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Ancient Greeks Pioneers in Technology

Many arts and sciences were born and developed in ancient Greece: music, language, sports, philosophy only to mention a few. But there is one more field that flourished in ancient Greece, where a lot of innovations were noted; technology...

Mythical Peloponnese Attracts Russians

Great interest was shown in Mythical Peloponnese, during the Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition, MITT 2013, in which the Peloponnese Region is participating. The “mythical” tourist products of the Peloponnese -Sea & Sun, Nature & Outdoor Activities, Luxury...

Modern Argo Could Sail The Seas Again

Everything is ready for the Argo to begin its voyage again from the feet of Pelion to the quest of the Golden Fleece. The ship will sail the Pagasitikos waters and bring its rowing passengers one step closer to...

Ancient Greek Influences on St. Valentine's Day

St. Valentine’s Day on February 14th is celebrated among lovers and couples as a day of affection, romantic love and commitment to each other. The chocolate and card industry flourishes on that day, with people around the world giving small...

Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ Headed to Space

Warner Bros is gearing up to create a new version of Homer's "The Odyssey" that will set the Greek epic in space, according to Deadline. The movie studio has put James DiLapo in place to begin writing the script for...

Hades' Mythical Cave Holds The Legend

Alepotrypa Cave is situated in the deep sheltered Gulf of Diros in western Mani. It has an elongated form (280 meters long) and consists of large chambers with a flat surface, but which succeed each other with a small...

ECB Eyes Greek Myth Symbol for Euro Note Security

As Greece continues to teeter on the brink of bankruptcy and is regarded as unreliable and untrustworthy for lying about its economy and breaking its promises to reform, the European Central Bank (ECB) is reaching into the country’s mythological...

Mythos Brewery Exports Increase by 35%

Mythos Brewery saw an increase in exports by 35% in 2011, according to Beverage Manager. The brewery is the second largest in Greece and is part of the Carlsberg group, with their main production plant located in Thessaloniki. The company...

Exhibition in Berlin Entitled “Olympia: Mythos, Culture and Games”

The Martin-Gropius-Bau Museum in Berlin will host from August 7 through January 13, 2013 an exhibition entitled "Olympia: Mythos, Culture and Games." Over 1,000 exhibits will be presented at the Museum coming from the National Archaeological Museum of Athens,...

Film to be Made on Greek Hero ‘Theseus’

A film based on famed Greek hero "Theseus" is currently in production and is slated for a 2013 release. In Greek Mythology, Theseus is believed to be the son of Poseidon, though there has been much debate as to who...