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The Greek Alphabet and Its Surprising Connection to Egyptian Hieroglyphics

While the history of the alphabet of a particular language may not be of interest to many, it was quite significant to the Greeks....

Top 10 Strangest Things Found on Google Earth, Including in Greece

Since the advent of geobrowser Google Earth, a number of strange and mysterious phenomena around the globe are visible to everyday internet users, including...

Ancient Brooch of Romulus and Remus Found in Spain

The Department of Culture of the Generalitat Valenciana has announced the discovery of a unique silver brooch depicting the iconic scene of Remus and...

Greek Minister Blasts Netflix Doc on Alexander as ‘Low-Quality Fiction’

The Greek Minister of Culture Lina Mendoni criticized Netflix's series on Alexander the Great as being "low-quality fiction" that does not represent historical facts. The...

Scientists Reveal Secrets of World’s Oldest Uncracked Egg

Scientists discovered an ancient chicken egg, estimated to be around 1,700 years old. They found it during a dig in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire between 2007...

The Swastika Symbol in Ancient Greek and Etruscan Cultures

Today, the swastika symbol comes attached to the imagery of Nazi Germany and the holocaust, but the origins of this four-armed symbol predate the...

World’s Oldest Lipstick Discovered in Iran

In southeastern Iran's Jiroft region, archaeologists discovered a small vial made of chlorite. Inside it was a deep red substance thought to be ancient...

Did the War Between Atlantis and the Greeks Really Happen?

In Plato's account of Atlantis, found in both Timaeus and Critias, the legendary island civilization supposedly fought a war against the Greeks. This is a vital...

Mysterious “Stonehenge” Structure Discovered in US Lake

  A Stonehenge-like underwater stone structure was recently discovered in one of the Great Lakes in the USA, specifically in Lake Michigan. 5,000 years older than...

The Bars and Taverns of Ancient Greece

The bars and tavernas of ancient Greece, known as kapeleia, were the mainstay of popular life in ancient cities. The Ancient Greek elite preferred to drink...