Who, exactly, was considered beautiful in ancient Greece? Were their beauty standards much different from our own?
Russian archaeologists discovered a detailed ancient Greek silver medallion showing the Greek goddess Aphrodite (Roman Venus) in the 2,100-year-old grave of a priestess on the northeastern coast of the Black Sea. The unique medallion depicts ten rather than the known...
A team of Polish archeologists in Nea Paphos, Cyprus has recently unearthed a 1,500-year-old, two-sided amulet depicting a palindrome inscription written in ancient Greek. Palindromes are phrases that are read the same both forward and backwards. The amulet's 59-letter inscription reads: "ΙΑΕW...
The sculpted heads of Greek gods Aphrodite and Dionysus were recently unearthed in the ancient city of Aizanoi in western Turkey. The heads of both Aphrodite, the goddess of love, and Dionysus, the god of wine, "are important findings for...
Ironically, Greek Mythology is itself the subject of many myths that are widely believed by many people around the world.
A marble bathtub from the ancient Greek city of Aphrodisias in western Anatolia was seized earlier in April by Turkish police before it was sold by smugglers in the western province of Aydın’s Karacasu district. Turkish Archaeo News reports that...
The hauntingly beautiful myth of Psyche and Eros, a moving love story coming from the rich Greek mythology, has inspired countless artists all over the world throughout the centuries. From Renaissance painters all the way to today's filmmakers, Psyche and...
Ancient Greeks called quince 'the golden apple', a fruit of high nutritional value and medicinal qualities that also symbolized love
12Page 1 of 2