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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!

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

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.

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.

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...