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Utilities Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Necropolis in Gela, Sicily

An important archaeological discovery was made recently in the town of Gela, in southern Sicily, Italy. While local public utilities workers from of Gela were digging up the streets of the town to lay down new cables for the area's...

A Scent from Ancient Greece in New Dolce & Gabbana Show

Dolce & Gabbana succeeded in making a jaw-dropping difference with their new fashion show. This time the show was based on ancient Greek culture. The fashion runway was surrounded by columns, while models were wearing laurel wreaths and embroidered bands,...

Ancient Greek City in Sicily Serves as Setting for New Gucci Campaign

Earlier in April, Gucci revealed photographs from its latest advertising campaign, which show Michele’s Gucci gang in various poses around the ancient Greek city of Selinunte. The ancient city was founded in the seventh century BC in Sicily. Alessandro Michele, an...

Collapse of Mount Etna Could Trigger Tsunami in the Ionian Sea, Scientists Warn

Mount Etna in Sicily, Europe’s biggest active volcano, is slipping eastwards into the sea, and scientists fear that it could trigger a catastrophic tsunami. Scientists are concerned the slow movements that have been measured on Mount Etna’s southeastern flank could...

Explore the Stunning and Pristinely Preserved Ancient Greek Ruins of Sicily!

One of the best places on the planet to see pristinely preserved ancient Greek ruins is Sicily. The island is dotted with Greek ruins -- some of which are integrated into the modern-day cities while there are others you...

James Cameron on a Documentary Mission to Find Lost City of Atlantis

James Cameron, director of Hollywood box office hits like Titanic and Avatar, is set to be the executive producer of a documentary about the mythical island of Atlantis. The famous filmmaker will work with National Geographic Channel to shoot...

DNA Study Shows When Ancient Greeks Colonized Italy

Magna Graecia is the name of the coastal areas of southern Italy and Sicily that were extensively populated by Greek settlers. The settlers brought with them their Hellenic civilization, which was to leave a lasting imprint in Italy, such...