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Spring Fresco of Santorini: The First Painting of Nature Scene in European Art History

The Spring Fresco found at the Late Bronze Age site of Akrotiri in Santorini is considered to be the first painting of a nature scene in European art history

Akrotiri, Santorini – The Bronze Age City Preserved in Volcanic Ash

Akrotiri, the 3,600-year-old city on the island of Santorini buried by ash from a gigantic volcanic eruption in 1650 BC, frozen in its Bronze Age glory, serves as an exquisite time capsule for contemporary archaeologists who learn more every...

International Team to Explore Santorini’s Volcano Secrets

A total of thirty scientists from all around the world are heading to Santorini aboard a ship that will probe the depths of the sea and take core samples of the sea bed in an effort to understand more...

Minoan Language Linear A Linked to Linear B in Groundbreaking New Research

The ancient Minoan language known as "Linear A," long untranslated, may finally be deciphered with the help of the internet.

Scientific Study Places Santorini Volcano Eruption at 1560 BC

Scientists have reached the conclusion that the Minoan volcanic eruption of Thera (Santorini) occurred at around 1560 BC.

New Scientific Study Places Santorini Volcano Eruption at 1560 BC

Scientists have reached the conclusion that the Minoan volcanic eruption of Thera (Santorini) occurred at around 1560 BC.

Spectacular Findings Uncovered in Santorini's Akrotiri Archaeological Dig

Significant new findings were recently revealed during ongoing excavation works at the archaeological site of Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Santorini (Thera), the Ministry of Culture of Greece announced in a statement on Thursday. Most of the discoveries are...

Santorini Volcano Returns to Dormant State

After three years of increased activity the volcano on the Greek island of Santorini has returned to its dormant state, according to the newspaper Kathimerini. Experts from the Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration (IGME) spoke with the Greek newspaper...

DEI-Thera’s Municipality Reaches an Agreement Of Cooperation

“DEI S.A-Hellas(Hellenic Public Power Corporation S.A.), municipal authorities and Thera’s municipal residents faced an unprecedented and very complicated malfunction August 2013,caused by a fire that broke out on the island’s electricity production facility. DEI S.A Hellas’ board of Directors decision...