Eros and Psyche: The Greatest Love Story in Greek Mythology
The hauntingly beautiful myth of Psyche and Eros, a moving love story coming from the rich Greek mythology, has inspired countless artists all over the world throughout the centuries. From Renaissance painters all the way to today's filmmakers, Psyche and...
The Story Behind the First Greek Flag
The first Greek flag was made on the island of Skiathos at the Holy Monastery of Evangelistria in the year 1807.
Fireships: How Greece’s Daring Sailors Destroyed the Turkish Fleet
The fireships were a weapon of necessity used by the skilled sailors of the Greek navy to a devastating, asymmetric effect during the Greek War of Independence.
The Greek Tradition of Eating Hake and Skordalia on March 25th
On March 25, the most important day in the calendar, Greeks traditionally eat fried hake accompanied with a garlic puree called skordalia.
Meta Executive Working in Greece Hacked by ‘Predator’ Spyware
A dual U.S.-Greek national working for Meta Platforms Inc. was hacked by the Predator spyware for around one year in Greece, the New York Times (NYT) revealed on Monday. At the time, Artemis Seaford was in Greece working as a...
The Ancient Indian Buddhist Monk Buried in Athens
Kerameikos is the most important cemetery of Ancient Athens which came into existence in the 12th Century B.C. It derives its name from the very old community of the city quarter Kerameis who had settled on the banks of...
Footballers in Turkey Send Solidarity Message to Greece for Train Disaster
Players of the football club Trabzonspor in Turkey wore shirts bearing a message of solidarity with Greece after the train disaster that claimed the lives of at least 57 people. A message displayed by the Turkish and Greek flags said...
Train Collision in Greece: Electronic Systems ‘Not Working for Years’
Experts say that the train collision in Greece late on Tuesday that led to the death of at least 36 people was probably caused by human error due to the fact that the electronic systems onboard trains are "not...
Celebrate Spring with Ancient Greek Tradition of Martis Bracelets
Spring is (almost) in the air in Greece, and Greeks will soon begin preparations to welcome the new season by celebrating an ancient annual custom. The Greek tradition of “Martis” entails that everyone, regardless of age, adorns themselves with...
Valentine’s Day: The Greek Roots of the Saint of Love
Was Saint Valentine Greek? Although much of the historical information on Valentine's life is somewhat obscure, a community of Catholics on Lesvos has told Greek Reporter there are strong clues that he was either Greek or of Greek origin. This...