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Greece vs Hellas: The Semantics Behind the Country with Many Names

Watch the first episode of an exclusive interview series with Classics professor Katerina Zacharia on Hellenism and the semantics behind the different names Greece (or Hellas) has had throughout its history.

Swedish Metal Band Praise Greece and October 28th in Song

Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton wrote a song in which they glorify the "OXI" of Greeks to the Italian army and the bravery of Greeks through the ages, from Spartan Leonidas to the warriors of the Pindos mountains. The band,...

Origins of Greek Ethnonyms

There are different theories about the etymology of the words Hellenes, Hellas, Graikos and Romios that come in question until today. According to Greek mythology, the word Hellenes originated from Hellen, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, who had three sons,...

Greece Beats Turkey 84-61 in EuroBasket

Despite that the Greek team was deprived from its virtuoso playmaker, Vassilis Spanoulis, Greece hammered Turkey 84-61 in Slovenia and qualified to the next round of Eurobasket 2013. Greece was superior from the beginning in all aspects of the game, dominating until...

American Photographer Abranowicz in Ioannina

American photographer William Abranowicz has been invited to participate in the art festival Fotometria that will take place in Ioannina, the largest city of Epirus in Greece. The photographer arrived in Ioannina on June 6 and his visit will last...