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20 Fascinating Facts about Greece

Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, however, there are some facts that very few people are aware of.

Mother’s Day: Timeless Photo of Greek Mother Saying Goodbye to Son

The photo of the emotional Greek mother giving one last farewell to her son is the essence of what is celebrated on Mother's Day.

15 Sayings Greek Mothers Tell Their Children

Greek mothers get kind of  "traditional" when it comes to their children, always repeating several cliché sayings that make children laugh

Lady of Ro: The Woman Who Raised the Greek Flag Everyday

The "Lady of Ro", Despina Achladioti, is a symbol of patriotism and defiance by raising and lowering the Greek flag every day, for decades

Patmos: The Greek Island of John’s Revelation

Patmos island in the Aegean Sea is the location apostle John received the visions found in the Book of Revelation of the New Testament

Apeiranthos: The Unique Mountain Village of Naxos, Greece

Apeiranthos is a beautiful mountain village of Naxos, the Cycladic island of Greece, seemingly untouched by time.

Scientists Revive Ancient Greek Papyri Burned at Mount Vesuvius

Scientists are reviving the ancient Greek Papyri that were burned in 79 AD following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. There are more than 1,800 papyri, sometimes referred to as the Herculaneum scrolls, with texts hidden on the back. These were...

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.

When King Charles Visited Knossos Palace on Crete

The King of the United Kingdom, Charles, whose coronation takes place today, May 6, is a staunch Philhellene and has visited Greece several times. On one of his trips with Queen Consort Camilla, as she is now known, they...

The Strongest Greek That Ever Lived

Nearly 2,500 years ago, a Greek wrestler, Milo of Croton, was regarded as the strongest person ever lived in the known world.