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Massive Spending in War Against Sparta Backfired in Ancient Athens

A historian looks at the plague that hit Ancient Athens and explains how a massive government spending plan backfired 2,500 years ago. 

Spending a Day in Plaka, the Oldest Neighborhood in Athens

Spending a day in the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime.

Ruling Conservatives Suffer Defeats in Greece’s Local Elections

The ruling conservative party in Greece suffered unexpected defeats in the second round of local elections, both regional and municipal, held on Sunday. Kyriakos Mitsotakis' New Democracy (ND) party candidates lost in Athens and Thessaloniki and five of the six...

Coffee Culture in 1926 Athens

A striking image in at Athens' Syntagma Square, apparently taken during the late morning in the summer of 1926, has recently resurfaced

Athens, Thessaloniki, Change Mayors in Historic Abstention From Voting

Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece's two major cities, voted in new mayors in Sunday's runoff local government elections with abstention reaching a record high. However, abstention was the real winner of the local government elections, as 48 percent of registered voters...

Greece Among Countries With World’s Top Bars

Two of Greece's top bars have earned places on the list of the world's finest spots, as unveiled by The World's 50 Best Bars 2023. This recognition comes in the expanded list, which ranges from 51 to 100, and...

The Day Athens Was Liberated From Nazi Occupation

It was a sunny autumn day when the bells in the churches of Athens began ringing joyously and the citizens rushed out on the streets, many of them waving the Greek flag in celebration. Everyone knew why. The bells...

Parthenon Sculptures Were Colorful, New Scientific Analysis Shows

New evidence say that the Parthenon sculptures were colorful and had detailed designs with human figures and palm leaf patterns. This revelation comes from a study published in the journal Antiquity. Researchers used advanced scanning technology to closely examine...

Greece Among World’s Top 3 Countries to Travel to

Greece placed third in the 2023 Reader's Choice Awards for best countries to visit. Nine Greek islands also made it in Europe's top 20 islands. The rankings were recently published by the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler, with readers participating...

The Greatest Ancient Greek Orator and Politician, Demosthenes

Demosthenes is considered the most important orator of antiquity and of all times, as many of his speeches were studied by students of rhetoric for centuries