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Stolen Pictures of Saints Sold by Greeks

Two policemen of Scotland Yard’s Arts and Antiquity Unit delivered personally to the Greek Embassy of London six pictures of Saints that have been...

Renovation Works Started at Historic Monastery of St. George, Cairo

The historic monastery of Saint George in the old city of Cairo  ̶  also known as “Rotonda” of the East  ̶  has already started...

Giving from the Heart: The Philanthropy of George D. Behrakis

By Dimitri C. Michalakis/NEOmagazine The feeling stuck with him over an illustrious 40-year career in the pharmaceutical industry (from his early days at Johnson &...

Hawaii icon set for display at St. George Greek Orthodox Church

Usually, we think of Hawaii as honeymoon central with its blue waters, sunny beaches, exotic wildlife and swaying palm trees. But the youngest state...

History in the Making at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles

From its humble beginnings in the early 20th century, the Greek Orthodox community of Los Angeles continues its transformation, improving not just its own...

George Miller is getting ready for Odyssey

The Greek Australian director , most well known for his work on the Mad Max movies and the Oscar-winning Happy Feet, is planning to adapt Homer's masterpiece, The Odyssey with US actor Brad Pitt.

The History of the Greek Orthodox Community of Bangor, Maine

The small but thriving Greek community in Bangor, Maine has a rich history that dates back to the 1890s. The history of large-scale Greek immigration...

The Greek Ghost Village of Epirus that Resisted Tyranny

Paleo Mavronoros, an abandoned village in the Greek province of Epirus, has a long history of valiant resistance to tyrannical overlords and unique beauty...

Greek Island of Skyros Boasts Near-Deserted Beaches and Wild Ponies

Skyros, the southernmost of the Sporades, is not among the better-known Greek islands, but it has a devoted following which comes back year after...

Why Many Churches were Built on Top of Ancient Greek Temples

Surprisingly, many Christian churches were built on sites where ancient Greek temples once stood, and many temples were once used as churches at some...