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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...

Greek Tourism to be Promoted in Big Scandinavian Fair

Greek tourism will be promoted in the first Mediterranean Panorama exposition that will take place in Sweden in March 17-19, 2017. The tourism fair, expected...

Italian Plenary Discusses Submitting Proposal to UNESCO for Greek Language Promotion

The Greek Community and Brotherhood of the Philhellenic Society of Italy has managed to get the Italian plenary to discuss its proposals for the...

Hundreds Demand That Hagia Sophia be Converted into Mosque

Hundreds of people demanded that the historic Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum be converted into a mosque during a rally in Istanbul, Turkey, on May...

Olive Wreaths for Paris Marathon Winners

The winners of the Paris Marathon were for the first time offered symbolic olive wreaths from trees planted at the Tomb of Marathon. The 38th...

Clooney Comes Back on Parthenon Marbles

George Clooney, whose statement on the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece has caused intense reactions in Britain, came back on the subject...

Italy: Greek Statues Back on Display

After four years of national controversy concerning two 2,500 year-old Greek statues, Italy’s Minister of Culture has decided to put them on exhibit once...

UNESCO Mediates Parthenon Marbles Fight

On October 6 in Athens the International Conference of committees will be held, which is a very important moment for the effort to return...

Chersonesus, Crimea, 2300-Year-Old Massacre

Chersonesus , an ancient Greek colony founded approximately 2,500 years ago in the southwestern part of the Crimean Peninsula, known then as Taurica, was...