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Ancient Cemetery for Infants Discovered on Greek Island

The study of the largest ancient Greek cemetery for infants found on Astypalea island in Greece continues, shedding light on the goddess of childbirth

The Mysterious Ancient Greek Relief Sculpture of an Ear

An ancient Greek relief sculpture featuring a lone ear may seem strange to us today, but it was actually created with the hopes that someone would be healed of an affliction related to their own ear. The fourth-century relief, which...

Snakes Were Used to Heal the Sick in Ancient Greece

Snakes have held significant roles in the mythology of many ancient cultures, including in ancient Greece, where they were even used to heal the sick. Around the world, the reptiles are often seen as symbols of healing, transformation, or fertility....

Ancient Respect for Health Helps Modern Greeks Face Coronavirus

Greece has received a bounty of praise from world figures and international media for its quick and effective response to the coronavirus pandemic. First for the rapid response of the Greek government, which took draconian measures immediately, and second,...

Asclepius Sanctuary on Acropolis Slope to be Restored

The Asclepieion also known as the Asclepius sanctuary, which sits at the southern slope of Acropolis was unknown until a few years ago. It wasn't until 1993, when research led architect Rosalia Christodoulopoulou to discover piles of architectural parts and building debris. "Breaking down these...