Kamila Shamsie Wins London Hellenic Prize for Book Inspired by Antigone

Author Kamila Shamsie's seventh novel, Home Fire, tells the contemporary story of a British-Muslim family's connections to the Islamic State (ISIS). However, the Pakistani-British writer's...

Costa-Gavras to Receive Lifetime Honor at European Film Awards

Greek director Costa-Gavras will receive an award for lifetime achievement at this year's European Film Awards. The legendary filmmaker who directed classics such as "Missing",...

Sensual Fresco of Spartan Queen Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists recently unearthed a fresco on the walls of a bedroom in the ruins of ancient Pompeii which depicts a sensual scene of the...

Greek Term ‘Toxic’ is Oxford’s Word of the Year for 2018 (video)

With its roots in the Ancient Greek word “toxikon,” the English word “toxic” has been crowned as the word of year in 2018 by...

Russian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Settlement in Crimea

Researchers from the Russian Academy of Sciences Archaeological Institute discovered a previously unknown ancient Greek settlement in eastern Crimea on Friday, a TASS report says. Chairman...

Turkey Recalls Diplomat Over Greek Costume Scandal

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Saturday recalled its ambassador to Uganda after she was photographed at a reception for Turkey’s annual Republic Day wearing...

Karl Lagerfeld’s Sculptures Inspired by Ancient Greece

Creative director, artist and caricaturist Karl Lagerfeld is known for his work as the creative director of Chanel and Fendi, as well as his...

Greek Evzones Honored in Warsaw Photo Exhibition

Greece's Evzone  Presidential Guard soldiers are being honored in a photography exhibit currently on display in the Polish capital of Warsaw, commemorating the 150th anniversary...

2,400-Year-Old ‘Odysseus’ Greek Vessel Discovered Intact at the Bottom of the Black Sea

A discovery that could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world was made at the bottom of the Black Sea...

Why was the Ancient Greek City of Hadrianopolis Abandoned?

Turkish archaeologists are set to solve the mystery of the abandonment of the ancient city of Hadrianapolis, in the Eskipazar district of the Black...