Iron Age House From the 10th Century BC Discovered in Greece
One of the earliest Iron Age houses in Greece has recently been discovered by archaeologists at Thorikos, an ancient village near the city of Lavrion, south of Athens. The discovery was made by researchers from the University of Göttingen, under...
Cyprus-Greece Ferry Makes Season’s First Trip
The Cyprus-Greece ferry makes its first trip on Wednesday, lifting anchor at Limassol port and sailing to Piraeus carrying 156 passengers. Cyprus Deputy Minister of Shipping Marina Hatzimanoli and Mayor of Limassol Nikos Nicolaides were on board the passenger ferry...
Ivanka Trump Holidays in Greece with Husband Jared Kushner
On Tuesday, Ivanka Trump shared photos on social media of her romantic holiday in Greece with her husband Jared Kushner. The American businesswoman and daughter of former US President Donald Trump posted pictures of her and her husband at various...
Greece and Poland Join Forces to Seek German War Reparations
Poland is seeking the help of Greece to demand World War II reparations from Germany, according to press reports in Poland. Polish state television TVP, reported that a major international conference on German war reparations will be held in Greece...
Silver Bracelets Reveal Bronze Age Trade Between Egypt and Greece
An analysis of bracelets owned by an Egyptian Queen has found that Egypt and Greece were involved in trade during the bronze age, much earlier than previously known. Queen Hetepheres was the mother of King Khufu, who would go on...
The Mystery of the Tidal Rips of Chalkida, Greece
The mystery and beauty of the phenomenon of Chalkida have captivated the Greeks since ancient times, including the Aristotle himself.
May 29, 1453: The Day Constantinople Fell
The fall of Constantinople, on May 29,1453 was the final phase of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars and the darkest page in Greek history
Erdogan Wins Turkey’s Presidential Elections
Turkey's incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan defeated opposition leader Kemal Kilincaroglu in the country’s runoff election on Sunday.
Ancient Greek “School Yearbook” Discovered on Stone
An ancient Greek inscription on a marble slab that was recently found in storage at a Scottish museum is a “graduate school yearbook” with a list of Greek names, historians say. Experts analyzed the stone, which has been stored in...
The End of Humanity According to Ancient Greek Mythology
According to ancient Greek mythology, there are five ages known as "The Ages of Man," during which time humanity reaches its peak and then comes to an end. Hesiod, the Ancient Greek poet, is the most important source for information...
Alexander the Great’s Sister, Thessalonike, and the Mermaid Legend
Alexander the Great's sister, Thessalonike of Macedon, was a remarkable figure. Outliving her half-brother, she would go on to become the queen of Macedon through marriage to one of Alexander's generals, Cassander. During his conquests, Alexander the Great named a...
The Black Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
Netflix's Queen Cleopatra docuseries has caused an immense storm of controversy surrounding its depiction of Cleopatra VII Philopator as a black woman, and whilst Cleopatra herself was not black, there were indeed black pharaohs who ruled over Egypt at...
New DNA Analysis Reveals Origins of Native Americans
Scientists have conducted a recent study on mitochondrial DNA, uncovering compelling evidence of multiple migrations that took place between the Americas, China, and Japan during the last Ice Age and the subsequent period of ice melt. In this study, the...
Five Ancient Greek Mysteries that Remain Unsolved
Ancient Greek history is one of the most intensely studied periods of human history, and yet a multitude of mysteries associated with this enigmatic civilization remain unsolved. Of course, modern archaeologists and historians have a wealth of sources to work...
Skorpios Island, Once Owned by Onassis, Becomes Ultra Luxury Resort
Skorpios, once Aristotle Onassis‘ private island in the Ionian Sea, and now owned by Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev, is turning into an ultra-luxury VIP resort. The once near-mythical paradise and playground of the world’s elite from the 1960s to the...