Calamos Supports Greece

Ancient

Four Ancient Greek Mysteries Which Spark Controversy To This Day

Ancient Greece is known across the globe for its vast contributions to the very foundations of our modern world. Western ideals, sometimes taken for granted, such as Democratic rule and that which is today recognized as basic human rights—freedom of...

The Private Detective Who Devoted His Life to Saving Greece’s Heritage

George Tsoukalis, the private detective who has devoted his life to saving and protecting Ancient Greece's cultural heritage, talks exclusively about his rare profession. Tsoukalis is the famous "hunter" of the illicit dealers of antiquities and has solved 65 of...

Virtual Tour of Ancient Thessaloniki Reveals the City's Magnificent Past (video)

It is known to almost everyone that Greece's second-largest city, Thessaloniki, is a massive open museum, covering numerous different periods of Greece's antiquity. There is no surprise then why Thessaloniki is such a wonderful destination for those who love history...

Cyprus Seeks Answers as Ancient Vase Offered as State Gift to UK Ends Up in Auction

A very peculiar incident was recently revealed by historian Maria Paphiti, involving a precious ancient vase from Cyprus that was once offered to the UK as a state gift. It all started last May when the well-known Christie's auction house...

Greek Police Arrest Group Charged with Plundering Ancient Shipwrecks

Greek police announced on Monday that they have arrested three men on the island of Kythnos for allegedly plundering precious historical artifacts from ancient shipwrecks off the coast. The police said that they have discovered approximately 25 ancient amphorae (pottery vases),...

Ancient Shipwreck Discovered off Coast of Protaras, Cyprus

The Department of Antiquities of the Republic of Cyprus announced on Thursday that a major maritime archaeological discovery has been made off the east coast of the island, just off Protaras, near Larnaca. The Antiquities Department statement says the wreck...