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Temple of Olympian Zeus Marble Horse Recovered from Seabed in Italy

A large marble relief depicting a prancing horse believed to have been part of the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Agrigento, Italy, has been...

Was Horse Diving a Real Thing?

Horse diving is something that many people have never heard of. From the late 1800s to the end of World War II, this strange...

The Ancient Graves Where the Rich Were Buried With Horses and Chariots

Several years ago, a grave with human remains plus chariots and horse skeletons was discovered in Thrace in northeastern Greece. Archaeologists said the grave from...

Was the Trojan Horse an Actual Wooden Horse?

The story of the Trojan Horse is one of the most famous stories in Greek mythology. It is part of the climax of the...

The History of Horses in Ancient Greece

Horses in Ancient Greece have always held particular significance, and they played an almost mythological role in its history. The ancient Greeks looked upon...

Centauridae, the Half-Women, Half-Horses of Greek Mythology

The Centauridae, or Centauresses, were fantastic creatures from ancient Greek mythology blending women and horses, much like the Centaurs, who had the torsos of...

The Greek Origins of Saint Mark’s Horses in Venice

Attributed to ancient Greek sculptor Lysippos, the exquisite bronze horses adorning the basilica of Saint Mark in Venice have their own fascinating story to tell.

The Miniature Therapy Horses of Greece

There are just 27 adorable miniature therapy horses in the entire world; six of them are in Greece, just off a quiet road in...

New Evidence for Horseback Riding Dates Back 5,000 Years

Archaeologists have discovered evidence of the earliest known instance of horseback riding. This evidence, which would change history, was found in human remains that...

Horse Found Alive Under Rubble 21 Days after Turkey Earthquake

Twenty-one days after the devasting earthquake in Turkey, a horse was found alive in the rubble of a building in the city of Adiyaman. A...