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Following the Footsteps of Saint Paul Across Greece

The two missionary journeys of St. Paul in Greece were of great importance for bringing  Christianity to its people and from there to western Europe

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, southwest Russia. Made of bronze, ancient Greek Corinthian helmets covered the entire head and neck, with slits for the eyes and mouth, protruding...

Five Remarkable Marine Animals of Greece (And Where to Find Them)

Many remarkable marine animals can be found in the waters of Greece.

Ancient Greeks Used Lifting Device to Move Stones Before Cranes

Recent research shows that ancient Greeks had used a primitive type of lifting machine to move heavy stones before they began using cranes 2,500 years ago, according to the website Gizmodo.

Economic Sanctions of Pericles 2,500 Years Ago Backfired, Prolonging War

Sanctions date back to antiquity, with the "Megarian Decree" issued by Athenian statesman Pericles in 432 BC being the first recorded

Police Arrests Man for Trying to Sell Ancient Greek Statue

A finely made 5th-century BC ancient Greek statue was turned over to the Greek Ministry and Sports Culture by the Attica police on Friday.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens Wins Film Award for Corinth Excavation

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens was given the Orona Foundation Award for its short film "Twelve Decades of Discovery: American School Excavations at Corinth" on Saturday, November 21. The Orona Foundation Award, bestowed at the 20th International...

Corinth, Greece Fire Rages Out of Control; Villages Evacuated

For a second day, Greek firefighters are continuing to battle the fire that broke out near Corinth, on the Peloponnesian peninsula, on Wednesday, with villagers now having been evacuated and water-dropping aircraft making repeated runs at the blaze. Another fire...

Jaw-Dropping Scenes As Massive Cruise Ship Passes Through Corinth Canal

The largest ship to ever pass through the narrow Corinth Canal in southern Greece amazed both the fortunate passengers on board and spectators along the Canal on Wednesday morning. The MS Braemar cruise ship, belonging to the UK-based Fred. Olsen...

Woman Dies After Falling off Corinth Canal's Bridge in Greece's Peloponnese

A woman fell off a bridge over the Corinth Canal which connects the Peloponnesian Peninsula with the rest of the Greek mainland in the early hours of Friday. The woman has not been identified at this time, but according to local media she...