Menander, the Greek King of India
King Menander began as a Greek general of King Demetrius of the Euthydemid dynasty. He is considered as probably the most successful Greek king of India, and ruled a huge empire from Gandhara to the Hindu holy city of...
“Democracy and Hellenism”: An Inspiring Speech by George Logothetis
George Logothetis, Executive Chairman of Libra Group and the Grand Marshal of the New York Greek Independence Day Parade, delivered a profound and inspirational speech at the 2023 Greek Independence Gala in New York. The powerful speech on “Democracy and...
The Ancient Indian Buddhist Monk Buried in Athens
Kerameikos is the most important cemetery of Ancient Athens which came into existence in the 12th Century B.C. It derives its name from the very old community of the city quarter Kerameis who had settled on the banks of...
The Ancient Greek Settlements of South Asia
South Asia was once the eastern part of the Hellenistic world, a pivotal yet little explored part of the Greek empire and cultural sphere. The Indian subcontinent is where the Orient meets the Occident and where Sanskrit meets Greek. Where...
Greek God Dionysus’ Military Campaign to India
Dionysus is an Ancient Greek god and part of the Roman pantheon. He was known as Bacchus to the Romans and was connected with the Italian god of fertility and wine, Liber Pater. Interestingly, he is also associated with India...
Greek President’s Christmas Wishes to the Greek Diaspora
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou sent her wishes for Christmas and the New Year to the Greek diaspora and all Greeks living abroad.
Greece-India International Conference of Cultural Relations
India and Greece have historically had a phenomenally long relationship. They are two great countries with numerous similarities. Greece is known for its system of democracy in ancient times, introduced by Cleisthenes. On the other hand, the Shanti Parva...
The Ancient Greek Sovereign Queen of India
A Greek queen, who compared herself to the goddess Athena, and became the ruler of Punjab, India set the precedence for female sovereigns in Ancient and Medieval India. She was the wife of the second greatest Buddhist emperor in...
The Ancient Greeks of Gujarat, India
Gujarat is one of the most prosperous states in India, with a talented diaspora, known for its business acumen, spread throughout the Western World. Gujaratis have played an important role in global trade from the Persian Gulf to the...
Why We are All Greeks: Three Times the World Adopted Greek Principles
"We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religions, our arts have their root in Greece," Percy Bysshe Shelley. By Demetri Kantarelis, Ph.D. Professor, Assumption University "Hey, we are all Greek!" I mean that, figuratively, we, all inhabitants of Earth,...