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First-ever Medicinal Cannabis Production Plant Opens in Greece

Greece's first-ever medicinal cannabis production plant was inaugurated at Examilia, in Corinth, on Thursday. The investment by Tikun Europe, a subsidiary of Israel-based Tikun Olam, was welcomed by Greek Development & Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis, who called the inauguration a...

Ancient Greek Settlement Area of Tenea Discovered for the First Time

The Ancient Greek settlement area of Tenea was discovered for the first time during recent excavations, the Greek Ministry of Culture reported on Friday. Tenea was an ancient Greek town near Corinth, approximately 80 kilometers southwest of Athens. Archaeologists discovered...

How Economic Sanctions in Ancient Greece Backfired, Prolonging War

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

Greece Becomes a European Hub for Liquefied Natural Gas

Greece is becoming a European hub of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as demand grows in the wake of the war in Ukraine, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis told an international conference on LNG held in Athens on Wednesday. Mitsotakis presented the new infrastructures...

Following in 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

Bronze Age Settlement Found Under Roman Bath Complex at Corinth

A Bronze Age settlement and an elegant Roman bath complex were recently unearthed at the site of ancient Corinth. The excavation at Chiliomodi, Corinth not only confirmed the existence of the extensive nature of the Roman baths but also revealed...

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,...

Ancient Swimming Pool in Greece Among the Most Beautiful Ever Built

An ancient swimming pool near Corinth in Greece is still regarded 2,000 years later as an aesthetic and engineering marvel. The swimming pool located on a prominent height overlooking the Great Ravine on the Isthmus of Corinth was built over...

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.