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Gerard Butler Shouts ”This is Sparta!” from Historic Greek City

Thousands of people gathered in Sparta, southern Greece on Friday morning to see Hollywood star Gerard Butler marching along the streets of the city...

This is Sparta! Gerard Butler Honored in Ancient Greek City

Gerard Butler, the actor who famously portrayed King Leonidas in the Hollywood blockbuster “300,” embraced his real-life ties to the ancient Greek city of...

Gerard Butler Defies Coronavirus Scare to Take Part in Thermopylae Festivities

Gerard Butler, the Scots actor who played King Leonidas in the Hollywood blockbuster “300”, has arrived in Greece to take part in the festivities...

The Spectacular and Long-Lost Ancient Greek City of Thouria

The ancient Greek city of Thouria, located in the southern Peloponnese, is among the cities which managed to thrive and become important centers all...

Actor Gerard Butler Announced as Sparta’s Olympic Flame Torchbearer

Well-known Scottish actor Gerard Butler, who played the role of King Leonidas of Sparta in the movie "300," will return to Sparta, Greece for a...

This is Sparta! Gerard Butler to Join Battle of Thermopylae Festivities

The mayor of Sparta, the ancient Greek city in the Peloponnese, announced on Wednesday that Gerard Butler, who played King Leonidas in the Hollywood...

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...

Children are Curious to Know: Who Were the Spartans?

Curious Kids, a website that posts inquiries made by the most curious of minds -- those of children -- recently found themselves answering a...

Greek Diaspora Joins Forces To Save One of Greece’s Oldest Public Buildings

A group of Greek citizens and Greek-Americans who are experts in the field of archives and genealogy have joined forces in order to help...

Greek Municipalities Sue Over Privatization of Archaeological Sites

Five Greek municipalities and the Hellenic Archaeologists Association have appealed to the Greek Council of State, the country's highest administrative court, calling for the...

Ancient Greece: Growing up in Athens and Sparta

Despite the fact that they shared the same heritage and language, ancient Spartans and ancient Athenians were very different, and the two city-states were not...

Japanese Man Wins the Athens – Sparta Run Amidst Rainfall (video)

Japan's Yoshihiko Ishikawa was the winner of the 36th Spartathlon race on Saturday, running the  246 km route in 22 hours, 55 minutes and...

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