Mycenaean Throne Room Recreated at German Museum

The Mycenaean Palace Throne Room has been recreated in Germany at the Badisches Landes Schloss Karlsruhe Museum as part of an exhibit which opened on December...

Elgin’s Descendant Claims Parthenon Marbles Were a Gift

The Parthenon Marbles were not stolen but were given by an Ottoman Sultan to Lord Elgin, claims a descendant of the man who took...

Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” Scoops Awards at British Independent Film Awards

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos won Best Director for his film "The Favourite", which scooped a record ten honors at the 21st annual British Independent...

Mycenaean Treasures Travel to Germany for Rare Exhibition

"The Mask of Agamemnon", Mycenae Over four hundred priceless artifacts, most of them traveling for the first time out of Greece, will be presented at...

Kamila Shamsie Wins London Hellenic Prize for Book Inspired by Antigone

Author Kamila Shamsie's seventh novel, Home Fire, tells the contemporary story of a British-Muslim family's connections to the Islamic State (ISIS). However, the Pakistani-British writer's...

Costa-Gavras to Receive Lifetime Honor at European Film Awards

Greek director Costa-Gavras will receive an award for lifetime achievement at this year's European Film Awards. The legendary filmmaker who directed classics such as "Missing",...

Sensual Fresco of Spartan Queen Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists recently unearthed a fresco on the walls of a bedroom in the ruins of ancient Pompeii which depicts a sensual scene of the...

Greek Term ‘Toxic’ is Oxford’s Word of the Year for 2018 (video)

With its roots in the Ancient Greek word “toxikon,” the English word “toxic” has been crowned as the word of year in 2018 by...

Russian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Settlement in Crimea

Researchers from the Russian Academy of Sciences Archaeological Institute discovered a previously unknown ancient Greek settlement in eastern Crimea on Friday, a TASS report says. Chairman...

Turkey Recalls Diplomat Over Greek Costume Scandal

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Saturday recalled its ambassador to Uganda after she was photographed at a reception for Turkey’s annual Republic Day wearing...