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Ancient Pyramid of Greece Sparks Controversy

There is no other controversy like the one surrounding the ancient pyramid discovered in Greece. Ancient Greek history often stimulates meaningful debate - one has only to think of how many different views there are on the Hellinikon. Were the...

The Last Great General of Ancient Greece

Alexander the Great, Philip of Macedon, Themistocles, Leonidas, Lysaner, Pyrrhus of Epirus, and Pericles are all names that stir in the popular imagination when the discussion turns to the greatest military leaders of ancient Greece. However, one name is missing...

Assassin’s Creed Recreates Stunning Ancient Greek Landscape Based on Pausanias

Assassin's Creed Odyssey has now faithfully carried over worldwide to the new media subculture a wealth of information about ancient Greece, based on the ancient Greek geographer and traveler, Pausanias By Dimosthenis Vasiloudis It seems that producers of the well-known Greek-themed...

Griffins: The Noble Protectors of Ancient Greece

Griffins, the unique mythological creatures with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion, were often mentioned in ancient Greek plays

Authentic Marathon Swim Recreated in Honor of Ancient Greek Heroes

The authentic Marathon swim is taking place this weekend off the island of Evia in Greece with the participation of hundreds of swimmers from all over the world. 2,500 years after it first happened, competitors from 14 countries swim in...

Pausanias, Cultural Geographer of Ancient Greece

Untold stories recounting the glories of Ancient Greece were written by Pausanias, who lived in the second century AD.

The Ancient Greek Treasure of the Amphiareion of Oropos

The Amphiareion of Oropos in East Attica with its temple and theater, is one of the lesser-known treasures of Greek antiquity.

Swimming Among the Ruins of a Glorious Ancient Greek Military Harbor

Island Aegina with its magestic beaches, is also the house of the fascinating story of an ancient military harbor open to bathers to enjoy!

Corruption in Sport Existed Even at the Olympics in Ancient Greece

Bribery, cheating, doping, and overall corruption have often tarnished the image of the Olympic Games in the past few decades.

Sunken Ruin Possibly Described by Pausanias Discovered in Salamis

An underwater ruin that could be the remains of a public building situated near the port of Salamis in antiquity - possibly one seen and mentioned by the traveler and geographer Pausanias in the 2nd century AD - is...