The mystery of the Minoan Phaistos Disc has been "solved by 99 percent" says linguist and archaeologist Gareth Owens.
The Viannos massacre, known as the “Viannos Holocaust,” was a mass extermination campaign launched by Nazi forces against the civilian residents of around twenty villages located in the areas of east Viannos and west Ierapetra provinces on the Greek...
The famous British writer and war hero Patrick Leigh Fermor always followed the call of his heart, which often led to his beloved Greece. He was a tireless traveler, a polyglot who was fluent in modern Greek, and a romantic...
A Cretan Hound (Kritikos Lagonikos) named "Peristeris" just cleared a massive hurdle for his ancient breed to be recognized internationally. By Phil Butler Competing at the FCI Federation Cynologique Internationale World Dog Show 2023 in Geneva, the hunter from Chania made...
The church of Panagia Kera on Crete contains the finest-preserved Byzantine frescoes on the Greek island, and it is one of the most culturally and historically significant churches. Located near the village of Kritsa in the municipality of Agios Nikolaos,...
The ancient Minoan language known as "Linear A," long untranslated, may finally be deciphered with the help of the internet.
A Spanish hiker in the gorge of Samaria was seriously injured in a rockslide caused by a 4.9R earthquake in Crete on Sunday.
Gavdos is the southernmost Greek island, located to the south of its much larger neighbor, Crete.
The grave of one of Greece's most famous and best-loved authors, Nikos Kazantzakis, was vandalized by still unidentified persons. The wooden cross on the tomb, situated on the Martinengo Bastion within the walls of his hometown, Heraklion, on the island...