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Fly Over Delphi, the ‘Navel of the World’, in this Magnificent Video

Footage of the ancient Greek site of Delphi taken by a drone captures the pan-Hellenic sanctuary, where the oracle of Apollo spoke, in all its glory. Blending harmoniously with the superb landscape and charged with sacred meaning, Delphi in the...

Arachova: The Cosmopolitan Winter Destination of Greece

The cosmopolitan alpine town of Arachova is the perfect place to go to “see and be seen” during the winter season in Greece. An easy two-hour drive from Athens, Arachova is often dubbed the “Winter Mykonos," thanks to the wave...

Greece in Europe’s Top 10 for UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Greece is among the top ten countries for the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe in 2023. The new list, published by Statista, included particularly important cultural, natural, and mixed sites. Greece boasts 19 UNESCO World Heritage Sites,...

The 147 Commandments Gods Gave to Ancient Greeks

The 147 commandments comprise a guide for the ethical life for ancient Greeks.

The Oracle of Delphi’s Advice That Shaped Ancient Greece

Some oracles actually shaped life in Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek Oracles vs Jewish Prophets

Scholars have often compared ancient Greek oracles with the writings of Jewish Prophets, with the differences being distinctive

Twelve Labors of Hercules Exemplify Greek Mythology

The Twelve Labours of Hercules occupy a special place in the pantheon of Greek mythology, exemplifying the ancient beliefs of the Greeks.

What Questions Did Ancient Greeks Ask the Oracles?

Ancient Greeks were curious people, and they would frequently ask questions about the world and themselves, as the writings of philosophers of the times indicate. At the same time, in some aspects at least, they resembled modern people who...

The Ancient Oracle of Delphi, Greece

The Oracle of Delphi has become a byword for prophecy, and many of the glories of Delphi's architecture and art have survived to this day.

The Fascinating History of Ancient Greek Messengers

The recognizable and contemporary form of the Greek post may trace its origins back to the depths of ancient Greek history. In total, generally-speaking, the history of the postal service is several millennia old. For the first time, a postal...