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The Daphni Monastery in Athens, a Stunning Example of Byzantine Art

The Daphni Monastery on the outskirts of Athens is one of the greatest Byzantine masterpieces and a stunning example of architecture and religious iconography. The 11th-century monastery along with the famous monasteries of Hosios Loukas near Delphi and Nea Moni on...

How Byzantine Architecture Influenced the World

Despite relative obscurity in Western historiography, Byzantine architecture has had a profound influence across the world. The Byzantines, also known as the Eastern Romans, developed a distinctive architectural style that has continued to influence construction to this day. Not limited...

Stunning Ancient Mosaics Adorn New Museum in Sparta, Greece

Two rare Roman floor mosaics discovered in Greece will feature in a new museum in Sparta which officially opens on November 21st. The Abduction of Europa and Orpheus with the Animals mosaics were accidentally discovered in the late 19th century...

Ancient Greek Mosaics Unearthed in Turkey

  Archeologists have unearthed new mosaics during the ongoing excavations in the Ancient Greek city of Hadrianopolis, founded in the 1st century B. C. Once called the “Zeugma of the Black Sea” Hadrianopolis is located in the Eskipazar district of the...

The Stunning Ancient Greek Mosaics of Zeugma

The Ancient Greek mosaics of Zeugma in Turkey are a true archaeological treasure that can be admired at the Zeugma Mosaic Museum, in Gaziantep

Spectacular Ancient Mosaic Discovered in Paphos, Cyprus

A spectacular ancient mosaic floor in Cyprus that was part of a Hellenistic period building is among the important finds at Kato Paphos.

Why was the Ancient Greek City of Hadrianopolis Abandoned?

Turkish archaeologists believe they will soon solve the mystery regarding the ancient Greek city of Hadrianopolis, located in the Eskipazar district of the Black Sea province of Karabuk, which was mysteriously abandoned. Ibrahim Sahin, the culture and tourism director of...

Remains of Female Clergy Found in Mysterious Byzantine Basilica in Israel

The ruins of a spectacular Byzantine-era basilica with intricate mosaics, unearthed in the Mediterranean city of Ashdod, Israel, have also proven to be the the site of a mass grave, according to recent research. The enormous basilica not only has...

Nea Moni Monastery, A Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios

The Nea Moni Monastery on the Greek island of Chios is a treasure from Greece's long history, now listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Stunning Mosaics Using Expired Pills Created by Greek Doctor

Eleni Ioannidou, a doctor at the Rethymno Hospital, has been creating lately impressive mosaics using just expired pills.