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Lavender, a Greek Treasure since Ancient Times

Lavender, one of the most popular herbs in the world, has been highly valued since ancient Greek times. Moreover, it was the ancient Greeks who were the first among Europeans to study, cultivate, and appreciate this plant. Lavender is an...

Titan Quest II Will Immerse Video Gamers in Greek Mythology

Titan Quest II, an upcoming action RPG developed by Grimlore Games and published by THQ Nordic, will give video game fans the opportunity to explore the world of ancient Greek mythology. The antagonist of the upcoming game will be Nemesis,...

Greek Temple-Style Home in England Restored After Two Centuries

Belsay Hall, a historical house built in Greek temple style, was renewed in Northumberland, North East England, The Guardian reports. Constructed between 1810 and 1817, Belsay Hall was the brainchild of its owner, Sir Charles Monk, an English liberal politician,...

The Spot Where Lovers Jumped to Death in Ancient Greece

Lefkada, the Greek island in the Ionian sea, is known internationally for its breathtaking landscape and crystalline, turquoise waters. Yet Lefkada's mythic past holds many tragic tales, specifically in terms of the iconic Cape Lefkada, that sits 60 meters (nearly...

The Mysterious Nabataeans and the Greek Influence

  Is the history of the Nabataeans mysterious or lost? The Kingdom of the Nabataeans has not been substantially recorded by scholars and archaeologists alike, but that is changing. The question is if there is any connection between the Nabataeans...

First Food Award Invented in Ancient Greece

While it's not a Michelin star as we all know it, the first food award originated in Ancient Greece. The Ancient Greek world was not limited to today's borders. Many cities in other Mediterranean territories spoke the Greek language and...

British Museum Artifacts Sold on eBay for $50

Stolen items from the British Museum's collection have been put up on eBay, one of the world's largest online marketplaces. Artifacts, including those from the time of Ancient Rome, were sold for $50, although their real price reaches $65,000. Among...

Social Class in Ancient Greece: Sparta and Athens

The division of people into various social classes is a persistent feature across civilizations and was no less the case in ancient Greece where social class was determined by several factors such as birth, wealth, occupation, and citizenship. Ancient Greek...

Byzantine Warrior With Gold-Threaded Jaw Found in Greece

A Byzantine warrior whose previously-broken jaw was mended with gold thread has been unearthed in Greece; recent scholarship has revealed that he had been operated on using a technique propounded by the Greek physician Hippocrates 1,800 years earlier. Killed on...