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The Most Important Ancient Greek Colonies in History

The first ancient Greek colonies were established as early as the 8th century BC, while wide colonization continued through the 5th

Greek Necropolis Outside Naples to Open to Visitors for First Time Ever

A spectacular Greek necropolis complex at Sanita, just outside Naples, will open to the public in June of 2022, when the world will finally be able to see the stunning tombs that were carved into the volcanic tufa rock...

Hellenistic-Era Grave Discovered in Chieti, Italy

A spectacular Hellenistic-era grave featuring elegant grave goods was just uncovered in Chieti, Italy last week as a result of a public works project. The discovery of the burial, from the fourth to the third century BC, was made as...

DNA Study Shows When Ancient Greeks Colonized Italy

Magna Graecia is the name of the coastal areas of southern Italy and Sicily that were extensively populated by Greek settlers. The settlers brought with them their Hellenic civilization, which was to leave a lasting imprint in Italy, such...