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Popular English First Names You Had No Idea Were Actually Greek

Every young couple who is expecting a child at some point has to face the difficult task of choosing a name for their newborn, whether...

Four Ancient Greek Mysteries Which Spark Controversy To This Day

Ancient Greece is known across the globe for its vast contributions to the very foundations of our modern world. Western ideals which we sometimes take...

Pavlopetri, Greece’s Most Ancient Underwater City (video)

Pavlopetri (or "Paulopetri") is a small islet off the coast of Laconia in the southern Peloponnese, where ancient history meets the endless blue of...

Archaeologists To Resume Survey of Famous Antikythera Shipwreck

The underwater archaeological survey at the Antikythera shipwreck site, which has been suspended since 2017, will resume in the near future, according to an...

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...

The Incredibly Diverse – And Healthy – Diet of the Ancient Greeks

The eating habits of the ancient Greeks are fascinating for so many reasons. They had an impressively varied diet by any measure, but it naturally...

Explore the World of Ancient Greece Through New “Discovery Tour” Video Game (video)

A new video game is set to launch next week which will offer players a fascinating experience of touring, exploring and even virtually interacting...

Doukáto: The History Behind Lefkada’s Dazzling Lighthouse (video)

Throughout its history, the Greek peninsula has been known for its hundreds, if not thousands, lighthouses. One of them, Doukáto, located on the island of...

Shackled Skeletons from Ancient Greece to Get Underground Display

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) on Tuesday announced that they have decided to construct an underground "shell" which will permanently protect and display the...

Greek Post Office Launches New Stamps Celebrating Ancient Greek Figures

A new stamp series celebrating outstanding ancient Greek literary and philosophical figures was issued by the Greek Post Office (ELTA) earlier this month. The new...

Gossip as a Powerful Tool for the Powerless in Ancient Greece

In Aristophanes' comedy The Frogs, a nosy slave listens to his master's conversations and spreads them around town, resulting in his master's horrible misfortunes. The Aristophanes...

Greeks Celebrate Arrival of Spring with Ancient Tradition of Martis

Spring is (almost) in the air in Greece, and Greeks will soon begin preparations to welcome the new season by celebrating an ancient annual...

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