Greek Christmas and New Year’s Customs From Asia Minor
Many people in Greece have roots from Asia Minor, and their refugee ancestors brought with them many unique Christmas traditions and customs. The festive season of Christmas and the New Year is an opportunity for many people, especially for the...
Broken Mirror Superstition Started in Ancient Greece
In both ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, reflected images were thought to hold mysterious powers. Damaging a mirror was believed to invite the wrath of the gods.
Greek Superstitions: Weird Things People in Greece Believe
There are so many quirky and even down right weird superstitions that Greeks believe. Let’s take a look at the weirdest Greek superstitions.
Ten Wacky Facts About Greece That Will Surprise You
There is much more to Greece than meets the (evil) eye! Here are 15 facts about Greece that you won't learn in school or in a guidebook!
Cure the Evil Eye With a Ksematiasma App on Your Phone!
A superstition shared by all Greeks is the evil eye, or “mati.” It is believed that someone can cast the evil eye onto another person out of envy (either good or bad) and jealousy. You are said to be “matiasmenos”...