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This …. Is …. Spartan … Steel!

Back in 1961, the American nuclear physicist and research associate at the metallurgical laboratory in Chicago, Lyle Borst, visited Sparta influenced by the bravery of the ancient Spartans to study the weapons used in ancient Greece. On his trip to...

Samaras Stripping Greeks' Civil Liberties

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ plans to repeal laws granting citizenship to second-generation immigrants who were born in Greece, speak Greek and go to Greek school, and his embarrassing double jeopardy re-trial of an investigative journalist who revealed the...

Molon Labe: Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC)

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC), one of the most famous battles in history . King Leonidas of Sparta said the phrase Molon Labe (means "Come and take them" in ancient Greek) to Xerxes...

King Leonidas of Ancient Sparta Vandalized

Greeks in Melbourne expressed their outrage at the vandalism of the bust of King Leonidas, that beautifies the city of Melbourne. The Pallaconian Brotherhood of Melbourne 'Leonidas' took the initiative in collaboration with the municipalities of Moreland and Sparta,...