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Karaftu Caves, The Mysterious Lair of Hercules in Western Iran

The Caves of Karaftu are a magnificent spectacle formed by both nature and human activity over the course of millennia.

One of The 12 Labors of Hercules Featured on Gibraltar Stamps

A new batch of Gibraltar stamps will feature a scene from one of the 12 labors of Hercules as part of the "EUROPA" series of stamps, which are some of the most highly-collected stamps in the world. EUROPA stamps, specially...

Xena: How Hollywood Created a Greek Warrior Princess that Never Existed

Xena the Greek warrior princess, who started as an antagonist of Hercules, captivated audiences around the world more than 20 years ago.

Have Archaeologists Discovered the Temple of Hercules?

Researchers in Spain believe that they have found the Temple of Hercules, long-lost, in the remains of a series of buildings in Andalusia

Twelve Labors of Hercules Exemplify Greek Mythology

The Twelve Labours of Hercules occupy a special place in the pantheon of Greek mythology, exemplifying the ancient beliefs of the Greeks.

Statue of Heracles Unearthed in Ancient Greek City of Aizanoi

A stunning statue Heracles, the Greek demigod, has just been unearthed in the Ancient Greek city of Aizanoi, according to archaeologists statements to the press on Monday. The statue, unearthed on December 18, was found during the excavations being carried out...

Fires Shaped the Landscape of Ancient Greece

Fires shaped much of the landscape in ancient Greece; set mostly by invaders in pre-classical times, sometimes the fires were also set by Greeks themselves. According to an article written by L.G. Liacos entitled "Present Studies and History of Burning...

The Twenty Most Famous Movies Based on Greek Mythology

These timeless stories from ancient Greece or Greek mythology have been reinterpreted for modern audiences in engaging and beloved movies. 

Disney Developing New “Hercules” Film

If you loved the animated film "Hercules", we have good news: Disney is in the process of developing a live action version of the beloved animated movie! So far, no actors have been confirmed in any roles. Disney has stated...

Ancient Nemean Games Revived for Three Days (video)

Before the Games begin in Rio de Janeiro in August, athletes from all over the world, between June 10th and 12th, are gathering and taking part in a different kind of sporting tournament in southern Greece, the Nemean Games. The Sixth Nemean...