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