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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...

The Breathtaking Ancient Greek Ruins of Italy (photos)

When you think about Italy and ruins, your mind's eye automatically brings up scenes of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. However, Italy is...

Court Orders Return of Ancient Greek Statue to Italy

The highest court in Italy has ordered the Getty Museum in Los Angeles to return an ancient Greek bronze statue that was found off...

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...

Collapse of Mount Etna Could Trigger Tsunami in the Ionian Sea, Scientists Warn

Mount Etna in Sicily, Europe’s biggest active volcano, is slipping eastwards into the sea, and scientists fear that it could trigger a catastrophic tsunami. Scientists...

2,000-Year-Old Greek Tomb Painting Found in Italy

A 2,000-year-old painting depicting a naked servant carrying a jug of wine and a vase, has been discovered inside a tomb in Cumae, which...