Great Byzantine Art Relives at St. Petersburg’s Hermitage

A total of 121 masterpieces of Byzantine art will be exhibited at the State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg in Russia until October 2. The...

British Academic Says Alexander Crossdresser

Milennia after he conquered the then-known world, Alexander the Great's legacy is still being debated and now an academic from Newcastle University, in a...

Hagia Sophia: The Center of Greek Orthodox Faith Through the Ages

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) remains the symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, even almost six centuries after its fall to the Ottomans....

Cretan Wine Amphorae Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists working in Pompeii have accidentally discovered several wine amphorae that are believed to be 2000 years old and in very good condition. According to...

A ‘New Ephesus’ is Waiting to be Unearthed at Parion, Turkey

Archaeological excavations at Parion, the ancient port of the Hellenistic period in today’s north-west Turkey, have shown that hundreds of large buildings are buried...

Plato’s Hidden ‘Music Code’ Discovered

Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher, who was instrumental in laying the foundations for Western philosophy and science, used a regular pattern of symbols to...

Tagesspiegel Says Nazis Destroyed Greece

The classical liberal German newspaper Tagersspiegel, criticizing Germany's refusal to pay more war reparations to Greece for World War II, said the Nazis  did...

Vienna Celebrates March 25 Too

Greeks who live in Austria came together on March 25 for Independence Day celebrations with a doxology sung at the Greek Orthodox Church...

Byzantine Ship Wreck Discovered in Black Sea

The wreck of a large Byzantine ship, dating from the 10th century and filled with amphorae, was discovered by divers off the coast of...

German TV Show Supports Greece’s Claims Over Debt and Distomo Massacre

German television show "Die Anstalt" aired an excellent 15-minute sketch on the Greek debt and the creditors' demands, concluding with Greece's rightful claims for...