Ancient Greek Quarry in Marseille Partly Classified as Historic Monument

Discovered by chance during the construction of a building in the center of Marseille, a Greek quarry dating from the 5th century BC will...

A ‘New Ephesus’ is Waiting to be Unearthed at Parion, Turkey

Archaeological excavations at Parion, the ancient port of the Hellenistic period in today’s north-west Turkey, have shown that hundreds of large buildings are buried...

1,800-Year-Old Mosaic Found in Ancient City of Perge in Turkey

A 1,800-year-old mosaic, which showed the sacrifice of Iphigenia, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra during the Trojan War in Greek mythology, was found...

From Greece to the UK: Art Exhibition ‘Building Peace Though the Oceans’ Promotes Positive...

Humanitarian artist Salma Zulfiqar created the installation "Building Peace Though the Oceans" as a way to build "peace through the ocean – as a...

Rock-Carved Greek Orthodox Monastery in Turkey Opens for Tourists

After Sumela, Turkey’s second largest monastery built out of a mountain, the Virgin Mary Monastery in the Black Sea province of Giresun is awaiting...

1,800-Year-Old Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Faces Risk of Collapse

An 1,800-year-old Greek Orthodox Church and its monastery situated on the Kameriye (Kamelya) Island in the Aegean Sea, just off the Aegean province of...

Magnificent Ancient Site of Aphrodisias in UNESCO World Heritage List

The Aphrodisias archaeology site in southwestern Turkey has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Aphrodisias, named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love was...

Uproar in Turkey Over Social Events at the Ancient Greek City of Ephesus

A fiery debate has been sparked in Turkey over the alleged use of the ancient city of Ephesus in the Aegean province of Izmir...

Pop-Up Food Stall ‘Souvlaki Street’ Serving Londoners a Taste of Greece

Souvlaki Street in London is the place to be for a taste of Greece -- and the lines that span down the roads where...

‘Parthenon of Books’ Rises in Kassel Where Nazis Once Burned Countless Banned Books

A replica of the Parthenon in Athens made from 100,000 banned books has risen at the Friedrichsplatz in Kassel Germany as part of the...