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First Greek Snake Altar To Underground Gods Found in Southern Turkey

Snakes are one of the most popular and feared symbols of ancient civilizations. Recently, a mysterious Greek snake altar has been discovered in Turkey, and it has caused considerable excitement in the archaeological community. The altar dates back over 2000 years and was found in the long-abandoned city of Patara. The Greek snake altar find […]

Tomb of Ancient Greek Poet and Astronomer Found in Turkey

Throughout time some people are remembered after they die for their achievements. But some individuals are celebrated both in life and death and they are especially important. What archaeologists recently found in Turkey is a large memorial tomb dedicated to one of those people, the ancient Greek poet and astronomer Aratus. Aratus was a didactic […]

Golden Dawn: Leader of Greek neo-Nazi party Nikos Michaloliakos sentenced to 13 years in prison

The leader of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party was on Wednesday sentenced to 13 years in jail. The court also handed Giorgos Roupakias, a self-confessed Golden Dawn member, a life sentence for the 2013 murder of the anti-fascist campaigner and hip-hop artist, Pavlos Fyssas. Nikos Michaloliakos and six of the party’s former lawmakers including MEP […]

Statue of Atlas Will Stand Again Before Greek Temple in Sicily

Atlas, the pre-Olympian Greek god, is famous for carrying the world on his shoulders. At a famous temple site in southern Italy, an ancient statue of Atlas will be restored to its original position. The statue of Atlas was discovered lying on the ground, as pictured above. The statue was found at one of the […]

Greek prosecutor seeks 13-year jail terms for leaders of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn

ATHENS — A Greek prosecutor on Tuesday called for 13-year prison sentences for the leading members of infamous neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, nearly a week after their conviction in a landmark trial. Prosecutor Adamantia Economou said the sentences should be imposed on long-term leader Nikos Michaloliakos and six other former Golden Dawn lawmakers, including Ioannis […]

The Megalithic Mystery of the Greek Dragon Houses

Mt. Olympus, the Peloponnesian War, Pericles, Athens, and, of course, the Parthenon. When one considers ancient Greece, these are only a few of the topics that usually spring to mind. The heroic age of gods and men, the historical wars between Greek city-states, powerful strategoi and their prominent cities and, of course, architectural feats beyond […]

Judgment Day For Greek Fascism

By Eleftheria Koumandou and Stelios Foteinopoulos, Tribune Magazine. October 7, 2020 NOTE: This article was written before the court decision. Huff Post reports the decision was made: “A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering landmark guilty verdicts following a politically charged five-year trial against […]

Greek doctors stage 2km fun run to debunk COVID-19 mask myth

Doctors marched with their families and a few friends in Greece’s second-largest city Saturday not to protest, but to debunk misinformation about face masks circulating during the coronavirus pandemic. A few dozen people fast-walked and ran 2 kilometres (1.25 miles) through central Thessaloniki while wearing face masks and then measured their oxygen and carbon dioxide […]

Greek Locals, Migrants Clash at Hotel Rented by UN for ‘Refugee Children’

Tensions reportedly boiled over in a Greek town where nearly 40 ‘unaccompanied minors’ were quietly moved into a hotel by the United Nations – to the dismay of local residents. In an operation reportedly overseen by Greek NGO METAdrati and the U.N. International Organization for Migration (IOM), 39 ‘refugee children’ were brought to the mainland […]

Meteora: Majestic Greek Monasteries Suspended in the Air

Meteora means ‘suspended in the air’ in Greek. This site is one of the largest and most important Greek Orthodox monastic complexes. It is located in the north-western edge of the Plain of Thessaly in central Greece. The size and importance of Meteora within Greece is second only to the famed Mount Athos . Nature […]

Ancient Greek Goat Bone Objects Found in Turkey Tell A Deeper Story

Archaeologists working in a site have uncovered carved objects that are made out of goat bones . These carved goat bone objects were turned into ornaments in an ancient Greek colony over 2500 years ago.  The recently discovered goat bone objects may help us to understand the ancient people who lived in this area, and […]

Greek police fire tear gas at migrants protesting after blaze at Europe’s largest refugee center

    Clashes erupted and police fired tear gas as a large crowd of migrants protested on the Greek island of Lesbos after Moria (or better said Mordor) rapefugee center, the largest in Europe, burnt down earlier this week. The blaze at the severely overcrowded camp, which was initially designed to accommodate about 2,200, left […]

Greek God Mask Found In An Ancient Turkish Kitchen Is 2,400 Years Old!

