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American Archaeologist Devoted Life to Reviving Ancient Nemean Games

An American archaeologist has devoted his entire professional life to uncovering ancient Nemea and reviving ancient Greece's Nemean Games.

Ancient Tombs Unearthed in Nemea, Greece Shed Light on Mycenaean Civilization

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Sunday that archaeologists have discovered two ancient, unlooted chamber tombs dating from the Late Mycenaean period, (1400 - 1200 BC), near Nemea in the Peloponnesian Peninsula. The newly-found tombs at the Aidonia burial...

Unlooted Ancient Tomb Found in Mycenae

Archaeologists have discovered an unlooted chamber tomb, one of the largest in the Mycenaean cemetery at Aidonia, Nemea, with many ancient artefacts. The Ministry of Culture and Sports announcement says: "With the excavation of 2018, the unveiling of an impassable...

Greece Shuts Down Ancient Nemea Site Says Archaeologist Who Recovered It

The American archaeologist who masterminded the recovery of the ancient site in Nemea says that because of lack of guards, the site is in effect off limits to visitors for much of the year. In a letter to the Greek...

Mycenaean Tombs Discovered in Nemea Excavations

New burial monuments were unearthed and studied during the second period of the ongoing excavation in Nemea, which was completed on July 29, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture. Two chamber tombs have been discovered at the Mycenaean cemetery...

Ancient Nemean Games Revived for Three Days (video)

Before the Games begin in Rio de Janeiro in August, athletes from all over the world, between June 10th and 12th, are gathering and taking part in a different kind of sporting tournament in southern Greece, the Nemean Games. The Sixth Nemean...

Greece to Host Broadband Internet Network on Flights Over Europe

Greek telecommunications company OTE is to play a key role in the development of a network providing broadband internet connection on flights over Europe. British Inmarsat has chosen the center of satellite communications in Nemea area in Peloponnese to install...

Nemean Games' Revival To Become Modern-Day Tradition (Trailer)

The Nemean Games, Panhellenic festivals that were celebrated by the ancient Greeks as part of the cycle of games at Delphi, Isthmia, and Olympia, will be revived for the sixth time from June 10 through June 12, 2016. The site of the revival will be...

Ancient Nemea to Host New School of Ancient Greek Athletics

Students from all over the world and of all ages will have the opportunity to attend the new School of Ancient Greek Athletics that will be established by the Society for the Revival of the Nemean Games in ancient Nemea. The Society...

26 Wild Horses Shot Dead in Corinthia, Greece

Greek police in Corinthia, Greece discovered 26 wild horses that were shot dead after receiving a phone call from concerned vacationers who spotted the animals lying on the rugged slopes of the 2,376-meter Mount Cyllene. The preliminary police investigations revealed...