School in Belgium Launches New Video Game to Teach Ancient Greek History

A history teacher in Belgium has developed a new video game together with French video game company Ubisoft to teach children about ancient Greece, the Brussels...

The Greek Designer of the Iconic British Mini Car

The name Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, CBE, FRS, RDI may mean nothing to most Greeks today, but the English-Greek man had the distinction...

Marble Stele from Asia Minor Returned to Munich Museum

A marble stele from Greece which was given as a wedding gift in 1958, has been returned to a museum in Munich, Germany after...

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...

Istanbul’s Greek Orthodox Orphanage Needs 40-Million-Euro Restoration

 The leading European heritage organization Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute stated in a recently issued report that a restoration of...

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...

Nicosia’s History Showcased in ”Cypriot Miniatures” Event in Berlin

An event showcasing the history of Nicosia, marking thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany’s reunification, was presented recently by the Cypriot...

Turkey’s Erdogan Hails the 1453 Fall of Constantinople

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrated the 556th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) to Ottoman Turk forces on May 29, 1453. In...

Historic Soumela Monastery in Pontus Reopens

The historic Panagia Soumela Monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary and located in Trabzon in the Black Sea is to reopen its doors to...