Ancient Greek “Nestor’s Cup” Contained Remains of Three People
An ancient grave with a Nestor's Cup that was believed to contain the remains of a child has now been found to be the burial place of three adults. Ancient Greeks normally buried their loved ones in pithoi, large pottery...
How Ancient Greeks Shaped the Latin Alphabet
The Latin alphabet is undoubtedly the world's most recognizable form of written language, whose history goes back in time to the eras of ancient Greek and Roman dominance of the entire Western world. In its modern form, with its many...
The Mystery of the Tidal Rips of Chalkida, Greece
The mystery and beauty of the phenomenon of Chalkida have captivated the Greeks since ancient times, including the Aristotle himself.
Greek Island of Evia Honors Poet and Writer Tasos Papapostolou
An event held at Chalkida, the capital of Evia, on Sunday honored poet and writer Tasos Papapostolou, who made a significant contribution to the cultural and historic landscape of the island and beyond for more than 40 years. The event...
Watch Moment Cargo Vessel Crashes into Chalkis Bridge [Video]
Cargo vessel Madares collided with the old bridge in Chalkis, Evia, at around 12:45 am (Greek local time) on Friday, May 13. At the time of the incident the cargo vessel, transporting coal, was en route from Aliveri, Evia, to...
5+1 Must See Hotspots in Chalkida, Greece
Chalkida, the capital of Euboea Island in Greece provides an island paradise close to Athens that is perfect for a Greek summer getaway, without breaking the bank.
Wildfires Spread Across Greece
At least six wildfires broke out across Greece on Friday, July 17. The first large-scale fire occurred in Laconia, Peloponnese, where firefighters are still trying to get the situation under control using land vehicles and Canadair aircraft. More than two...
Egypt Connected to Chalkis Red House
The Hearth of Knowledge (Estia Gnosis) in Chalkis has been connecting schools in Evia with schools in Egypt, under the project TeleHearth during the last three years. The project promotes the exchange of knowledge and science between two classes that...