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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 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...

The Myth of Daphne, Who Chose Eternal Silence Over Sexual Assault

This ancient myth of Daphne, in which the nymph transforms herself into a tree to escape the lustful attention of the god Apollo, has inspired countless retellings in art. Its themes resonate today. 

The 12 Greek Gods and Their Unique Superpowers

The ancient Greek gods remain a fascination around the world. As immortals with unusual powers, they appear in movies, books, video games.

The Island of Delos: Where Greek Mythology and History Come Alive

When you want to escape to an Greek island which can transport you back to the times of the ancient Greek gods, look no further than Delos.

Stunning Archaeological Finds in Greece Dig Reveal Ties to Apollo

Greek archaeologists presented never-before-seen discoveries from the Kozani region at an archaeological conference over the weekend.

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.

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...