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First Case of Down Syndrome Found in Ancient Greece

The first confirmed case of Down syndrome in Ancient Greece was found on the island of Aegina, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications. DNA analysis on the skeleton of a girl aged 12-16 months, who lived in...

Greece Says Saboteurs Damaged Undersea Water Pipeline to Aegina

Greek authorities are trying to identify the saboteurs who damaged an underwater pipeline that left the residents of the island of Aegina with no running drinking water in their homes. Officials said an explosive charge likely cut off the supply...

Why Pistachios From Greek Island of Aegina are the Best

The Greek island of Aegina is known for its pistachios, or fistikia, which are considered to be of the highest quality in the world.

Swimming Among the Ruins of a Glorious Ancient Greek Military Harbor

Island Aegina with its magestic beaches, is also the house of the fascinating story of an ancient military harbor open to bathers to enjoy!

Greece’s Saronic Gulf Islands Voted Best for 2023

Greece's Saronic Gulf islands were voted Best Island Destination in the World Travel Awards (WΤΑ) for 2023 in a glamorous ceremony in Batumi, Georgia

The Stunning Ancient Greek Temple of Aphaea on Aegina Island

The ancient Greek Temple of Aphaea on the Greek island of Aegina is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in the country. The goddess Aphaea, who was associated with agriculture and fertility, is thought to be a local deity,...

Where History Meets Leisure on Aegina Island, Athens’ Closest Escape

The island of Aegina, only seventeen miles from the Greek capital of Athens, is a gem of the Saronic Gulf which enchants visitors with its simplicity, history and beauty. It is definitely a place where history played its part in...

“Man of God” Film on St. Nectarios Premieres August 26

The life of Saint Nectarios, Greece's most contemporary saint, will be presented in the upcoming film "Man of God." The film premieres in theaters on August 26. Filmed in Greece, the movie depicts the life of Saint Nektarios of Aegina,...

Aegina Set to Become First Greek Island with Zero Stray Dogs

the "Zero Stray Pawject," is committed to reducing the number of stray dogs in Greece, especially on Aegina, in a cruelty-free way.

Aegina Set to Become First Greek Island with Zero Stray Dogs

the "Zero Stray Pawject," is committed to reducing the number of stray dogs in Greece, especially on Aegina, in a cruelty-free way.