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What Did India Learn From the Ancient Greeks?

The interaction of the two great ancient civilizations of Greece and India began with the invasion of Alexander the Great in 326 BC.

Drone Footage Reveals What Saudi Arabia’s Line Giga-Project Looks Like

The Line, Saudi Arabia's 170-kilometer-long (105 miles) mega mirror city being constructed in the desert in Neom, is progressing. It is just one of a suite of giga-projects, either completed or currently being worked on in the region What Will...

Greece, India to Strengthen ‘Strategic Partnership’ in Mitsotakis Visit

The PM of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be on a two-day state visit to India beginning on February 21, 2024. The last prime ministerial visit from Greece to India took place in 2008. India-Greece relations were elevated to a “strategic...

Oldest Recipe Found in Egypt Is Written in Greek

The oldest written recipe found in Egypt is dated approximately the year 300 AD and it was written on papyrus in the Greek language.

How Ancient Greeks Spread Buddhism to the Known World

Buddhism, a religion, or according to some, a path towards experiencing ultimate reality, was founded by Siddhārtha Gautama, a man from India also referred to as "The Buddha". Buddhism is practiced in various parts of the world and the...

How Many Cities Are Named Athens Around the World?

Inspired by the Greek capital's long history of democracy, countless cities across the world have adopted the name of Athens as their own.

New Crocodile Species Discovered — and Its Last Meal Was a Dinosaur

Scientists in Australia have recently discovered a new species of crocodile, whose last meal was a dinosaur. The new crocodile species dates back to the Cretaceous period when most of the commonly known dinosaurs were roaming the Earth. And its...

Egypt Building Walled Enclosure for Palestinians Fleeing Gaza, Photos Suggest

A monitoring group in Egypt has released evidence of construction work taking place in Rafah on the border with Gaza that may be intended to house Palestinians fleeing from the potential Israeli assault on the city. Photos and videos released...

Top 10 Strangest Things Found on Google Earth, Including in Greece

Since the advent of geobrowser Google Earth, a number of strange and mysterious phenomena around the globe are visible to everyday internet users, including unidentified objects in the Aegean Sea around Greece, blood red lakes in Iraq, and military...

Massive Roman Legion Camp Discovered at Mythical ‘Armageddon’

A massive Roman camp has been unearthed in Israel at Har Megiddo, the mythical Armageddon where in the New Testament the kings of the earth will wage war on the forces of God at the end of history. Its Hebrew...

Turkey and Egypt Hail ‘New Era’ in Relations During Erdogan’s Visit

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had face-to-face talks with Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday in Cairo, following more than a decade of tensions between the two countries. The two countries decided to resume the functions of the high-level strategic...

The Swastika Symbol in Ancient Greek and Etruscan Cultures

Today, the swastika symbol comes attached to the imagery of Nazi Germany and the holocaust, but the origins of this four-armed symbol predate the Third Reich by at least 8,000 years. It was even used by the ancient Greeks...

Roman Emperor’s Medallion With Ancient Greek Writing Found in Bulgaria

A number of valuable items have recently been found in Roman tombs near the village of Nova Varbovka in the Veliko Turnovo region of Bulgaria, including a medallion of the Roman emperor Caracalla, which is inscribed with ancient Greek...

Top 5 Most Notorious Crimes of Passion

Crimes of passion, associated with the brutal act of murdering a loved one, are often driven by intense emotions such as sexual jealousy, revenge, or heartbreak. Among the many instances of such tragic events witnessed globally, these are particularly...

World’s Oldest Lipstick Discovered in Iran

In southeastern Iran's Jiroft region, archaeologists discovered a small vial made of chlorite. Inside it was a deep red substance thought to be ancient lipstick. The discovery was detailed in the journal Scientific Reports. Analysis showed that the red material...