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The Police in Ancient Greece

The term "police" used by modern states to describe the body enforcing the law and maintaining order, comes from Middle French police, in turn...

Easter Lamb and Kokoretsi From Homer’s Time

Very few know that traditional Greek Easter dishes and their cooking methods were known to the ancient Greeks since five thousand years ago. When Ancient...

Joy of Sexus: Ancient Greece’s Erotic Life

The ancient Greeks' sexual life as depicted in literary, historical and artistic evidence, has become a major subject of interest over the past decades...

Greek Carnival: A Hint of Ancient Dionysian Revels

The Apokriés, or Carnival season, is about to begin in Greece once again, and people of all ages are looking forward to disguising themselves in...

New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to modern time beliefs, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st in the cold and the dead nature of winter...

World’s Quest to Learn Greek

Hellenic Quest refers to an urban legend mostly praising the Greek Language for its superiority among all languages. According to the Hellenic Quest story,...

Katakolo’s Museum: Ancient Greece Ahead of its Time

The Ancient Greek Technology Museum of Kostas Kotsanas in Katakolo, Pyrgos, Greece, hosts the most comprehensive exhibition of its kind in the world, shedding...

Ancient Greek Technology Exhibition in Pyrgos, Peloponnese

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology “Kostas Kotsanas” in Kataloko, which functions under the auspices of the Municipality of Pyrgos, presents a unique exhibition...

Greece-Egypt: an Age-Old Relationship

Austrian professor Günther Hölbl will deliver a speech on June 29th at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens about the relationship between Greece and Egypt...

What Would the Ancient Greeks Think About Modern Greece’s Debt Crisis? An Expert Weighs...

Dr. Armand D'Angour initially studied piano and cello at the Royal College of Music, so it seems out of sorts that we would turn...

The Fascinating Past and Origins of the Olympic Games

The history and origins of the Olympic Games take us back into the past of Ancient Greece and the legends of the heroic athletes...

Mediterranean Diet and the Ancient Greeks

In the beginning there was acorn. Then, ancient Greeks said "let there be bread and wine." But this wasn't enough and so, the ingredients...

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