Scientists Claim to Discover Traces of Byzantine Coins on the Shroud of Turin

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Cultural Heritage, scientists claim that they have found traces of Byzantine coins on the...

Venice Film Festival to Honor Costa-Gavras

It was announced recently that the 76th International Film Festival of Venice will honor the Greek-French director Costa-Gavras with its ''Glory to the Filmmaker...

Kevin Spacey Recites Poetic Tribute to Beloved Greek Statue at Rome Museum (video)

American actor Kevin Spacey recited a poem about a battered boxer as he stood next to an iconic statue of a fighter during a...

A Scent from Ancient Greece in New Dolce & Gabbana Show

Dolce & Gabbana succeeded in making a jaw-dropping difference with their new fashion show. This time the show was based on ancient Greek culture. The...

Yorgos Lanthimos Shoots Gucci’s New Fashion Campaign

Highly acclaimed Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos has been recruited by Italian fashion giant Gucci to film its latest fashion campaign. Shot in support of Gucci’s...

Ancient Greek City in Sicily Serves as Setting for New Gucci Campaign

Earlier in April, Gucci revealed photographs from its latest advertising campaign, which show Michele’s Gucci gang in various poses around the ancient Greek city of...

The Misadventures of a Group of Tourists Who Landed in the Wrong Athens

Residents of the village of Atena Lucana, in the province of Salerno, south of Naples were left scratching their heads as three tourists asked...

Turkey Angry at Italian Parliament’s Vote to Recognize Armenian Genocide

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Thursday strongly condemned the passing of a motion by the Italian parliament to recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide. “The motion...

Greek-Born Jewish Entrepreneur Joseph Nissim Dies At 100

Joseph Nissim, the Thessaloniki Jew who escaped from the Nazis, fought in WWII and later created the "Bolton Group" business empire in Italy, has...

Calabrian Greek, a Language on the Brink of Extinction (Video)

There are two minority Greek languages officially recognized in Italy's south. Greko and Griko -- both spoken by the "Calabrian Greeks" -- are both...