In 1453, the Ottomans seized Constantinople, ending the Byzantine Empire and the life of its last emperor, Constantine Palaiologos.
The biggest Byzantine Basilica Cistern in Constantinople opens its doors once again after five years of renovation. For a long time, it was an unknown construction to the Ottoman residents of the city. By Dimosthenis Vasiloudis The Basilica Cistern is one...
The notorious pirate, Barbarossa, who eventually went on to be an Admiral in the Ottoman Navy, was surprisingly half Greek. The pirate was extremely successful, and his many victories for the Ottomans in the 16th century helped them secure a...
The "Greek Slave," represents the incredible but true story of a girl from Psara who was captured in the Greek War of Independence.
The life story of George Sirian, who escaped a massacre to be adopted by an American naval officer, is a miracle of the Greek Revolution.
Valtetsi, an isolated Peloponnesian village surrounded by mountains, was an ideal hiding place for rebels in the Greek War of Independence
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.
Τhe historic city of Ioannina, the capital of Epirus in north-western Greece marks February 21 as the day of liberation from the Ottoman Empire. The city, which endured centuries of Ottoman rule until 1913, celebrates the union with Greece every...
The Greek and Cypriot communities in Australia urged Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday to recognize the genocide carried out against Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks and other Christian minorities by the Ottomans in the early 20th century. In a letter to...
The Aphrodite of Milo, better known as Venus de Milo, is one of the most representative statues of the Hellenistic period of Greek sculpture.