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Why We are All Greeks: Three Times the World Adopted Greek Principles

"We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religions, our arts have their root in Greece," Percy Bysshe Shelley. By Demetri Kantarelis, Ph.D. Professor, Assumption University "Hey, we are all Greek!" I mean that, figuratively, we, all inhabitants of Earth,...

How Scholars of the Islamic Golden Age Saved Ancient Greek Knowledge

The Islamic Golden Age was a period during which science, literature, geometry, astronomy, and other fields of knowledge flourished from the eighth to the thirteenth century. Without the scholars of this period, who translated the works of the Ancient...

The Black Death in Greece and the Byzantine Empire

In the fourteenth century, the Black Death spread rapidly throughout Asia and Europe, including in Greece and across the Byzantine empire. The Black Death is the most fatal pandemic ever recorded, as an estimated 75 to 200 million people died...

Medieval City of Rhodes to Undergo Major Restoration

The historic medieval city of Rhodes will be restored in a bid to preserve the historic city and prevent the damage that mass tourism often brings with it. The Greek Culture Ministry has formed a plan to preserve the beautiful...