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Ancient Greek Settlement Area of Tenea Discovered for the First Time

The Ancient Greek settlement area of Tenea was discovered for the first time during recent excavations, the Greek Ministry of Culture reported on Friday. Tenea was an ancient Greek town near Corinth, approximately 80 kilometers southwest of Athens. Archaeologists discovered...

The Ten Oldest Inhabited Cities in Greece

Many of the oldest inhabited cities in Greece are still standing against all odds. They have survived to this day to narrate the history of Ancient Greece and confirm its influence in Western civilization. In these cities, one finds...

The 18 UNESCO Heritage Monuments of Greece

Greece has 18 World Heritage Monuments in its territory according to UNESCO the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. World Heritage Sites are designated by UNESCO for having cultural, historical, scientific or other forms of significance. The sites are...

The Glory of Mycenae Where Early Greek Civilization Flourished

The UNESCO site of Mycenae is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. This is the area where an early Greek civilization, called the Mycenaean civilization, first appeared during the 2nd millennium BC. A recent video shows in...

The Griffin Warrior: A Staggering Discovery from Ancient Greece

The discovery of the Griffin Warrior Tomb is a fascinating archaeological find as it seems to link the Minoan and the Mycenaean civilizations

Did Ancient Greeks Build their Temples Where Earthquakes Struck?

The Ancient Greeks may have built temples and other sacred or treasured sites deliberately on land previously affected by earthquakes.

Oldest Bridge in Europe Still in Use Found in Greece

Perhaps the oldest bridge in Europe that is still in use today can be found in Greece, and it is named the Arkadiko Bridge. 

Minoans’ Sophisticated Diet Included Imported Spices From Asia

The Minoans were a remarkable people with a civilization far advanced for its time in many ways with artwork and palaces replete with riches beyond description; now, we know that their diet was as rich and varied as their...

Iklaina: The First City-State of Ancient Greece and Europe

The little-known site, Iklaina, on the Peloponnesian peninsula was a major center of Mycenaean culture; findings now indicate that it was the very first city-state in ancient Greece. Iklaina marks the transition from a world without organized states to a...

Archaeological Site of Mycenae Reopens After Wildfire

The archaeological site and museum of Mycenae reopened on Tuesday following a fire on Sunday that reached the ancient ruins. On Monday, the Greek Culture ministry made known that the fire did not cause damage to the antiquities. The fire started...