greeks Used Exotic, Dangerous Cosmetics in Eternal Search for Beauty

In the modern world of today we are privileged to take for granted that the ingredients in our cosmetics are safe. However, it is...

Timeless Quotes from the Ancient Greek Philosophers

When searching for an inspirational quote, one need look no further than the wisdom of the ancient Greek philosophers. The insights these men shared...

Decoding Linear A, the Writing System of the Ancient Minoans

Linear A, a writing system that was used by the ancient Minoans from 1800 to 1450 BC, has never been fully decrypted. Used in...

Critically-Acclaimed Video Game Allows Players to Explore Greek Mythology

A new video game called "Hades" thrusts players into the world of ancient Greek mythology through fast-paced gameplay, an engaging plot, and unbelievable design...
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How Ancient Greeks Harnessed Wind Power to Win the Battle of Salamis

The Battle of Salamis, fought between the Persians and a vastly outnumbered Greek force in September of 480 BC, is considered by many historians...

Ministry of Culture Markets Facemasks With Patterns Inspired by Ancient Greece

Acknowledging the current need for their widespread use, The Greek Ministry of Culture is now marketing fabric facemasks inspired by Ancient Greece so that...

The Discovery that Links Ancient Greece with the IT Revolution

By Dr. Constantine Passaris Ancient Greece has endowed humanity with many significant accomplishments of human endeavour. Indeed, it has created a monumental footprint and an...

Epidaurus’ Asclepion Archaeological Dig Uncovers Layers of Ancient Greek History

Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Thursday visited the archaeological site at the Epidaurus Asclepeion to be briefed on the progress of recent archaeological excavations...

The Golden Age of Greek Science

By Evaggelos Vallianatos* What is a golden age? A golden age captures the best and greatest virtues of human achievements. These accomplishments, however, must have the...

How Boxing Became a Popular Sport in Ancient Greece

Boxing (Πυγμαχία, meaning "fighting with the fists") in ancient Greece originated as a very tough sport, much harder than professional boxing as we know...

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