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Low Temperatures Cause Rivers in Epirus, Greece to Freeze Solid

The extremely low temperatures which have prevailed in large parts of Greece over the last several days have caused not only traffic disruptions and physical damage, but also phenomena that are rarely seen in a Mediterranean country such as...

Storm ''Hephaestion'' Leaves Behind Widespread Disruption and Power Cuts

Greece's most recent winter storm, dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' which brought extensive snowfall, frost and extremely forceful winds to many parts of Greece, is now gradually moving eastward and away from the country. The Aegean islands of Tinos and Andros were left...

Cargo Ship Adrift off Peloponnese as Storm ''Hephaestion'' Sweeps Across Southern Greece

A large cargo ship flying the flag of the Marshall Islands has been drifting and completely unable to maneuver off Cape Maleas in the southeastern Peloponnese since Monday morning. The ship, which is carrying a load of iron, had left...

Weather Front ''Hephaestion'' Brings More Snow Across Large Parts of Greece

Another winter front has swept across Greece. The weather front dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' brought heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures, storms and strong winds in many parts of the country. The weather front will linger over Greece until Tuesday. More specifically on Sunday, the...

Greek Archaeologist: 'Amphipolis Tomb Not Constructed For Alexander The Great's Pal'

Greek archaeologist, excavator and professor of classical archaeology Panagiotis Faklaris told Greek radio on Thursday that there is no indication that the Amphipolis tomb has any connection to Hephaestion or that Alexander the Great had ordered its construction. "There is...

Hephaestion's Monogram Found at Amphipolis Tomb

Katerina Peristeri, the archaeologist in charge of the excavation of the Amphipolis tomb, presented a new finding that may reveal the identity of the individual initially buried in the tomb. During a conference in Thessaloniki, Greece, Peristeri said that her...