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On This Day: Charilaos Trikoupis Declares Greece Bankrupt

“Regretfully, we are bankrupt” is one of the most famous phrases in modern Greek history and was uttered by Prime Minister Charilaos Trikoupis at the Parliament on December 10, 1893, referring to the state's economic situation and its inability to repay its...

Vancouver: Launch of Greek History Themed Book

Canadian author W. Ruth Kozak published her debut work “Shadow Of The Lion (Vol 1): Blood On The Moon” earlier this year. The Greek history based book was presented at a successful book reception in Athens, Greece, while the author...

70 Years Since the Return of Greek Battleship from the Middle East

A century has passed since Greek battleship “G. Averof” sailed into the Faliro bay and was appointed as the flagship of the Hellenic Navy, heading the martial efforts of the Hellenic Nation for self determination and restoration of Hellenism in...

Robin Williams: “Greek History is Something All Mankind Must Bow to”

Robin Williams, during an interview with the Greek newspaper Proto Thema in December 2011, had expressed his admiration for Greece. Williams said that he had come to Greece and visited almost all the islands with a boat. Commenting on the beauty of the...

BBC Attempts to Rewrite Ancient Greek History!

BBC published a not so flattering article regarding ancient Greek legends. The article's author, Armand d'Angour, associate professor of classics at the University of Oxford, raises a series of questions and attempts to clarify if all of the ancient Greek...

Thessaloniki's Historic Caravanserai Touted To Turkish Buyers

Thessaloniki's Caravanserai is one of 10 titles in northern Greece being listed at a property investment event in Istanbul this month. Among the investment opportunities on offer in Chalkidiki, Pieria, Thassos and Alexandroupolis, which will be presented at a special event “Greek Properties – Turkish Tourism...

Video-Games Based on Greek Archeology and Mythology

Greece ’s archeology and mythology is without doubt very rich. Many times in the past it has been a great source of inspiration for many writers and film directors. The history and mythology of Greece encompass a plethora of...