The Aeolian Islands and Their Ancient Greek Heritage
The Aeolian Islands are a collection of seven islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea, north of Sicily. In ancient times, the islands were colonized and inhabited by the ancient Greeks. The islands also play an interesting role in Greek mythology. They...
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
Utilities Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Necropolis in Gela, Sicily
An important archaeological discovery was made recently in the town of Gela, in southern Sicily, Italy. While local public utilities workers from of Gela were digging up the streets of the town to lay down new cables for the area's...