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Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?

Surviving images on countless works of art, including pottery, frescoes, wine cups, and sculptures, frequently depict ancient Greeks reclining on one side to eat and drink at a symposium. The habit of reclining to dine in ancient Greece began at...

Ancient Greeks Likely to have Guided the Creation of China’s Famous Terracotta Army (video)

The similarities between the sculptures which comprise China's famous Terracotta Army and ancient Greek statues has led some archaeologists to believe that they were created under the guidance of an ancient Greek sculptor. Xi'an's Terracotta Army was discovered by farmers in...

Ancient Greeks the Biblical Philistine Enemies of Jews, DNA Study Claims

The infamous Philistines, the enemies of the Hebrews in the Christian Bible, were likely ancient Greeks who had migrated to their land, a new study claims. Scientists of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena,...

Cyrene: The Impressive Ancient Greek City of Libya (video)

2,600 years ago, a group of Greeks from the island of Thira (also known as Santorini) headed south, searching for a new place to live. Their journey ended in the northern part of Africa, where modern-day Libya is found. These...

Ancient Greek Gods Found in Israel

  A 2,300-year-old image depicting the birth of the Greek goddess Athena has been unearthed by scientists studying the remains of a Biblical site in Israel, local media have reported. The find in e-Tell, just north of the Sea of Galilee,...

Did Ancient Greeks Help Create Famous Chinese Terracotta Warriors?

New studies regarding the 8,000 statues that guard the mausoleum of the First Emperor of China reveal that they were most likely created under the guidance of an Ancient Greek sculptor and were influenced by statues from Ancient Greece. The...