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The Magic of Creating Replicas of Ancient Greek Masterpieces

A workshop in Athens produces the only officially-certified replicas of ancient Greek masterpieces which are later sold at the country's archaeological sites, monuments, and museums. The exact copies of the most iconic pieces of ancient Greek art are made by...

Love Like The Ancient Greeks: The Six Types of Love

From passionate desire and romantic intimacy to family emotional closeness, there are many definitions of the relative concept of love. By Roman Krznaric What is love? In all truth, there is not one single answer to this question and this is...

The Amazons Could Have Existed in Ancient Greece

The fierce, fearsome, war-loving female warriors known as Amazons existed in ancient Greece, according to American historian Adrienne Mayor. The Stanford University historian's book The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World, reveals that such women...

Ancient Greek “School Yearbook” Discovered on Stone

An ancient Greek inscription on a marble slab discovered in storage at a Scottish museum earlier in the week is a “graduate school yearbook” with a list of Greek names, historians say. Experts analyzed the stone, which has been stored...

Ancient Greek Medicine Comes Back to Life

Greeks take their traditions, including those related to food, holidays, spirits, dances, and arts, which have persisted for thousands of years, very seriously. Those cultural practices which have helped them in the healing of disease and maintenance of good...

Priceless Ancient Greek Artifacts in Ukraine “Looted by Russia”

Officials in Ukraine say that Russia has looted a number of museums and has removed valuable exhibits, including ancient Greek gold artifacts given by the Greeks to the Scythians. The Scythians were a nomadic people that founded a rich, powerful...

Did the Ancient Greeks See Blue Like We Do?

Linguists and experts in the ancient world have long been puzzled by the absence of a distinct word for the color in Ancient Greek.

Ancient Greeks Left Their Mark in Egypt in 591 BC – in Graffiti

The urge to leave your mark for posterity is nothing new, as ancient Greek graffiti carved into an Egyptian Temple clearly shows.

What Were the Ancient Spartans Like?

Spartan society was very different from the rest in Greece, an example was the absence of walls, the city was protected only by its soldiers.

Exploring South Korea’s Greek Mythology Museum

The island of Jeju in South Korea is home to the Greek Mythology Museum where visitors can immerse themselves in the world of the Greek gods. The museum itself is modeled after classical Greek architecture, featuring a row of columns...