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The Ancient Greek Roots of Christmas Celebrations

Christmas is one of the the most important -- and perhaps the most treasured -- celebration of Christianity, filled with joy and love. Countries...

Restoring The Parthenon: Impressive Scenes From The Symbol of Western Civilization

The restoration of the Parthenon, the global symbol of Western Democracy and civilization as well as Greece's most famous monument is not something new....

One Arrest Made as Ancient Artifacts Found in House in Grevena

Seventeen ancient archaeological treasures have been discovered in the house of a resident of the West Macedonian city of Grevena. The Hellenic Police arrested the...

Ancient City of Tenea Unearthed in Greece

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced that archaeologists discovered residential areas at a site identified as the ancient city of Tenea in Peloponnese. It is...
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The Top Archaeological Sites You Absolutely Must See in Greece

With a history as rich and expansive as that of  Greece, it is no surprise that there are countless archaeological sites that you should...

The Platonic Academy of Athens: The World’s First University

Τhe Platonic Academy, or simply, ''The Academy'', was a famous school in ancient Athens founded by Plato in 428/427 BC and located a couple of...
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Hilarious Ancient Greek Beliefs and Traditions

Greeks are known to be philosophers and innovators. However, there is another side to the Greeks: the side where traditional beliefs, many of which...
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10 Things Most People Get Wrong About Greek Mythology

Ironically, Greek Mythology is itself the subject of many myths. Some of this misinformation stems from action-packed Hollywood movies, while other such myths about...
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Discover Pavlopetri, the Underwater Ancient Greek City (Video)

Located off the Peloponnesean coast lies a secret treasure of antiquity: the ancient city of Pavlopetri. This magical city is thought to have been...

Everyday Life in Ancient Athens

Everyday life in Ancient Athens of the Hellenistic era was more intellectually stimulating, and exciting, than in most ancient cities mainly due to the...

Ancient Palaestra Discovered in Greece’s Eretria

A new public building that dates back to the 4th century BC was discovered in the archaeological site of Eretria, in Greece’s Evia island. The...

Did Ancient Greeks Suffer From Middle-Age Spread?

Middle-age spread; a modern-day problem that worries millions of people or an inherent feature of human nature? As people get older, the body is may start...

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