The Greek city of Klazomenai located near today's Izmir (Smyrna) was the center of ceramic production in the ancient world. Unique Ancient Greek ceramic figures along with a 2,500-year-old type of water-basin used for rituals have recently been discovered during...
The ghost village of Levissi (known today as Kayaköy) was once a bustling Greek village on the slopes of a hill in the district of Fethiye, Turkey, almost opposite the island of Rhodes. Greeks of the 5,000-year-old village were ethnically...
Once believed to have hosted the Ptolemaic queen of Egypt herself, the Cleopatra Pools - also known as the Pamukkale Antique Pool - is a popular tourist attraction in modern-day Turkey. The Cleopatra Pools are located in what was once...
Thessaloniki Capital of Greek Sweets
2023 marks the centennial of the Treaty of Lausanne, which efficiently ended the last traces of Greeks in Asia Minor and the Armenians in Artsakh. By Julian McBride 2023 marks the centennial of the Treaty of Lausanne, which efficiently ended the...
A 2,300-year-old tomb in southwest Turkey—once revered as a holy Islamic site—turns out to be the tomb of ancient Greek boxer Diagoras.
The Greeks of Cappadocia, in central-eastern Anatolia, created their own flourishing culture in ancient times that thrived for millennia.
Stelios Kazantzidis -- who died in 2001 --was the voice that contained the pain and desire of post-war, poverty-stricken Greece.