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Greece Begins Celebrations For 2500-Year Anniversary of Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis

An event marking the 2500-year anniversary since the Battle of Thermopylae and the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC began in Athens on Wednesday...

Greek Archaeologists Make Major Discovery at Battle of Salamis Site

Marine archaeologists are announcing that they have discovered underwater artifacts at the site of a building where the naval battle of Salamis was fought...

How the Mines of Laurion Saved Ancient Athens — and Western Civilization

Laurion, Greece, which lies approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Athens between Thoricus and Sounion, was famous in ancient times for its productive...

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in...

The Underwater Ruins of Ancient Naval Bases at Piraeus Harbor [video]

In 2010, a local fisherman guided a group of archaeologists to a favorite fishing spot he frequented as a child. He used to sit...

The Deadliest Femmes Fatales of Ancient Greek Mythology

Ancient Greek mythology is filled with references to strong men who conquered kingdoms, fought for their freedom and did not hesitate to kill. However,...

Application on the Battle of Salamis

A new application for the iPhone and iPad on the Battle of Salamis was created by two brothers Tasos and Dimitris Voulgaris, from Phthiotida...

Battle of Salamis Marked After 2,500 Years

Some 2,500 years ago a naval battle took place in September (although the exact date remains unknown) in the straits between the Greek mainland...

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