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Empúries: The Ancient Greek Town of Spain

The most western ancient Greek colony documented in the Mediterranean is revealing its secrets through the development of a Document Centre on Greek trade and presence in Iberia, according to the creators of the Iberia Graeca centre. Empúries, formerly known...

Controversial New Book About Greeks Being First Settlers of New Zealand

A new 378-page book to be released this weekend is causing a series of debates on the issue of the first settlers of New Zealand. According to the authors of the book, Maxwell C. Hill, Gary Cook and Noel Hilliam,...

The Secrets of the Temple of Demeter Found in Ancient Greek Ruins In Russia

The discovery of the Temple of Demeter, that was found in ancient Greek ruins in Taman of South Russia last spring, has become the centre of attention among archaelogists and experts. According to the news website 'greek.ruvr.ru',  it is assumed that...

Australian Students Visit Greece to Study Ancient Greek Culture

A new 3 week long educational programme allows Australian university students to visit Greece, in order to study and immerse themselves in the ancient Greek culture and its legacy. In cooperation with the Australian Archaeological Institute of Athens, the students...

Play Based on Ancient Greek Tragedy Will Premiere in Toronto

The Canadian Stage will present Cruel and Tender, a provocative play by Britain’s Martin Crimp. Directed by filmmaker Atom Egoyan, this searing drama is based on an ancient Greek tragedy, but is set against the backdrop of today’s war...

Non Greek-born Students Excel In Learning Ancient Greek

The Ancient Greek language is still being taught in some of Australia's high schools. Surprisingly, the majority of the small number of students following this course are not Greek-born. Every year, at the VCE exams in Victoria, the best results...

13th Annual 8-Week Intensive Greek and Latin Summer School in Ireland

For the 13th year running, the Department of Classics at UCC offers an intensive 8-week summer school for beginners with parallel courses in Latin and Ancient Greek. The courses are primarily aimed at postgraduate students in diverse disciplines who need...

Researchers Ask Volunteers to Help Translate Ancient Greek Text

Researchers around the world are asking the public to help translate hundreds of thousands of ancient texts. A new project created by Oxford University and the Egypt Exploration Society was launched this week and includes U of M researchers. It’s...