Apollo

Apollo Vs Agamemnon: The Plague in Ancient Greece was Divine Wrath

The plague appeared in Greece as a weapon of divine wrath. Agamemnon, offended the priest of Apollo and the God spread pestilence among the Greeks.

Eros and Psyche: The Greatest Love Story in Greek Mythology

The hauntingly beautiful myth of Psyche and Eros, a moving love story coming from the rich mythology of ancient Greece, has inspired countless artists all over the world throughout the centuries. From Renaissance painters all the way to today's filmmakers, Psyche...

The Ancient Greek Roots of Christmas Celebrations

Christmas is one of the the most important -- and perhaps the most treasured -- celebration of Christianity, filled with joy and love. Countries around the world celebrate with different customs which have deep roots within history and tradition....

Ancient Greek Well Used For Hydromancy Discovered in Athens

The ancient Greek phrase "ΕΛΘΕ ΜΟΙ Ω ΠΑΙΑΝ ΦΕΡΩΝ ΤΟ ΜΑΝΤΕΙΟΝ ΑΛΗΘΕC" is written on the mouth of a well that came to light during the latest excavations of the German Archaeological Institute at the archaeological site of Kerameikos in Athens. The...

New Archaeological Findings of Apollo Sanctuary on Greek Island

New excavation work at an Archaic sanctuary site on an Aegean Sea islet unearthed important findings about its size and organization, Greece's Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday. Excavations on the small uninhabited islet of Despotiko --located off the popular island...

Full Moon Concert in Delos on August 1

When the sun sets on Saturday, August 1, something magical will happen. A Full Moon Concert will begin at 9:00 pm on the largest archaeological site in Europe - the Greek island of Delos. Singer Fotini Darra will perform with...

French Digital Artists Breathe Life Into God Apollo

The astonishing project of French BK I Digital Art Company, "Golem x Apollo," has recently brought the disembodied head of ancient Greek god Apollo to life, marking the beginning of a new era for art museum exhibits in the near future....

Small Underwater Town Found Off Delos in the Aegean

Remains of an ancient town were discovered on the bottom of the Aegean Sea off the island of Delos, according to a Ministry of Culture announcement. The ruins of an ancient pottery workshop prompted archaeologists to say that this was...

Despotiko: The Small Island Soon to Become an Open Museum

The small island of Despotiko, west of Antiparos in the Cyclades, will soon be an open museum, rich with archaeological findings. The Ministry of Culture is planning to make Despotiko an archaeological site that will be open to the public,...

Ancient Greek Oracles and Prophecies

Man’s desire to know what the future holds is nothing new or out of the ordinary. In ancient times, the need to know what is to come can be best exhibited by exploring methods in which the Greeks created...