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“Heroes of Bronze: The Memory” Short Film Brings Ancient Greece to Life

Heroes of Bronze: The Memory is the first CGI short film showcasing ancient Greece in magnificent detail. The first part of the series, which premiered last year, has garnered over 600,000 views on YouTube and has been widely praised by...

Battle of Marathon: The Helmet With the Soldier’s Skull Still Inside

This remarkable Corinthian-style helmet from the Battle of Marathon was reputedly found in 1834 with a human skull still inside. It now forms part of the Royal Ontario Museum’s collections, but originally it was discovered by George Nugent-Grenville, who was...

When Did the Greek Gods ‘Stop Interacting’ With Humans?

Greek mythology is absolutely filled with interactions between the gods and humans. The gods regularly intervened in human affairs. They got involved in battles, spoke to people, and even had children with humans. Obviously, real Greek history was quite...

The Story of the Real Marathon Run in Ancient Greece

The Athens Marathon the Authentic was established to commemorate the historic run of Pheidippides, an Athenian soldier who ran from the battlefield at Marathon to inform his fellow Greeks that the battle had been won. Why is the ancient Greek...

Thousands Join the 40th Athens Marathon

The 40th Athens Marathon the Authentic kicked off on Saturday morning with the opening ceremony at the Marathon Monument followed by the 10K Marathon in Athens. The actual Authentic Athens Marathon will take place on Sunday, but the competition program...