Hypsipyle and the Murderous Greek Women of Lemnos
In Greek mythology, Hypsipyle was a queen of the island of Lemnos and mother to the two sons of Jason, the legendary hero who led the Argonauts on their quest for the golden fleece. Hypsipyle's story is bound with that...
The Unbelievable Variety of Greece’s Landscapes
Greece's many coastal islands, dense urban centers, and historical architectural sites like the Parthenon have been iconic to foreigners across the world for decades. But the country is also home to an unbelievable variety of landscapes that non-natives would...
Australia Funds Remembrance Trail on the Greek Island of Lemnos
The Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, announced recently the funding of $4.9 million in the 2022-23 budget for the Lemnos Remembrance Trail to honor fallen heroes of the Gallipoli campaign. The Lemnos Remembrance Trail will honor the service of...
European Agency Deploys Blimps to Monitor Greek Borders
Aerostats are to be deployed to monitor the northern Greek border by Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.
Greek Island of Lemnos Commemorates Anzac Day
The island of Lemnos commemorated Anzac Day (April 25) with the annual ceremony taking place without public attendance due to the pandemic
Lemnos: Home to Greece’s Unique Desert
People who have not visited the beautiful Greek island of Lemnos may consider it a moonscape due to its arid terrain.
20-Million-Year-Old Petrified Tree Trunk Discovered on Greek Island of Lemnos
A team of researchers from the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest recently discovered an 8-meter (26-foot) long tree trunk during their excavations on the island of Lemnos, located in the eastern Aegean. The ancient fossilized trunk was...
Quarantined Greek Ferry Given the All Clear After Coronavirus Scare
Greek authorities announced on Thursday afternoon that the tests on a crew member of the ferry that was being held at Lemnos island with 341 passengers and 77 crew members have come back negative for coronavirus. The ''Blue Star Mykonos''...
State's 'First Task' is to Defend Greece's Territory, Says PM
Greek premier Alexis Tsipras has used an official trip to the Aegean islands to recall their role as "hospitable" sanctuaries for refugees fleeing Asia Minor in 1919-1922. Paying a visit to the island of Lemnos, he also used the opportunity...
Series of Events on Lemnos to Commemorate ANZACs that Fell in Gallipoli
The island of Lemnos will be holding a series of events at Mydros on Friday, to commemorate the ANZACs that fell in the notorious Battle of Gallipoli, during World War I. The commemoration ceremonies will start with a memorial service at the...