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The United States of the Ionian Islands: The Forgotten History of British Rule in...

What is widely known about the history of Greece's splendid Ionian islands is that they never had to endure direct Ottoman rule during the...

Heraklion, Crete to Offer Free Tours to Every Visitor

The authorities of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, announced recently that their municipality will soon be offering free tours to all its visitors. The...

Greek Navy Systematically Recording Country’s Most Iconic Shipwrecks

The first phase of a project to investigate and record the current state of historic Naval shipwrecks in Greece has recently been completed, according...

Evzone Featured in Iconic Photo in Historic LIFE Magazine 79 Years Ago

It was mid-December 1940, approximately fifty days after the outbreak of the Greco-Italian war, when the American magazine ''LIFE'' featured a Greek Evzone on...

Mycenaean-Era Cyclades Exhibition Opens at Benaki Museum

The archaeological exhibition "From Homer’s World: Tenos and the Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age" will open to the public at 8 PM on Monday,...

The Fascinating History of Greek Fashion Featured in New Athens Exhibit

A new exhibit casting light upon a century of Greek fashion opened at Athens' Hellenic World Cultural Centre on October 31 and will continue...

Greece Issues Damning Statement Following Turkey’s Disrespectful Remarks on Pontian Genocide

The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a damning response on Sunday morning to the Turkish slander published on Saturday evening regarding a conference about the...

Pytheas of Massalia: The First Greek to Reach Britain and the Arctic

Pytheas of Massalia, a geographer from the Greek colony of Massalia, the modern-day city of Marseille in southern France, was the first-ever Mediterranean person...

”Una Faccia, Una Razza”: The Fascinating Story of Greco-Italian Bonds

From cuisine, physical appearance, and, linguistic similarities to their massive cultural interrelationships, Greeks and Italians have so much in common, that one would need...

Sparta, Greece Plans Huge Global Events for 2500th Anniversary of Battle of Thermopylae

The mayor of the city of Sparta announced recently that his city council is organizing a series of huge events next year to commemorate...

Athens Refutes Turkish Claims that Greece ”Systematically Annihilated Turks and Muslims”

Alexandros Gennimatas, the spokesperson for the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, issued a statement on Friday in response to the provocative Turkish allegations against...

Enriqueta Basilio, First Woman to Light Olympic Cauldron, Dies at 71

Enriqueta Basilio, an athlete from Mexico and the first woman in history to light the Olympic cauldron, died recently at the age of 71. It...

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