Magnificent Ancient Greek Mosaic Celebrates the Joy of Life

A magnificent Greek mosaic discovered in Hatay, Turkey continues to amaze archaeologists and historians who are attempting to ascertain the exact meaning of its...

International Greek Language Day to be Celebrated in Italy

The Greek community of Naples and Campania in Italy is organizing a week-long celebration of the Greek language to honor International Greek Language Day...

Part of Sir Isaac Newton’s Manuscripts Were Written in Greek

The notebooks in which Isaac Newton worked out the theories on which much of classical science is based were partly written in Greek, proving...

First Byzantine Monastery Discovered in Spain

By Ola Goroveci Archaeological experts from the University of Alicante in Spain have recently identified the first Byzantine monastery ever found on the Iberian peninsula. They...

What Lies Hidden Under Hagia Sophia?

The former Basilica of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) is the undisputed symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, hosting millions of visitors each...

Turkey to Turn Historic Orthodox Church Into a Mosque; Is Hagia Sophia Next?

Turkey's Council of State, the country's highest administrative court, has recently approved changing the historic Chora Greek Orthodox Church located in Istanbul, currently a...

Founded by a Greek, Italy’s Most Famous Cafe Facing Closure

The future of Caffè Greco, Rome’s oldest coffee bar that was founded by a Greek in 1760, hangs in the balance as a date...

When Brigitte Bardot Performed Songs by Greek Composer Giannis Spanos (video)

Brigitte Bardot, one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, was not just a famous actress -- she also explored...

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...