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  • The Concepts of Heaven and Hell in Ancient Greece
    by Patricia Claus on 27/05/2022 at 11:02

    Ancient Greece's concepts for Heaven and Hell are of course different than those propounded by Christianity, but have striking similarities. Read the full story on

  • Ancient Greeks Used Lifting Device to Move Stones Before Cranes
    by Philip Chrysopoulos on 27/05/2022 at 09:35

    Recent research shows that ancient Greeks had used a primitive type of lifting machine to move heavy stones before they began using cranes 2,500 years ago, according to the website Gizmodo. Read the full story on

  • “Turkaegean”: Turkey “Borrows” the Aegean in Tourism Campaign
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 27/05/2022 at 08:17

    Turkey is using the term “Turkaegean” or “Turkish Aegean”, highlighting ancient Greek monuments and archaeological sites, in its new tourism campaign for Summer 2022. The west coast of Turkey, which includes Izmir, Ephesus, Ayvalik, Pergamon and many well-known historical sites with rich Greek history, is one of the seven major regions of the country. In Read the full story on

  • Ten Greek Castles That Will Take Your Breath Away
    by Gabi Ancarola on 27/05/2022 at 07:14

    Greek castles remind us of impressive stories from their epic past, some ranked among the best-preserved buildings in Europe. Read the full story on

  • Iran Accuses Greece of Piracy After Seizure of Crude Oil Cargo
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 27/05/2022 at 05:41

    Iran accused Greece of piracy on Thursday after the seizure of the cargo of crude oil from a tanker anchored in the bay of Karystos, on the southern coast of the island of Evia. Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization is calling Greece’s actions to support the U.S. seizure of the oil “an act of piracy” Read the full story on

  • Entire DNA of Pompeii Victim 2,000 Years Ago Sequenced by Scientists
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 27/05/2022 at 05:09

    For the first time, researchers have managed to sequence the entire DNA belonging to the remains of a man who died in Pompeii 2,000 years ago. Preserved by volcanic materials from the eruption of Vesuvius and analyzed with new scientific methods, the genome reveals great genetic diversity in a sick man who tragically died in Read the full story on

  • The Greek Diaspora Around the World
    by Anna Wichmann on 27/05/2022 at 00:33

    From ancient times to the modern day, Greeks of the diaspora have enriched the international community in across many fields. Read the full story on

  • The Glorious History of the Hellenistic City of Antioch
    by Patricia Claus on 26/05/2022 at 22:29

    Antioch on the Orontes, an ancient Greek city on the eastern side of the Orontes River, was one of the most glorious of all the Greek cities in the world. Home to hundreds of thousands of people in its golden age, it was known as “The Second Rome” and subsequently “the Cradle of Christianity” before Read the full story on

  • Akrotiri, Santorini—The Bronze Age City Preserved in Volcanic Ash
    by Patricia Claus on 26/05/2022 at 17:33

    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 day about the mysterious lives of its inhabitants. Located on the Greek island that was at Read the full story on

  • Greece Counters Turkey’s Claims in the Aegean to UN
    by Anna Wichmann on 26/05/2022 at 16:12

    Greece presented a letter to the United Nations on Thursday which countered the claims Turkey made regarding the sovereignty of Greek islands in the Aegean to the UN in September of last year. In the Turkish letter, the country claimed that the sovereignty of the Greek islands in the Aegean is “dependent upon demilitarization” by Read the full story on


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