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Ambassador Maslov Highlights Russian Role in Greek Revolution of 1821

Andrei Maslov, the Ambassador of Russia to Greece, explained recently his nation's role in assisting the Greeks during the War of Independence and the...

The Best Video Games That Can Take You Straight Back to Ancient Greece

Over the last several years, video game companies have been using Ancient Greece as a backdrop at a spectacularly fast pace. This is why...

“Athos Digital Heritage” Makes Mount Athos Treasures Accessible to All

Mount Athos' religious and cultural treasures can now be accessed by people all over the world through the Athos Digital Heritage platform, after the...

Entire Fossilized Tree Discovered Intact on Greece’s Lesvos Island

Greece's Museum of Natural History of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos announced recently a major discovery on the beautiful island of the eastern Aegean...

Greece Celebrates 152 Years Since Presidential Guard Was Established

The long and honorable history of the Greek Presidential Guard (or Proedrikí Frourá in Greek) started on a day much like this, 152 years...

Restoration of Greece’s Tatoi Palace Unearths Dozens of Royal Heirlooms 

The ongoing restoration works that have been taking place in Greece's Tatoi Palace for a couple of months now have brought back to life...

Construction Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Gem in Downtown Athens

Α spectacular ancient Greek sculpture was unearthed in the downtown Agia Irini (St Irene) Square of Athens on Saturday during construction work. The news was...
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Don’t Let History Fade Away: Touching Video of Greek Patriots on OXI Day

A touching video was released on social media on the 80th anniversary of OXI Day depicting soldiers dressed in the uniforms of the 1940-41...

Heroes Fight Like Greeks: When the World Bowed to the Hellenic Spirit

Greeks gained fame around the world in modern times for their incredible courage and fierce resistance against the Italian and German invasions in 1940...

The Zappeion: A Neoclassical Landmark in Athens

On this day, October 20, 1888 -- one hundred and thirty-two years ago -- Athens' iconic Zappeion Megaron first opened its doors to the...

Digital Exhibition Displays Treasures Held at Mt. Athos to Public

Through a digital exhibition, Athens Concert Hall is allowing visitors a rare glimpse into the treasures housed at Mt. Athos, including amazing codices, illuminated...

Greece Restores Historic Home of Pavlos Melas, Heroic Officer of Macedonia

After the renovations which commenced in August of 2019 have finally been completed, the historic home of officer Pavlos Melas has now been fully...

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