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Akrotiri, Santorini – The Bronze Age City Preserved in Volcanic Ash

Akrotiri, the 3,600-year-old city on the island of Santorini buried by ash from a gigantic volcanic eruption in 1650 BC, frozen in its Bronze Age glory, serves as an exquisite time capsule for contemporary archaeologists who learn more every...

International Team to Explore Santorini’s Volcano Secrets

A total of thirty scientists from all around the world are heading to Santorini aboard a ship that will probe the depths of the sea and take core samples of the sea bed in an effort to understand more...

Santorini Crowned “Most Beautiful Sunset Destination in the World”

The Greek island of Santorini was crowned recently by the travel website Bounce the destination with the most beautiful sunset in the world.

New Findings on Santorini Point to “Lost Island of Atlantis” Origins

The ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is now known as the Greek island of Santorini.

World's First Museum Dedicated to Lost Atlantis Opens on Santorini

The world’s first museum dedicated to the mythical -- but perhaps real -- island of Atlantis opened recently on Greece’s idyllic island of Santorini. The world-renowned Greek destination now hosts a museum which offers an opportunity for visitors to discover and...

James Cameron on a Documentary Mission to Find Lost City of Atlantis

James Cameron, director of Hollywood box office hits like Titanic and Avatar, is set to be the executive producer of a documentary about the mythical island of Atlantis. The famous filmmaker will work with National Geographic Channel to shoot...

Divers Discover Metal Linked to Mythical Island of Atlantis in Ancient Greek Shipwreck

A team of divers have discovered dozens of pieces of ancient metals from a shipwreck, aged 2,600 years, off the coast of Sicily island, in the south of Italy. According to "Archaeology Magazine," the wreck belongs to a Greek...

Argolic Gulf: The Atlantis of Greece

Scientists from Greece and Switzerland will take part in the PlanetSolar 2014 expedition in the Argolic Gulf , Greece in an effort to discover the most ancient submerged village in Europe. This new expedition called TerraSubmersa is organized by the Laténium in Neuchâtel, Switzerland,...

BBC America Greenlights ‘Atlantis’ Season Two After Airing One Episode

BBC America's Greek mythology series "Atlantis," which premiered Saturday, November 23, has already been picked up for a second season. The network announced the plan last week after airing the first episode to 838,000 viewers, which was the highest-rated series...

BBC’s “Atlantis” Brings Greek Mythology to Life

A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures of ancient Greece starts through a new adventure series “Atlantis” on BBC America on Saturday. It is already a sizable hit in Britain. The protagonists of “Atlantis”...