Generally speaking, the institution of slavery was an integral part of ancient Greece and the ancient world. In the strictly structured ancient Greek society, the thousands of slaves formed the base of the social pyramid and were often treated...
William Sanders Scarborough was an African-American, emancipated slave who authored a Greek textbook. His First Lessons in Greek was written in 1881. The textbook offered Greek to English and English to Greek language practice as well as exercises on...
Juneteenth, America's youngest federal holiday recognized last year by President Joe Biden will be celebrated across the nation on Sunday, June 19th. Juneteenth came to national prominence in 2020 amid nationwide protests after Minneapolis man George Floyd and Louisville, Kentucky...
Just 50 kilometers south of Athens, between Thoricus and Cape Sounion, lies the mines of Laurion. Silver, copper, lead have been mined there.
President Biden signed a bill to recognize Juneteenth — the celebration to commemorate the end of slavery in the USA — as a federal holiday.
A 51-year-old Greek man in Achaea, along with a 42-year-old Romanian national, were forcing foreigners to work with no pay under inhumane conditions, while they would often intimidate them by firing shots in the air or the ground. The shocking case...