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A ‘New Ephesus’ is Waiting to be Unearthed at Parion, Turkey

Archaeological excavations at Parion, the ancient port of the Hellenistic period in today’s north-west Turkey, have shown that hundreds of large buildings are buried underneath. Founded in 709 B.C, Parion was a Greek city in Mysia on the Hellespont. According to...

New Discoveries at Poseidonia Tell Us More About the Ancient City’s Greek Founders

The city originally called Poseidonia was established by Greek colonists some twenty-five hundred years ago, and was one of the most important sanctuaries in Magna Graecia (modern-day southern Italy) at that time. The city fell in the ruling hands...

Vlochos 'Lost City Ruins' Discovered 200 Years Ago, Archaeologists Clarify

Responding to press articles about the discovery of a 'lost' ancient city in the Vlochos area of Thessaly, archaeologists working on the Vlochos Archaeological Project (VLAP) on Tuesday posted a press release clarifying that the remains in the area...

Archaeologists Discover a Lost Greek City Dating Back 2,500 Years!

Just five hours north of Athens archaeologists have discovered a lost ancient Greek city dating back some 2,500 years. The discovery of ancient ruins on the hillside where the city sits is nothing new to archaeologists, who had dismissed them...

Inscribed Column of Darius I Found in Ancient Greek City Phanagoria

Part of an ancient marble column was found in the ancient Greek city of Phanagoria, in the Krasnodar region of southern Russia, in the Taman peninsula. The column bears an inscription referring to the Persian king Darius I, according...

Archaeologists Uncovered Evidence of a Coup in Ancient Greece

Russian archaeologists made a significant discovery while working in the ancient Greek city of Phanagoria, a city that used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Bosporous. The team found evidence of a violent coup that took place...

Spain: French Couple Caught Looting Ancient Greek and Roman Ruins

Spanish police reported that a French couple was allegedly caught looting ancient coins, brooches and other artifacts from an archaeological site, containing numerous ancient Greek and Roman ruins. The couple was found by police inside a vehicle that was parked...

Belgian Composer Wim Mertens Inspired by Ancient Greek City

Famous Belgian composer, pianist, guitarist and musicologist Wim Mertens announced that he intends to write a new musical piece about the ancient Greek city of Nicopolis, which inspired him during his concert at the monument last August. In a related announcement, the...

Ancient Greek City Philippi to Claim Place in World Heritage List

It was revealed on Monday that the archaeological site of Philippi in northern Greece will be a candidate to become one of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. UNESCO’s World Heritage List includes archaeological sites and monuments of special cultural or physical...

Canadian Newspaper Praises Greek Holiday Destinations

In a recent article published in Canadian newspaper “The Vancouver Sun,” Janice and George Mucalov describe their Aegean Sea cruise from Istanbul to Athens. Having visited the more popular destinations such as Mykonos and Santorini on a previous cruise, the two writers were able...