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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.

Artist Creates Stunning Mosaics of Greek Independence Heroes

Greek mosaic artist Grigoris Kalagias creates stunning artworks which help to keep his country's history alive and accessible.

What Will Happen Now to Hagia Sophia's Byzantine Mosaics?

Following Turkey's decision to annul the 1934 conversion of Constantinople’s Hagia Sophia into a museum, paving the way for its reconversion into a mosque, questions are asked about the fate of numerous mosaics that decorate several of its interior...

German Tourist Returns Ancient Mosaics Taken from Greece in the 1960s

Fragments of three floor mosaics removed from archaeological sites in the 1960s were returned to Greece on October 10, the culture and sports ministry said in an announcement on Wednesday. The three fragments were sent in the post to the...

Looted Cyprus Mosaics Discovered

Priceless mosaics looted from a church in Cyprus and missing for decades have been found, according to a foundation which campaigns against art theft. A mosaic of St Mark and fragment of another depicting Christ were originally part of artwork...

Greek Culture Unearthed in War-Torn Syria

Amid the bloody conflict in Syria, evidence of ancient Greek culture in the war-torn Middle Eastern country has recently been unearthed. Three Byzantine mosaic panels have been discovered inside an archaeological site during a Syrian army mine-clearance operation in the...

Ancient Greek Mosaics Uncovered in Southern Turkey

Mosaics dating back 1,600 years, have been uncovered in the ancient city of İdyrus in the southern province of Antalya’s Kemer district. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Mustafa Demirel, the Antalya Museum director and the head of İdyrus excavations, said ruins...

Charis Tsevis: The Greek Mastermind Behind The Iconic Steve Jobs Mosaics

Meet Charis Tsevis, the mosaics guru behind the iconic Steve Jobs portraits. From the Wall Street Journal and the LA Times, to Fortune, and the Sunday Times, Tsevis' mosaics fascinate audiences worldwide.