The Fascinating 3,000-Year-Old Story of Greece’s Presence in Britain
The story of Greek presence on the island of Great Britain, the country we know of today as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is a tale of trading, entrepreneurship, religion, royalty, and war. It is a...
Megalodon Tooth Necklace Spotted in Titanic Wreck
A valuable necklace containing a tooth from a prehistoric shark called a megalodon has been found in the sunken wreckage of the Titanic. The discovery was made during a high-tech scan of the underwater remains of the famous ship. After...
New DNA Analysis Reveals Origins of Native Americans
Scientists have conducted a recent study on mitochondrial DNA, uncovering compelling evidence of multiple migrations that took place between the Americas, China, and Japan during the last Ice Age and the subsequent period of ice melt. In this study, the...
Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods
Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades island group, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other idylls, it is one of the most enchanting places for any visitor. Despite flying somewhat under the radar, the...
Pompeii Excavation Uncovers Skeletal Remains From Vesuvius Earthquake
Archaeologists discovered the remains of two people who were most likely victims of the Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD in the ancient city of Pompeii. The skeletons were found in the Insula dei Casti Amanti, an area of Pompeii...
Patmos: The Greek Island of John’s Revelation
Patmos island in the Aegean Sea is the location apostle John received the visions found in the Book of Revelation of the New Testament
Ancient Egyptian Figurines of God Osiris Found in Poland
Two bronze figurines of Osiris, the ancient Egyptian god of the afterlife and rebirth, were recently discovered by archaeologists in the village of Kluczkowice in Opole Lubelskie County, Poland. The discovery is believed to be a part of a collection...
The Greek Jeweler who Created the Bulgari Fashion Empire
Bulgari, also known as BVLGARI within fashion circles, is an iconic luxury brand thanks to its high quality jewelry, watches, and accessories
Rigas Feraios: On the Trail of the Protomartyr of Greek Independence
Rigas Feraios was a Greek revolutionary who fought in the mountains and worked as a writer, merchant, and revolutionary agitator in the wide Balkan Diaspora forming in the states neighboring the Ottoman Empire. He had done it all. Like so...
Man with 76% Disability Completes a Full Marathon
Spanish athlete Alex Roca has captured the hearts of people all over the world with his inspiring journey of overcoming personal hurdles to achieve his goals. Roca, who is “76% disabled”, has gone viral on social media after he...