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Submerged Ancient Greek Building Discovered at Salamis

A submerged ancient building was discovered by archaeologists at the ancient Greek city of Salamis, the Ministry of Culture announced on Thursday. Underwater research on the eastern shores at Ampelaki Bay of Salamis has in recent years uncovered remains of...

How Ancient Greeks Harnessed Wind Power to Win the Battle of Salamis

New research from the Academy of Athens argues that the Greeks actually chose Salamis after studying the area's climactic conditions.

Greece’s Saronic Gulf Islands Voted Best for 2023

Greece's Saronic Gulf islands were voted Best Island Destination in the World Travel Awards (WΤΑ) for 2023 in a glamorous ceremony in Batumi, Georgia

Ancient Greek Lawmaker, Solon, Paves the Road to Democracy

Ancient Greek lawmaker Solon of Athens is the statesman who laid the foundations for today's democracy in the sixth century BC

The Ancient Greek General who Saved Athens from Persians

The life of the great Athenian general Themistocles is well known, as the low-born leader was lauded even in his time for his brilliance.

Archeological Finds Shed Light on Ancient Greek Battle of Salamis

The Battle of Salamis, fought between the Persians and a vastly outnumbered Greek force in September of 480 BC, is considered by many historians to be one of the most decisive in history, and much archeological evidence found there...

Ancient Greek Helmet From the Persian Wars Found in Israel

A Corinthian helmet from the Persian Wars that was found several years ago in Israel has recently been turned over to Israeli authorities.

Exhibition at Athens Museum Celebrates Battles of Thermopylae, Salamis

The exhibition at the Athens National Museum titled "Glorious Victories" is part of a major program, and its Celebrating Greek Battles Anniversary

Ancient Salamis Reveals More Long-Lost Secrets

The latest archaeological discoveries on the historic island of Salamis, off the coast of Attica, Greece, shed new light on the life in the ancient city of the same name from the Classical era onward. The Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities...

Thermopylae-Salamis 2020 Anniversary Event Held in Piraeus

An event to formally celebrate the anniversary of 2,500 years since the Battle of Thermopylae and the naval battle of Salamis was held on Wednesday evening at the Naval Cadets Academy in Piraeus, with the leadership of the country...