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Papaflessas: The Priest Turned Hero of the Greek War of Independence

Among the many heroes of the Greek War of Independence, Papaflessas was perhaps the most eccentric personality

Greece Becomes Top Destination for Russian Fuel Tankers

The number of tankers carrying Russian fuel that arrived in Greece in April reached record-breaking highs, indicating that the country's waters have become a top destination for transporting Russian fuel. According to a report by Reuters, arrivals of ships carrying...

Why Greek Statues Have Small Penises: Woman’s Lecture Goes Viral

A woman's explanation of why ancient Greek statues have small penises has gone viral on TikTok. Even a casual glance at classical sculptures in a museum will reveal that the penis on marble depictions of nude gods and heroes is...

Antikristo: The Cretan Way to Barbeque Meat with Roots in Ancient Greece

You will find some of the finest grilled food anywhere in the world in Greece; Antikristo, grilled lamb from Crete, is no exception.

The Panagia Soumela Icon, the Symbol of Hellenism in Pontus

The holy icon of Panagia Soumela, located in the homonymous Holy Church in Vermio, northern Greece, is the symbol of Hellenism in Pontus.

Cultivation of Cannabis was Legal in Greece Until 1936

The cultivation of cannabis in Greece for pharmaceutical purposes is now legal, as it was legal until 1936, the year it was prohibited

Greece to Scrap Mask Mandate on June 1st

People in Greece will no longer be required to wear masks indoors starting June first, according to Thanos Plevris, the Greek minister of health. However, masks will still be required in certain places, such as in hospitals, elder care homes,...

Long Lost Temple of Artemis in Evia, Greece Reveals More Secrets

A long-lost temple dedicated to the Goddess Artemis that was finally discovered in Evia, Greece after 100 years of archaeological research is revealing more of its secret treasures. The temple was discovered by a team from the Swiss Archaeological School...

Folegandros: An Unspoiled Greek Island Paradise

Folegandros is for those who are looking to experience a more simple and unforgettable Greek island vacation

The World’s Oldest Living Olive Tree is on Crete

Scientists estimate that the olive tree has been in the village of Ano Vouves in Chania for more than 3000 years.

The Philistines Were Likely of Greek Origin, According to DNA

Philistines were very likely of Greek origin, as a new DNA study traces the origins of the ancient villains in the Eastern Mediterranean

Foodies Alert: 5 Best Traditional Santorini Dishes to Try

When tourists visit the Greek Island of Santorini, they are often surprised by the unique traditional dishes that are served by the locals at tavernas and restaurants.

Unique Watermelon Recipes That are Perfect for Summer in Greece

While delicious on their own, watermelons are also a perfect addition to a number of refreshing recipes that transport you right to Greece.

The History of Feminism in Greece

While there were some proto-feminists in ancient Greece, feminism as a movement began in Greece in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries when women across the US and Europe began fighting for their rights. Women from the US, UK, and Ireland...

20 Fascinating Facts about Greece

Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, however, there are some facts that very few people are aware of.