On May 14, 1919, thousands of Greeks of Smyrna wore their best clothes and rushed to the city's seafront to get a glimpse of the Hellenic navy. On that day, what had been for centuries the Greek metropolis in...
The "Greek Slave," represents the incredible but true story of a girl from Psara who was captured in the Greek War of Independence.
Aristotle Onassis was one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world in the 20th century, a visionary and one of the richest men
A virtual lecture on the history and the destruction of the great city of Smyrna in Asia Minor will be held this coming Tuesday. Organized by College Year in Athens (CYA) and the Greek Consulate General in Boston, the lecture...
A Byzantine fortress will soon be unearthed at the ancient city of Pyrgion, the modern-day city of Birgi in what is now western Turkey, according to a statement from its lead archaeologist Veli Sevin on Friday. Excavations have already begun...
The Ministry of Culture in Greece announced on Monday that it will dedicate 2022 to the anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe and to the promotion of the memory and identity of the refugee communities. Under the "All Greece one...
Smyrna was once one of the most illustrious of all ancient and Hellenistic-era Greek cities. One of the main centers of Greek settlement in western Anatolia, it once had a temple dedicated to Athena and was the residence of...
Archaeology isn't just beautiful ancient sculptures and temples -- at times it's the everyday things that allow us to glimpse what life was like in said of old -- as we saw recently in the discovery of a restroom...
On December 10, 1963, Greek diplomat and poet Giorgos Seferis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature by King Gustav of Sweden.