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The Top Archaeological Sites You Absolutely Must See in Greece

The 18th of April is the International Monuments and Sites Day, and these are the top Greek archaeological sites you must visit! However, with a history as rich and expansive as that of Greece, it is no surprise that there...

Video Game Allows Players to Build Their Own Ancient Greek City

Video game fans will be able to construct their own ancient Greek city in the upcoming strategy sandbox game Builders of Greece. The upcoming title is being published by CreativeForge Games and developed by BLUM Entertainment and Strategy Labs. It is...

New Netflix Documentary Forgets Cleopatra was Greek

A new Netflix documentary, Queen Cleopatra, exploring the life of the legendary ruler of Egypt, has come under fire for historical revisionism. The documentary has been criticized for "blackwashing" due to the decision to depict Cleopatra as black, despite...

Greece and China: The Wisdom of Ancient Civilizations

Chinese culture belongs to one of the oldest civilizations, as does Greek culture, and Confucian teachings have been regarded as providing the definitive morality that underpins Chinese mentality and behavior, regardless of any religious background. By Steve Bakalis “The values of...

“Heroes of Bronze: The Memory” Short Film Brings Ancient Greece to Life

Heroes of Bronze: The Memory is the first CGI short film in a planned series showcasing ancient Greece in magnificent detail. The first part of the series, which premiered on January 21, has garnered over 600,000 views on YouTube and...

15 Greek Antiquities Repatriated from Switzerland

15 Greek antiquities will be repatriated from Switzerland, the Geneva court has ruled. The ancient Greek items of historical significance were illegally in the possession of a well-known antique dealer. The items, which are now set to arrive in Greece,...

Missing Ancient Greek Inscriptions Solved by Artificial Intelligence

Ancient Greek historians have now an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to help decipher texts. Being a scholar in ancient Greek is difficult. The primary texts, on stone that may have been chipped and weathered through time, are frequently damaged beyond...

Ancient Greek Settlement Area of Tenea Discovered for the First Time

The Ancient Greek settlement area of Tenea was discovered for the first time during recent excavations, the Greek Ministry of Culture reported on Friday. Tenea was an ancient Greek town near Corinth, approximately 80 kilometers southwest of Athens. Archaeologists discovered...

The Ancient Greeks Had Alternative Facts Too

The ancient Greeks had different ways of thinking about narrative and truth than we do today. By Joel Christensen In an age of deepfakes and alternative facts, it can be tricky getting at the truth. But persuading others—or even yourself—of what...

When Americans Looked to Ancient Greece and Rome for Inspiration

The ancient world of Greece and Rome has long permeated America, in everything from museum collections to home furnishings. The design of the nation’s public monuments, buildings and universities, as well as its legal system and form of government,...