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The Story of Cheesecake Starts in Ancient Greece

Cheesecake is one of the most recognizable and popular desserts. You may assume its origins trace back to France or possibly Italy, as the fluffy cream cheesecake has become a staple of traditional bakeries. But cheesecake has a very different...

The Heraean Games: When Greek Women Held Their Own Olympics

The ancient Heraean Games was a sporting event exclusively for women, in honor of the Greek goddess Hera done every four years.

Will Greece Ever Be Permanent Home to Olympic Games?

As the originator or the games, perhaps it is time for Greece to insist that Greece become the permanent home for the Olympic games.

Seven+1 Ancient Olympic Habits We Won't Miss

Since the first Olympic Games in 753BC until today, many things have changed. At first, the Olympics lasted one day only and featured one event: a short sprint. Later on, more sports were added and the Games lasted more days,...

“Ancient Greek Olympic Games Were Totally Corrupted” Says British Documentary

The documentary 'The Ancient Greek Olympics' broadcast by British Channel 4 shows a different view of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece, clearly more corrupt and more 'hot' than what comes to mind when modern people think about the...