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Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides' historical account, History of the Peloponnesian War, is considered a classic, as well as being one of the earliest known history books.

15 Sayings Greek Mothers Tell Their Children

Greek mothers get kind of  "traditional" when it comes to their children, always repeating several cliché sayings that make children laugh

Desert Monks: The Orthodox Brotherhood of Saint Anthony in Arizona

In 1995, six Orthodox monks left Mount Athos in Greece and came to the US to start Saint Anthony Orthodox Monastery in the Arizona desert.

The Strongest Greek That Ever Lived

Nearly 2,500 years ago, a Greek wrestler, Milo of Croton, was regarded as the strongest person ever lived in the known world.

Greek Orthodox Celebrate Saint George’s Day on April 25

The annual celebration of Saint George on April 23rd is one of the most important feasts in the Orthodox calendar. Almost all Greek households have someone called Georgios or Georgia among close or distant relatives or friends. However, this year,...

The Mystery Structure on Top of Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, dedicated the first among the Gods, is the most magnificent monument in Athens, other than the Acropolis.

Armenian Genocide: The Mass Murder of Christians in Turkey

The Armenian Genocide, the systematic mass murder, and expulsion of 1.5 million ethnic Armenians carried out in Turkey and adjoining regions by the Ottoman government between 1914 and 1923, is commemorated on April 24th every year. The Armenian Genocide was...

Greece Honors Baltadoros, The Pilot Who Fell Defending Aegean Skies

Greece remembers Giorgos Baltadoros, the fighter pilot who died April 12 in 2018 when his Mirage 2000-5 plane crashed into the Aegean.

Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

The ancient Greek value of hospitality which ranked at the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in Greece, is “philoxenia”

George Stravelakis: The Enslaved Greek who Became Ruler of Tunisia

George Stravelakis, sometimes called "Halkias," was an enslaved Greek man from the island of Chios who rose to become the Prime Minister of Tunisia in the 1860s. By Antonis Chaldeos Stravelakis was born in 1817 on the island of Chios. During the...

Covid-19: 26,785 Cases Recorded in Greece Tuesday

Greece confirmed 26,785 new Covid-19 infections and 34 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Tuesday. A total of 23,529 cases had been recorded in the country the day...

Baklava: The Dessert that has Greeks and Turks Fighting over Its Origin

Greeks and Turks have been at each other’s throats for centuries, but a rivalry seldom mentioned revolves around the origins of baklava.

The Remarkable Story of Greek-Ukrainian Patriot Turned Spy

Sonia Sofia Stefanidou, a Greek woman who served as a nurse in 1941, and later went on to operate as a spy against the German invaders

Tiffany Trump and Michael Boulos “Plan Wedding in Greece”

Tiffany Trump and her fiancé Michael Boulos are planning a destination wedding in Greece, according to news publication Insider. The couple met in Mykonos in July 2018. The pair are reportedly looking to hold their nuptials on the Greek island...

Two Earthquakes Shake Lefkada Island, Greece

Two earthquakes struck the Ionian island of Lefkada, Greece within a few hours on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. The first tremor measuring 3.9 occurred on Wednesday evening, followed by a stronger 4.4 earthquake overnight. The epicenter of the second earthquake...