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Ancient Palaestra Discovered in Greece's Eretria

A new public building that dates back to the 4th century BC was discovered in the archaeological site of Eretria, in Greece’s Evia island. The...

8 Costume Ideas to Bring Out Your Inner Ancient Greek This Halloween

Ancient Greek costumes are a great idea to have a natural look on Halloween whether you want to scare your friends or just have...

Ancient Greek “Nestor’s Cup” Contained Remains of Three People

An ancient Greek grave with a Nestor's Cup that was believed to contain the remains of a child has recently been found to be...

Cities Around the Globe Founded by Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great , who lived from July 356 BC to 10/11 June, 323 BC, was an intrepid conqueror and a brilliant military general.

The Ancient Greek Sanctuaries and Temples of Olympia

The sanctuaries and temples of ancient Olympia are some of the oldest and most important in all of Ancient Greece. Forming the backdrop to...

The Ancient Oracle of Delphi, Greece

The Oracle of Delphi has become a byword for prophecy, and many of the glories of Delphi's architecture and art have survived to this day.

Statuary Heads of Greek Gods Unearthed in Ancient City of Aizanoi

The sculpted heads of Greek gods Aphrodite and Dionysus were recently unearthed in the ancient city of Aizanoi in western Turkey. The heads of both...

The Origins of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece

The origins of the Olympic Games take us back into Ancient Greece and the legends of the heroic athletes visiting the city of Olympia.

8 Secret Workout Tips from Ancient Greek Athletes

Whether you were hoping to drop a few pounds or build that summer six-pack, ancient Greek athletes can give helpful pointers about getting in...

Exploring Samos, Greece’s Island of Legends

Samos, a legendary Greek island steeped in beauty, is found in the eastern Aegean Sea off the coast of Asia Minor (Asian Turkey).