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Ancient Greek Corinthian Helmet Found in Southwest Russia

An ancient Greek Corinthian helmet was found in a fifth century BC grave in the Taman Peninsula in southwest Russia. Made of bronze, ancient Greek Corinthian helmets covered the entire head and neck, with slits for the eyes and mouth,...

China’s Plan for a Canal Trade Route from Greece to Europe

China is considering to build a canal trade route from Greece to Europe through the Balkans in order to expedite the shipping of goods

2400-Year-Old Greek Ship is the Oldest Wreck Yet Discovered

The discovery of the ancient Greek shipwreck "Odysseus," thought to be the oldest of its kind ever found, at the bottom of the Black Sea could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world. The 75 foot...

Moskva: The Flagship of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Has Sunk

Moskva, the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet has sunk after being damaged by an explosion on Wednesday, Russia's defense ministry said on Thursday. The ship, a symbol of Russia's military power, leading its naval assault on Ukraine was being...

Ukraine Claims to Have Struck the Flagship of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet

Russia's defense ministry confirmed on Thursday that an explosion aboard Moskva, the flagship of the country's Black Sea Fleet, has "seriously damaged" the vessel. The ministry's statement said: "The cruiser Moskva's ammunition has detonated as a result of a fire...

The Most Important Ancient Greek Colonies in History

The first ancient Greek colonies were established as early as the 8th century BC, while wide colonization continued through the 5th

The Greek Roots of the Names of Cities in Ukraine

Greeks reading the names of towns and cities in Ukraine in the news may wonder why places like Sevastopol, Simferopol, Mariupol, and Melitopol seem so familiar. Just like many Greek place names, all of these Ukrainian cities feature the characteristic...

Turkey Bars Warships From Black Sea Straits Amid Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Turkey barred warships from passing through key straits in the Black Sea in a bid to de-escalate the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Monday. The move came after Ukraine asked Turkey to activate a 90-year-old international pact that can be used to...

Ancient Greek Heritage Uncovered at the Black Sea Coast of Bulgaria

Ancient Greek heritage from six centuries before Christ has been uncovered by archaeologists exploring the ancient Hellenic colony of Apollonia Pontica in modern-day Bulgaria. According to the Archaeology in Bulgaria news site, the dig has uncovered the well-preserved remains of...

Unique Byzantine Inscription Found on Gerasun Island off Black Sea Coast

A unique Byzantine inscription from the fourteenth century was recently discovered on Giresun Island in the Black Sea; inscribed on a terra cotta tablet, it is considered to be one of a kind because it is written regional alphabet...