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World’s First Robot was Made in Ancient Greece

The world’s first robot operated in Anciient Greece. The Automate Therapaenis (automatic maid) was the name of a technological miracle during the third century BC

Marble Pyramid Island at Keros Reveals Origins of Ancient Greece

Keros, the small, uninhabited Cycladic island south of Naxos, Greece, had one of the most important Cycladic settlements during the Bronze Age, reaching the peak...

How Was Cancer Treated in Ancient Greece?

It was Hippocrates, the father of medicine, who identified and gave the name cancer to the illness that blights humanity to this day.

Market Economy Thrived in Ancient Greece 3,000 Years Ago

an international team of researchers claim that market economy thrived in Ancient Greece 3,000 years before previously believed.

Ancient Greece VS Egypt: Similarities and Differences

In the list of countries with the richest heritage, because Egypt's recorded history began earlier, Egypt comes out on top with ancient Greece just...

Ancient Greece Meets Anglicanism at London’s St. Pancras New Church

The St. Pancras New Church is a Greek Revival church in the Bloomsbury/St. Pancras neighborhood in London. Even though its name suggests otherwise, it...

The Best Ancient Greece Comedies Still Funny Today

Some things never change--and humor, luckily, is one thing that hasn't changed a great deal over time, as we can see today by the...

Miracle Plant Used in Ancient Greece Rediscovered After 2,000 Years

The "miracle" plant Silphium consumed by Ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians, which was thought to have become extinct two thousand years ago, has recently...

The First African-American Poet and Her Love of Ancient Greece

In 1761, Phillis Wheatley, a young West African girl, was captured and brought to America on a slave ship. There Susanna Wheatley, wife of...

Pomegranate: The Red Gold of Ancient Greece

The pomegranate is deeply embedded in human history. For thousands of years, it has been a vital food and medicine for people in many...