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Palindrome Inscription Found on Ancient Amulet in Cyprus

A team of Polish archaeologists in Nea Paphos, Cyprus have unearthed a 1,500-year-old two-sided amulet depicting a palindrome inscription written in ancient Greek. Palindromes are phrases that are read the same both forward and backwards. The amulet's 59-letter inscription reads: "ΙΑΕW ΒΑΦΡΕΝΕΜ...

Hermes of Praxiteles Statue a Timeless Symbol of Hellenism

The statue of Hermes and the Infant Dionysus was discovered on 1877 but its influential presence makes it a timeless piece of Hellenism.

Hermes, the God of Thieves in Ancient Greece

In Greek mythology, Hermes is considered the messenger God, in charge of protecting travelers, thieves, and guide the souls to the Hades

Photo Exhibition of the ‘Bell Bearers’ of Eastern Macedonia Shows Ancient Greek Ritual

Melbourne will be getting a glimpse of an ancient Greek tradition from eastern Macedonia as the renowned photographer Nick Vavdinoudis will be presenting photos in his exhibit Faces+Masks. The exhibit is scheduled to be showcased at the Hellenic Museum...

'Promeithea': A Three-Day Event Brings Back the Ancient Greek Spirit [video]

Most visitors to Greece relate to its ancient past through monuments, museums, or, if they are really motivated, through books. Few, if any, are ever exposed to a real life display of faith in the twelve gods or ancient...

Free Flights to Athens For Passengers Dressed as Ancient Greek Gods

Blue Air is offering free flights on its Turin-Athens route for toga-clad passengers willing to dress like Greek gods. The Romanian carrier's official Facebook page states that free flights are being offered to the first fifty travelers who appear...

Ancient Greek Well Used For Hydromancy Discovered in Athens

The ancient Greek phrase "ΕΛΘΕ ΜΟΙ Ω ΠΑΙΑΝ ΦΕΡΩΝ ΤΟ ΜΑΝΤΕΙΟΝ ΑΛΗΘΕC" is written on the mouth of a well that came to light during the latest excavations of the German Archaeological Institute at the archaeological site of Kerameikos in Athens. The...

Dodoni Theater Reopens After 17 Years to Host Aeschylus' Poetic Masterpiece

Greek mythology's undisciplined titan Prometheus challenges the power of Olympian gods, giving mankind fire stolen from Mount Olympus. His punishment and suffering will be relentless at the hands of Zeus. Prometheus will be chained and abused in a Caucasus mountain. Aeschylus' poetic...

Sotheby's Selling Antiquities Claiming They Come from Amphipolis

The interest around the ancient Greek tomb of Amphipolis may have decreased dramatically over the last months, however, the “brand name” created during the excavations and thanks to the mystery regarding the dead who were buried in Casta hill,...

Greek Gods in the Streets of Belgium

Two artists from Spain inspired by the Greek mythology created a stunning art installation for the North West Walls Street Art Festival in Belgium. With its impressive stories and emblematic gods, Greek mythology is a valuable source of inspiration for artists...