Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds Bronze Age Hoard in Scotland

  Metal detectorist Mariusz Stepien made the discovery of a lifetime recently in the Scottish Borders, near the village of Peebles, just south of Edinburgh,...

Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Soumela Monastery After Restoration

  Soumela Monastery, the Greek Orthodox edifice built in 385 AD which was included on UNESCO's temporary list of World Heritage Sites in 2000, was...

Third-Century AD Statue of Woman Unearthed in Ancient Greek City of Perge

  The world has yet another archaeological treasure to study and admire this week as a statue created in the 300's AD was unearthed on...

The Fascinating Story of the Greeks of Corsica

The people of the Mani peninsula are famous, among many other things, for their free spirit and devotion to Greek Orthodox traditions. Towards the end...

Greek EU Minister Schinas Expresses Anger Over Muslim Prayers in Hagia Sophia

  "Turkey must finally decide what its broader geopolitical goal will be," said Margaritis Schinas, the European Commission's vice-president and Commissioner for the promotion of...

Erdogan Invites World Leaders to Friday’s Muslim Prayer Service at Hagia Sophia

According to information published in the Turkish daily newspaper Hurriyet today, government officials there have sent out invitations to a number of officials to...

Hagia Sophia to Open for Muslim Worship on July 24

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that after completing all preparations, Hagia Sophia will open for worship on July 24. In an address...

Crew of Hagia Sophia Documentary Returns for New Explorations

The professional crew behind the documentary title "The Beneath," a film showing what lies underneath the Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia, recently returned to...
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Hidden Byzantine Church in Constantinople Revealed in All Its Glory

Recently published photos of an excavation site in the Sultanahmet District of Istanbul reveals a hidden church and holy spring dating back to the...

Turkish Court Postpones Decision on Status of Hagia Sophia

The Turkish Council of State - the country's highest administrative body - delayed a decision on whether the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople can be...