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Origins

Gyros: The History Behind the Famous Greek Delicacy

Gyros; one word, an endless variety of taste. Greece's most popular fast food delicacy, gyros (with the correct pronunciation being ''yee-ros'') are something that you cannot easily forget after a visit to Greece. The name literally means ''round" or "loop'' and many...

Greek Choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou and Team Nominated for Six Emmys

Renowned Greek choreographer and performer Dimitris Papaioannou and his talented team have been nominated for six Emmys for the opening ceremony they created for the 2015 European Games in Baku. The ceremony, titled “Origins,” has been nominated in the categories...

New Paper Examines Pontic Roots of Ireland

A new study that looked into the origins of the Irish race revealed that the people who migrated to the land that would become Ireland potentially came from the Near East and Southern Europe, including the Pontic Steppe. The report was conducted...

Origins of Greek Ethnonyms

There are different theories about the etymology of the words Hellenes, Hellas, Graikos and Romios that come in question until today. According to Greek mythology, the word Hellenes originated from Hellen, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, who had three sons,...