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Ancient Greek Corinthian Helmet Found in Southwest Russia

An ancient Greek Corinthian helmet was found in a fifth century BC grave in the Taman Peninsula, southwest Russia. Made of bronze, ancient Greek Corinthian helmets covered the entire head and neck, with slits for the eyes and mouth, protruding...

Five Ancient Greek Discoveries that Shaped Our Modern World

If you are wondering exactly what were the contributions of ancient Greece to our modern world, here is just a small sample of the top inventions and discoveries of the ancient Greeks that are remarkably used till today. The Alarm Clock of...

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...

The Ancient Greek Lexicon Published after 23 Years in the Making

Cambridge University Press has published the Cambridge Greek Lexicon after 23 years of work by the University's classics faculty. The group was led by the lexicon's editor-in-chief, James Diggle, a professor at Queens College who taught Greek and Latin...

Removal of Greek, Latin at Princeton Sparks Debate on Classics in the US

The recent decision by Princeton University to remove Greek and Latin requirements  for Classics majors to combat -- what it called -- institutional racism, has sparked a lively debate among academic circles in the US. In May, faculty members approved...

Love Like A Greek: 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...

Ancient Greek Helmet Found in Burial Chamber in Croatia

A very rare bronze Greek-Illyrian war helmet, used in Greece during the time of the Greco-Persian Wars, has just been discovered in a rock-cut tomb in Dalmatia, Croatia.