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Warrior Tomb Treasure Intact for 3,500 Years Unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed an intact Bronze Age warrior’s tomb, dating back 3,500 years, which is filled with more than 1,400 objects, including jewelry, weapons, bronze, silver and gold vessels. The Bronze Age tomb dates back to about 1500...

Homer’s Iliad to Become Epically Viral This Summer

One of the most brilliant epic poems in ancient history, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of Almeida Greeks Festival. Theater director Rupert Goold decided to direct "The Iliad" according to Homer's original 15,000 line epic...

Six Greeks in Top 10 of Historical Personalities

What are the names that are mentioned more often than any other names in human history? That was one of the questions examined in an extensive study conducted by Pantheon, the new media lab of the Massachusetts Institute of...

Homer is a Tradition, not a Person, British Historian Says

Homer should not be thought of as a person but as a tradition, said historian and award-winning author Adam Nicolson. In his latest book titled "Why Homer Matters," Nicolson claims that the two most important books in Western civilization are...

BBC Attempts to Rewrite Ancient Greek History!

BBC published a not so flattering article regarding ancient Greek legends. The article's author, Armand d'Angour, associate professor of classics at the University of Oxford, raises a series of questions and attempts to clarify if all of the ancient Greek...

Homer's Odyssey And Iliad in LEGO

It is not only the Greeks that have been taught and are aware of  Homer’s works. The famous epics of the ancient Greek poet are part of the international cultural heritage. The Virtual LEGO Users Group, a group of adult fans...

Greek Books that Influenced the Course of Civilization

They say a book is a man’s best friend, but why is that? Once you take a book in your hand and start to read it, it can accompany you anywhere you go, physically and mentally. A book’s ideas,...

Great Greek Books to Read

The summer season is slowly approaching and plans for some down time are starting to take shape. This is a perfect time to choose some classic Greek books or modern day favorites to keep us company while lying under...

10 of the Most Significant Writers of Ancient Greece

It is common knowledge that the foundation of western society derives from ancient Greece and more specifically from scripts of the ancient Greek scientist and philosophers whose writings have survived more or less complete. Listed below are ten ancient...

Ancient Greek Oracles and Prophecies

Man’s desire to know what the future holds is nothing new or out of the ordinary. In ancient times, the need to know what is to come can be best exhibited by exploring methods in which the Greeks created...