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Market Economy Thrived in Ancient Greece 3,000 Years Ago

an international team of researchers claim that market economy thrived in Ancient Greece 3,000 years before previously believed.

15 Shipwrecks Unearthed in Mediterranean Sea

In the Mediterranean, experts in underwater archaeology have big news. They've identified 15 new shipwrecks near the coasts of Antalya and Mersin in Turkey. This exciting discovery has bumped up the total count of wrecks in that area to...

Lichadonisia: Experience the Mythical and Exotic Greek Islets

There is history and mythology abounding throughout Greece, and the exotic Greek islands of Lichadonisia are no exception. The enticing, magical tales of the creation of this island complex located northeast of Evia, in the North Evia Gulf, only adds...

Tourists Go Missing During Titanic Visit in Submersible

A group of tourists visiting the wreck of the Titanic in a submersible has reportedly gone missing in the Atlantic Ocean. The Boston Coastguard is currently trying to locate the missing submersible. It is not certain how many passengers -...

Three Historical Shipwrecks Discovered in the Mediterranean

An international group of scientists made an exciting discovery recently: while exploring underwater in the Mediterranean they found three shipwrecks which have been lying at the bottom of the sea for a very long time. The scientists also took detailed...

Megalodon Tooth Necklace Spotted in Titanic Wreck

A valuable necklace containing a tooth from a prehistoric shark called a megalodon has been found in the sunken wreckage of the Titanic. The discovery was made during a high-tech scan of the underwater remains of the famous ship. After...

Byzantine-Era Shipwreck in Greece Full of Amphorae

Excavations of a Byzantine shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Samos have revealed that the ship and its contents likely date to some time between 480 and 520 AD, the Greek Culture Ministry announced on Friday. The shipwreck...

Five Shipwrecks Discovered During New Explorations off Kasos Island

Five different shipwrecks which have already revealed important findings were discovered recently off the coast of Kasos Island in Greece's Aegean Sea. During the exploration, which was funded by the Kasos Association of New York and was supported by the...

New Book Reveals the Sunken Treasures of the Greek Seas

A new book released recently documents hundreds of shipwrecks in Greek waters from 1830 to the mid of the 20th century. Hellenic Navy Commander Panagiotis Tripontikias, the author of the book "Shipwrecks in the Greek Seas 1830-1951" says that Greece...

58 Ancient Shipwrecks Found in Greece 'Among Top Archaeological Discoveries of the Century' (video)

Greek and foreign scientists are really excited with the surprising discoveries in the archipelago of the Greek island of Fournoi. At least 58 shipwrecks, most of them dating back to the ancient, Roman and Byzantine times, were found under the...