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The Mount Athos Academy that Preserved Greek Identity Under the Ottomans

The historic Athonite or Athonias Academy at Mount Athos, the Holy Mountain of Orthodoxy, was instrumental in promoting Christianity and the Greek identity during...

Plato’s Academy: The World’s First University

Τhe Platonic Academy was founded by Plato himself in 428/427 BC in Athens, and is considered to be the world's first university.

Maria Callas’ Childhood Home to House Academy of Lyrical Arts

The Athens childhood home of iconic Greek-American soprano Maria Callas will house the newly-founded Academy of the Lyrical Arts.

The Academy of Athens: A Neoclassical Masterpiece

The Academy of Athens is lauded around the world as a marvelous example of neoclassical architecture, or architecture that draws on themes and aesthetics...

Greece’s Hydra Boasts the World’s Oldest Merchant Marine Academy

Rising from Hydra’s pier, there is a stately mansion housing the world’s oldest continuously operating merchant marine academy.

First “Green” Museum in Greece at Plato Academy in Athens

Greece's first "green museum" will be embedded within the Plato Academy in Athens. The museum will engage with the surrounding landscape, seamlessly blending with...

Greece to Build Museum at Plato’s Academy in Athens

Authorities in Greece announced on Tuesday the creation of the country's first green museum which will be created in Athens where Plato’s Academy stood...

Academy Apologizes to Native American Actress for 1973 Oscars Abuse

Native American actress Sacheen Littlefeather has finally received some justice after the Academy formally apologized to her for its 1973 Oscars abuse. Littlefeather was humiliated...

Greek Archaeologist Cosmopoulos Elected to American Academy

Greek archaeologist Michael Cosmopoulos was recently elected by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in honor of his accomplishments in his more than...

Greek Scientist Elected to US National Academy of Medicine

Greek scientist Elisa Konofagou, a professor of biomedical engineering and a professor of radiology at Columbia University, was elected to the National Academy of...