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New Discoveries at Poseidonia Tell Us More About the Ancient City’s Greek Founders

The city originally called Poseidonia was established by Greek colonists some twenty-five hundred years ago, and was one of the most important sanctuaries in...

DNA Study Shows When Ancient Greeks Colonized Italy

Magna Graecia is the name of the coastal areas of southern Italy and Sicily that were extensively populated by Greek settlers. The settlers brought...

BBC Highlights the Fascinating Beasts of Ancient Greece

In an article titled “The fantastical beasts on ancient Greece,” published in its Culture section, BBC news website focused on a darker side...

Die Welt Says Europe Owes Greece

A report by the German daily Die Welt noted the hard times in Greece during the country's economic crisis, showing beggars in the streets,...

New Survey Says Greeks Taught Agriculture to Neolithic Scandinavians

A new Swedish-Danish survey shows that agriculture techniques transferred from Southern to Northern Europe gradually. The scientists examined the DNA of four Scandinavian farmers of...