Ancient Greek Altar Found at Archaeological Site in Turkey
A marble altar with an ancient Greek inscription has been discovered at the site of Patara, close to city of Antalya in Turkey.
Snakes Were Used to Heal the Sick in Ancient Greece
The Most Dramatic Chase in Documentary History
Dubbed as the most dramatic chase in documentary history, the following scene was captured on a beach on Fernandina Island, one of the unspoiled volcanic Galápagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, by the production team of BBC's Planet...
Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets
Animals were an important part of life in antiquity, and Ancient Greeks loved their pets. Ancient sources tell us that they kept a wide variety of animals at home, ranging from dogs to snakes. Paintings, writings, and sculptures from ancient...
Fossils of Two Unknown Ancient Snake Species Discovered in Northern Greece
The fossilized remains of two new species of snakes which have never before been found in any part of the world, were discovered recently near the city of Serres in Central Macedonia, Northern Greece. The Greek researcher who discovered the...
Refugees Enter Municipal Meeting Holding Snakes and Scorpions
Refugees holding snakes and scorpions barged into the hall where a meeting was being held by the Municipality of Larissa, capital and the largest city of Thessaly. The goal of the protestors was to show the wretched conditions at...