Ancient City of Troy 600 Years Older than Previously Believed

Νew archaeological discoveries from excavations at the site of the ancient city Troy in Turkey's northwestern Canakkale province suggest that people had settled in...

Kevin Spacey Recites Poetic Tribute to Beloved Greek Statue at Rome Museum (video)

American actor Kevin Spacey recited a poem about a battered boxer as he stood next to an iconic statue of a fighter during a...

Skull Found at Ancient Greek City Shows Neurosurgery Performed 2,200 Years Ago

Archaeologists carrying out excavations in the ancient city of Euromus in Turkey's southern Mugla province found a skull with marks indicating that neurosurgery existed...

The UK’s New PM Loves Greece — But Will he Return the Marbles? (video)

By any measure a controversial personality, the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a Brexiteer -- but he is also a great philhellene,...

Celts Imported Greek Pottery, Olive Oil, and Wine — 2,600 Years Ago

Hundreds of fragments from ninety-nine of the ceramic containers which have been excavated so far from the hillfort site of Vix-Mont Lassois in Burgundy...

Greek Artist Sings for Parthenon Marbles’ Return in British Museum Protest

London-based Greek singer and songwriter Hellena performed her latest composition, “The Parthenon Marbles – Bring Them Back” in a protest at the British Museum...

Archaeologists Express Concerns Over Future of Hagia Sophia of Trabzon

The association of Greek archaeologists sent a letter recently to the Greek and Turkish ministries of culture as well as to the Greek branch...

Ancient Greeks Were Britain’s First Farmers

People from ancient Greece and the Aegean Sea region were the first farmers in Britain, according to a new genetic study published in the...

3,600-Year-Old Bronze Age Shipwreck Discovered Off Southern Turkey

A team of Turkish underwater researchers last week discovered what they believe to be the world’s oldest shipwreck, from approximately 1600 B.C. According to the...

The Breathtaking Ancient Greek Ruins of Italy (photos)

When you think about Italy and ruins, your mind's eye automatically brings up scenes of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. However, Italy is...