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Fly Over Delphi, the ‘Navel of the World’, in this Magnificent Video

Footage of the ancient Greek site of Delphi taken by a drone captures the pan-Hellenic sanctuary, where the oracle of Apollo spoke, in all its glory. Blending harmoniously with the superb landscape and charged with sacred meaning, Delphi in the...

What Was The Largest Temple in the Ancient Greek World?

Temples of differing size dedicated to respective Greek gods of the pantheon could be found in every corner of the ancient Greek world, but which among them was the largest? It is possible that for a long time the largest,...

Portara: The Massive Marble Doorway Standing Proudly on Greece’s Naxos

The imposing ruins of the Portara, or gate, still stand on the islet of Palatia on Naxos. What remains of a temple dedicated to Apollo, which was built in the 6th to 7th century BC and was never completed,...

The Ancient Oracle of Delphi, Greece

The Oracle of Delphi has become a byword for prophecy, and many of the glories of Delphi's architecture and art have survived to this day.

Kouros Sculpture Unearthed at the Ancient Greek Sanctuary of Despotiko

A marble Kouros sculpture has been unearthed at the Ancient Greek Sanctuary of Apollo on Despotiko, Greece Despotiko is an uninhabited islet south of Antiparos, and is amongst the most important discoveries of recent times. According to several archaeologists, Despotiko might...

Google Adds Naxos' Temple of Apollo to its Arts & Culture Platform

The Temple of Apollo on the Cycladic Island of Naxos is the latest addition to the Google Arts & Culture platform and its Open Heritage Gateway, which digitally records important monuments of the world. Google launched the Open Heritage Gateway...

Delphi To Get $800,000 Makeover

One of Greece's favorite and most treasured archaeological sites, Delphi, will undergo 600,000 euros ($803,000) in restoration work through the Operational Program Thessaly - Central Greece - Epirus from 2007 to 2013, its Regional Director said. This project involves the...

Temple of Apollo Illuminated

The Temple of Apollo in Ancient Corinth will be illuminated from Jan. 26. For many years it remained  in the dark, even though it is one of the most important monuments in the region. In the summer of 2012, the...