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Miracle Plant Used in Ancient Greece Rediscovered After 2,000 Years

A "miracle" plant consumed by Ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians, which was thought to have become extinct two thousand years ago, has now been...

War and Theater in Ancient Greece

  Contrary to war, theater was a place of light and allowed Greeks to face each other and learn of their history together in the...

Snakes Were Used to Heal the Sick in Ancient Greece

Snakes have held significant roles in the mythology of many ancient cultures, including in ancient Greece, where they were even used to heal the...

Pythagorean Cup From Ancient Greece Pranks Greedy Drinkers

The Pythagorean Cup, an invention of the ancient Greeks, shows that their heads weren't in the intellectual clouds all the time. They were down-to-earth...

The Discovery that Links Ancient Greece With the IT Revolution

The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient Greek hand-powered orrery, described as the oldest analog computer in the world. By Dr. Constantine Passaris Ancient Greece has endowed humanity...

‘Greek Philosopher’ App: Wisdom from Ancient Greece at Your Fingertips

The "Greek Philosopher" app gathers more than six hundred of the most profound words of wisdom from the major schools of ancient Greece and...

Hermes, the God of Thieves in Ancient Greece

In Greek mythology, Hermes is considered the messenger God, in charge of protecting travelers, thieves, and guide the souls to the Hades

Sex Work in Ancient Greece: Hetairai and Flute Girls

Sex work in ancient Greece was performed by the hetairai, and those who worked their whole lives (until they were of no further use)...

Griffins: The Noble Protectors of Ancient Greece

Griffins, the unique mythological creatures with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion, were often mentioned in ancient Greek plays

New Discovery Reveals Thriving Pop Culture in Ancient Greece

A new discovery by a British archaeologist at UK's Cambridge University reveals that in ancient Greece there was a thriving pop culture. Professor Tim Whitmarsh...