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The School of Aristotle: One of the First ‘Universities’ in the World

A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle are located just two miles from the contemporary town of Naoussa, in the Greek region of Macedonia. Located in the region of Esvoria, along the...

Edible Insects: New Frontier For Western Cuisine Has Ancient Roots

With the green light for the production and introduction of the first edible insects into European markets, conflicting opinions were rife.

Fourth of July: How Ancient Greece Inspired American Independence

Greek Americans have one more reason to be proud on the Fourth of July each year because they don't only celebrate America's Independence Day, but also the great influence of Hellenism on the birth of the American nation. The ideas...

Floods Cause Extensive Damage in Olympiada, Northern Greece

The village of Olympiada in the regional unit of Halkidiki in Central Macedonia, Greece suffered severe flooding on Friday due to the extensive amounts of rainfall which have fallen continually in the region over the last several hours. The area's...

Hike and Mountainbike Across Greece with Alexander the Great

A series of new hiking and mountainbiking tours were presented by Greek tourist agencies as part of the "Cities of Alexander the Great" initiative at the Ferien International Tourist Fair in Vienna recently. The agencies also promoted cultural and historically-oriented...

Uzupis: The Lilliputian European State Founded on Aristotelian Principles

Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, can be said to boast of a neighborhood like no other: one that became an independent state, based on Aristotle's principles. Meaning "beyond the river" or "the other side of the river" in the Lithuanian...

Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher: The Aristotle Menu

According to Aristotle, the world was based on five building elements, earth, fire, water, air and ether. Gastronomy professor Giorgos Palisidis built what he calls the  "Aristotelian menu", based on foods and ingredients of northern Greece, the birthplace of...

British School Uses Aristotle to Teach Pupils How to Spot ‘Fake News’

A leading private school in the UK will use Greek philosophers to teach pupils how to spot "fake news" on social media, as it prepares to launch a new course in the new year. Brighton College will begin offering the...

Ancient Macedonian Theatre of Mieza Reopens on August Full Moon Night

The little-know ancient theatre of Mieza in central Macedonia reopens to the public on August 7th, the night of the first August full moon. The theatre, which has been restored to its former beauty, lies near the modern town Naousa. It...

Lectures on the Philosophy of Aristotle July 9 – July 15 in Athens

The event titled World Congress of Philosophy will open at the Herod Atticus Theatre on the topic of Aristotle this Saturday. Lectures that are part of the event will run until July 15 and take place at Athens University’s School...