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Inside the Amphipolis Tomb: First Ever Video Released

The first ever video footage showing the interior of the Amphipolis tomb and excavation site was released earlier today by the Greek Culture Ministry. The 2’.10’’ long video - from which many hours of intermediate excavation process have been removed - reveals impressive...

Amphipolis Tomb Timeline: What We Know So Far About the Magnificent Ancient Greek Monument

This article gets updated constantly, as new findings of the Alexander the Great-era tomb surface from the Casta hill in Amphipolis, Greece.  The recent archaeological discoveries of Amphipolis have become known across the world. At first, archaeologists wondered whether Alexander the Great was buried...

New Museum of Pella Hosts Wealth of Macedonian Empire

The Archaeological Museum of Pella was inaugurated on September 5 by Culture and Sports Minister Kostas Tasoulas with the exhibit "Macedonian Treasures" that will run until September 30, 2015. The exhibition showcases valuable artifacts from excavations in the area, including royal...

AHEPA Condemns “Irredentist United Macedonia Map”

AHEPA Canada, one of the largest Greek organizations in the country, released an announcement condemning the publication of a map by the Toronto branch of UM (United Macedonians Organization of Canada) in the Toronto Star issue of July 31, 2014,...

Amphipolis: The Eldorado of Ancient Greece

The tomb of Amphipolis has made an impression across the world for its large size. However, ancient Amphipolis was a powerful city with big, tall walls, which still exist today. When the town was under Macedonian control, it used to...

UN Urges for Solution on FYROM Name Dispute

Matthew Nimetz, the United Nations mediator in the dispute between Greece and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) met with FYROM Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski in Skopje.  "We have been at this for a long time and I do think...

52-Year-Old Father Arrested for Child Molestation

A 52-year-old father of four, from the city of Ptolemaida, in Macedonia northern Greece is accused of molesting five girls, aged nine to sixteen. Everything started last Sunday, when the 52 year-old  man molested a 9-year-old girl. When the girl returned home...

Nymphaio: A Magical Winter Destination in Greece

Nymphaio is a beautiful village outside Florina in  West Macedonia, Greece. It has been often included in "The Ten Most Beautiful Villages of Europe" travel guide lists, and has won UNESCO's "Melina Mercouri International Prize" for the excellent management of...

Scientists Search Wood Used for Ancient Triremes

Scientists from Greece and the US believe they are close to tracing the wood from which ancient triremes were made.  The scientists are searching in Pieria (one of the regional units of Greece, located in the southern part of...

Greek Family Brings Mezedes to Australians

The Guardian newspaper included Little Greek Taverna in the list with the 10 best restaurants and coffee houses in Brisbane. According to the newspaper, "Little Greek Taverna is a popular and "noisy" place, and for these reasons you may be...