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The ‘Greek Titanic’: The Worst Naval Disaster in Modern Greek History

The sinking of the Greek passenger steamer Himara on January 19, 1947 near South Evia resulted in the loss of at least 383 people...

Saint Basil: A Towering Figure in Greek History

Saint Basil is remembered by the Greek people as the figure who bore gifts and helped children and the poor at Christmastime.

When Did Greek Mythology End and Greek History Begin?

There are countless myths and legends about ancient Greece. Of course, there are also countless historical records about it, too. So when did ancient...

Four Stories About Coffee That Made Greek History

The rise and fall of empires has been determined to a significant degree by trade, especially insofar as rare materials are concerned. Coffee is one...

Discover Centuries of Greek History in Veria

Built at the foot of Mount Vermion, the Greek city of Veria was the second most important town after Aigai in the ancient Macedonian...

The Ancient Greek History of Truffles and the Thunderbolt from Zeus

The history of truffles is one of folklore and intrigue, but very few people know of its links to the ancient Greek god Zeus....

Women Who Loomed Large in Greek History

Women in Greek history have persevered, protected, challenged and led in many realms over the centuries, including religion and the arts.

The Strangest Deaths in Ancient Greek History

Many ancient Greek individuals left an indelible mark on history, be it in the sciences, arts, philosophy, or politics, but some of these very...

Art of George Petrides Inspired by Greek History at the Maliotis Center

An exhibition by Greek-American sculptor George Petrides opens on September 12th at the Maliotis Cultural Center, Brookline, MA. The exhibition titled Hellenic Heads: George Petrides...

Ancient Greek History Video Games Now Part of College Curricula

Taking advantage of our screen-based lives in modern times, college professors are now using history-based video games in university classrooms around the country, instilling...