A Greek Orthodox monastery, founded more than one thousand years ago is thriving just south of Rome, Italy in the epicenter of Catholicism.
When Yannis Ritsos passed away on November 11, 1990, the world of poetry lost one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.
Greek poet Konstantinos Kavafis brought an international aura to modern Greek poetry, by being a master at saying a lot with very little.
Every Greek household has a "tselemente" -- a "cookbook" that took its name after Nikolaos Tselementes, the famous chef.
Constantine Passaris, a Greek-Canadian economics professor at the University of New Brunswick at Fredericton is included in the prestigious inaugural edition of "Who's Who in Greece 2020" for his long and distinguished service to his home country. Who's Who in...
The oldest public library in Greece, the Public Historical Library of Zakynthos, has been renovated. The library was established in 1628 by the Venetians who owned the island. Currently, it hosts 50,000 rare editions and 20,000 books of the last decades. The...
Greek writer and journalist Vassilis Alexakis died in France at the age of 77 on Monday, it was announced today. He was born in Athens in 1943 and studied at the Lille School of Journalism. Alexakis had been a journalist at...
One of the oldest extant hand-lettered gospels, written in Greek between the end of the 10th century and the start of the 11th, is on its way to being returned to the monastery it was stolen from in northeastern...
English author Victoria Hislop was on Thursday officially sworn-in as a Greek citizen during a special ceremony held at the interior ministry. Hislop was awarded an honorary Greek citizenship in July 2020 for her work promoting modern Greece's history and...
The iconic Greek poet, scholar, translator, essayist, art collector and art gallery owner Dinos Christianopoulos passed away on Tuesday in his hometown of Thessaloniki, a place he never left. He was 89 years of age. Christianopoulos was born on March...