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Calabrian Greek, a Language on the Brink of Extinction

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

Utilities Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Necropolis in Gela, Sicily

An important archaeological discovery was made recently in the town of Gela, in southern Sicily, Italy. While local public utilities workers from of Gela were...

Ancient Fresco Portraying Greek Myth Unveiled in Pompeii, Italy

Italian authorities recently unveiled to the public an ancient fresco depicting a famous Greek myth in Pompeii, the Roman city which was completely destroyed...

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...

Greek Institute of Byzantine Studies Affected by Venice Flooding

The massive flooding that has been causing a range of serious issues in Venice, Italy since Tuesday has affected the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine...

New Exhibit on History of Santorini and Pompeii Opens in Rome

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and her Italian counterpart Dario Franceschini on Thursday opened an exhibition called "Pompeii and Santorini: Eternity in a Day...

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...

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...

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...