Archaeologists digging in an ancient ‘kitchen’ in western Turkey have unearthed a terracotta mask of the face of a Greek god, dating back nearly 2,400 years. Archaeologists digging at the ancient acropolis of Daskyleion City, located on the shore of Lake Manyas in the western Balıkesir province of Turkey, have told the Anadolu Agency ( […]

Greek coast guard rescues 96 migrants from sinking yacht in the Aegean Sea

Greece’s coast guard is continuing a search and rescue operation after a yacht smuggling migrants partially sank in the eastern Aegean Sea. 96 people were rescued from the vessel, which was found west of the small island of Halki, near Rhodes. The total number of those people on board was not immediately known. Among the […]

Greek and Turkish warships collide in Mediterranean ‘accident,’ defense official says

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Archimedes: An Ancient Greek Genius Ahead of His Time

Archimedes was a Greek mathematician, scientist, mechanical engineer, and inventor who is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of the ancient world. The father of simple machines, he introduced the concept of the lever and the compound pulley, as well as inventions ranging from water clocks to the famous Archimedes screw. He also designed devices […]

Seven killed in floods after torrential downpours on Greek island

At least seven people including a baby and an elderly couple have died following flash flooding caused by torrential rain on the Greek island of Evia. Many people had to be airlifted to safety after roads were flooded, and the fire department has received hundreds of calls to pump water from houses and vehicles. One […]

Seven dead after storm causes flooding on Greek island

Seven people, including an en elderly couple and an eight-month-old baby, were found dead after a storm hit the island of Evia in central Greece, authorities said. Heavy rain started falling at about midnight and firefighters responded to over 50 fires caused by lightning. Dozens were trapped by floodwaters in their homes. The elderly couple […]

Ancient Greek Shipwreck Is Now Protected By Underwater AI Robots

Only 15 years ago scientists dreamed of a future in which new technologies would enable us to peer through tree canopies and see beneath the ground in our search for ancient lost cities, temples, and territorial boundary walls. And then LIDAR technology arrived and suddenly their dreams came true! On August 3, 2020, an ancient […]

700,000 years old Skull discovered in Greek cave

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700,000 years old Skull discovered in Greek cave, completely shatters the Out of Africa theory Posted by EU Times on Dec 4th, 2018 // No Comment Save “>   A skull that has the potential to challenge what we know about human evolution has been discovered in Greece in the 60s but unfortunately we only […]

6000 year old inscription with Greek letters

stone column, approximately 30x20 cm with engraved letters of the Greek alphabet

6000 year old inscription with Greek letters November 23, 2018 Published in History stone column, approximately 30×20 cm with engraved letters of the Greek alphabet An amazing discovery was brought to light by archaeologists in excavations of prehistoric Pella’s Archondikon, a few days before closing the excavation period (summer 2011). Discovered in the lower layers […]

What Ancient Greek Music Sounded Like

The instruments used - such as lyre and reed-pipes - are known from, paintings and archaeological remains

What Ancient Greek Music Sounded Like November 15, 2018 Published in Weird The instruments used – such as lyre and reed-pipes – are known from, paintings and archaeological remains The music of ancient Greece, unheard for thousands of years, is being brought back to life by Armand D’Angour, a musician and tutor in classics at […]

The Latin alphabet derives from Greek

The Latin alphabet derives from Greek Chalcidian November 15, 2018 Published in Weird The Latin alphabet is the Greek Chalcidian alphabet of the Cumae, a colony of Chalcis in Italy founded c. 740 BCE The Greeks were the first Europeans to learn to write with an alphabet, and from them alphabetic writing spread to the […]

From Myth to Reality: Olympia and the Ancient Greek Olympics

The Olympics, as they exist today, are but a shadow of their former glory. Though there are more activities and participants in the modern games, they do little to entice and arouse the Greek concept of glory and pride that once made them renowned throughout the ancient world. While the prizes might be considered miniscule […]

Hebrew is Greek

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Hebrew is Greek Forbidden History The Ancient Greeks Invented the Hanukkah Menorah Nothing new for the Jews to steal and use other peoples ideas. It is how they fraudulently invented themselves. Americas Flag: 13 stripes is the 13 tribes of Israel. Biblical tribes Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Naphtal and Manasseh… were Aegean Greek tribes. —- […]

Early Greek Philosophers

By Julian Hawthorne (1899) Greek Philosophy, which reached its highest excellence at Athens in the fourth century B.C.E., had its origin two hundred years earlier in the outlying settlements of the Hellenic race in Asia Minor, Thrace, Sicily and Southern Italy, rather than in Greece proper. The founding of colonies and frequent changes of government […]

Anti-migrant protesters on Greek island Lesbos try to overturn police buses (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Protests flared on Thursday night, after Tsipras arrived to speak at a conference. A group of 2,500 demonstrators flocked to the streets of the island’s main town, Mytilene, to demand an immediate solution to the immigration crisis and the evacuation of migrants from the island’s refugee camp that currently hosts about 9,000 asylum seekers. The […]

“God is With Us”: Patriarchates of Antioch for the Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, and Greek-Melkite Catholic Condemn FUKUS Bombing of Syria

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‘Poverty tourism’: Guardian slammed for Greek vacation focusing on financial & refugee crises

‘Sex, Drugs & Refugees’: RTD exposes seedy reality some asylum-seekers face in Greece The trip has been organized by the British newspaper, exclusively for its readers. It’s being pitched as an “educational and informative” tour of modern Greece, led by the newspaper’s Greece correspondent Helena Smith and local journalist Manos Stefanakis. At the cost of […]

Is Greek-Turkish Territorial Dispute a Pre-Messianic Payback From Temple Times?

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