Istanbul Greek Orphanage in Danger of Collapse (video)

A Greek orphanage on the Princes' Islands of Istanbul has been included on a shortlist of seven of Europe's most endangered heritage sites. The Prinkipo...

Dynamiting Threatens Ancient Castle in Turkey

A Turkish site where a 2,100-year-old statue from the same civilization as King Midas was once unearthed is now in danger of being dynamited...

Holy Icons Kept in Hagia Sophia Receive New Life after Restoration

Holly icons from Greek Orthodox churches across Turkey are brought to Hagia Sophia for restoration work in order to be exhibited at a new...

Hagiographies of Hagia Sophia of Trebizond to See the Light Again (video)

Turkish authorities have given the green light for the renovation of Hagia Sophia of Trebizond, including the uncovering of all hagiographies that are now...

Cretan Wine Amphorae Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists working in Pompeii have accidentally discovered several wine amphorae that are believed to be 2000 years old and in very good condition. According to...

Greek Text of Jesus Secret Teachings to his Brother James Discovered in Oxford

The first-known original Greek copy of a heretical Christian writing describing Jesus' secret teachings to his brother James has been discovered at Oxford University...

Priceless Byzantine Mosaic Found under Mosque in Turkey

A 100-square-meter mosaic, which has been preserved in excellent condition, was discovered on the floor of the historic church of Panagia Chrysokefalou, in Ortahisar...

FYROM Considers Taking Down Greek Statues

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia government is considering taking down Greek statues along with some others as they belong to "Skopje 2014", a...

Historic Greek Orthodox Church in Istanbul Opens after Three Years of Restorations

The historic Orthodox Church of St. George, a UNESCO world heritage site, has been opened with a ceremony after undergoing a three-year restoration, in...

“Secret Heaven” of Greek Pontos Suffers Neglect (photos)

A 17th century Greek archaeological site in Turkey’s Black Sea province Gumushane, has been ignored for the last 50 years, Anadolu Agency reports. The agency...