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.
Themistocles: The Greek General who Saved Athens from the 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.
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.
Archeological Finds Shed Light on 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...
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...
Father Charged With Raping 6-Year-Old Daughter
A 36-year-old man from the island of Salamis, south of Athens was arrested Monday on charges relating to sexual offences against his six-year-old-daughter. Doctors treating the young girl at Aglaia Kyriakou pediatric hospital alerted police on suspicion she had been...
Spectacular Underwater Video of the Agia Zoni II Wreck in Saronic Gulf
Divers and specialized crews successfully pumped out all the residual fuel from the wreck of Agia Zoni II on Friday. The fuel from the small tanker sank earlier this month near Salamis, south of Athens was transferred to other ships...
Eco Groups Warn Greece is Not Prepared to Respond to Marine Disasters
Environmental groups warn that Greece is unprepared to deal with marine disasters, in the aftermath of the destructive oil spill in Salamis that soon spread across the Saronic Gulf, reaching Athens' coastal front. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, the World...
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