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Dolihi of Mt Olympus: The Giants' Necropolis

According to a survey conducted by the Greek journalist and author Giorgos Lekakis, whose article was cited in the newspaper Eleftheros Tipos, the ancient  Perrhaebian city, Tripoli was located in a strategic point, connecting Macedonia with Thessaly, such as...

Helen Slater’s Myths of Ancient Greece

The talented actor, singer and songwriter Helen Slater is releasing an educational album for children, entitled Myths of Ancient Greece.As top40-charts.com reports, Helen Slater created this project in order to make it easier for young children to understand Greek...

New Louis Vuitton Handbags Inspired by Goddess Athena

Recently, Louis Vuitton enriched its Monogram high-end collection of contemporary handbags with a new model inspired by Greek Goddess Athena. Aside from its feminine design and rich functionalities, the bag offers a strong signature in the shape of a V...

BBC’s Atlantis Greek Myth TV

The first official poster for The BBC's Atlantis, features Robert Emms (Kick-Ass 2) as Pythagoras, Jack Donnelly (Misfits) as Jason, and Mark Addy (Game of Thrones) as Hercules with Greek mythology becoming even more popular as films and for...

Exploring Greece through the Peloponnese

Writer Elisabeth Herschbach takes us on a journey around Peloponnese, the large underexpored peninsula that forms the southernmost part of mainland Greece, linked by a four-mile isthmus at Corinth.

Common Questions Ancient Greeks Asked Oracles

Professor Mika Kajava from the University of Helsinki revealed some of the most common questions ancient Greeks asked the oracles of their time, during the 28th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Institute in Athens, which was held last week....

New Trailer Released for Greek Mythology Film ‘Sea of Monsters’

A new trailer has been released for "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," the sequel to the Greek mythology tale, "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief." The film, which releases in theaters August 7, continues with the adventures of...

The Famous Palace of Knossos and its History

Knossos, the famous Minoan Palace lies five kilometers southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos, in Crete. Ιn Greek mythology, the Palace of Knossos was the residence of the mythical King Minos, the son of Zeus...

Life is Sweet for Beekepers in Greece, But for How Long?

The rosemary season has ended, but sage is in full bloom. In the fragrant hills of the Peloponnese in southern Greece, after a few sharp turns along a path, Nikos Reppas' old car arrives at bee heaven: a field full...

‘Hercules 3D’ Casts Its Greek Hero: ‘Twilight’ Actor Kellan Lutz

Renny Harlin's take on Greek mythology with "Hercules 3D" has finally cast its male lead, and the role belongs to "Twilight" actor Kellan Lutz, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  Harlin told the publication that "Hercules" will be Lutz's "breakout role" and...