The discovery of the ancient Greek shipwreck "Odysseus," thought to be the oldest of its kind ever found, at the bottom of the Black Sea could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world. The 75ft ancient...
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the largest such stock exchange in the world, has quite humble origins. According to legend, it was founded on May 17, 1792 under a buttonwood tree outside of 68 Wall Street when 24 stockbrokers...
New research from an Israeli archaeological dig has proven that modern humans and Neanderthals lived together some 50,000 years ago.
The Antikythera Mechanism, widely believed to be the world’s first computer, was among wreckage retrieved from a shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Antikythera on May 17, 1901. A year later, it was identified as containing a...
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...
The Battle of Thermopylae and the fight of 300 Spartans against 10,000 elite Persian soldiers is a magnificent moment in Greece's history.
The ancient Greek theaters at Messene and Sicyon in the Peloponnese were centers for drama and culture in ancient times.
The Greeks of Cappadocia, in central-eastern Anatolia, created their own flourishing culture in ancient times that thrived for millennia.
The story of Oedipus is perhaps the most tragic story of ancient Greece. The mythological character was the king of Thebes and lived under the shadow of a curse that could not be avoided to the end of his...
There is a Greek village in Mani, Peloponnese, called Neochori, where its residents boast they are true descendants of ancient Sparta.