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  1. Will It Work? Greece Is Willing to Loan Archaeological Treasures in Exchange for the Parthenon Marbles

    ... probably though the battle for the marbles was lost, but now Greece is using another approach – they are offering ancient archaeological ... probably though the battle for the marbles was lost, but now Greece is using another approach – they are offering ancient archaeological ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 16/03/2017 - 00:53

  2. Homosexuality in Ancient Greece - One Big Lie?

    ... may have heard that homosexuality was celebrated in ancient Greece more than any other place and time. Some scholars have even called ... may have heard that homosexuality was celebrated in ancient Greece more than any other place and time. Some scholars have even called ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 28/12/2018 - 13:59

  3. Meteora: the Impressive Greek Monasteries Suspended in the Air

    ... the north-western edge of the Plain of Thessaly in central Greece. The size and importance of this site within Greece is second only to the famed Mount Athos. Nature and Human Interaction ...

    dhwty - 02/08/2015 - 20:49

  4. Controversy Reignites as British MPs Propose Finally Returning Ancient Parthenon Marbles to Greece

    ... known as the Elgin Marbles, were taken to Britain. For years Greece has been trying to get those sculptures back, saying they are an ... political parties has proposed returning the statues to Greece. The move came on July 11, the 200 th anniversary of the British ...

    Mark Miller - 15/07/2016 - 21:41

  5. 3,300-year-old Mycenaean tomb and precious artifacts found in Central Greece

    ... discovery of a vaulted Mycenaean tomb near Amfissa, central Greece, containing human remains and a hoard of treasures. The 3,300-year-old ... smaller rings of mudbricks or, more often, stones. In Greece, the vaulted tholoi are a monumental Late Bronze Age development. After ...

    aprilholloway - 08/02/2015 - 00:41

  6. Weapons Control in Ancient Greece: When an Accident was Deadly

    ... interest is whether the idealized culture of ancient Greece met with this same debate. In ancient Greece, (and of course its close Egyptian, Hittite, and later Roman neighbors), ...

    Riley Winters - 12/03/2018 - 18:00

  7. Archaeologists Uncover Ancient 'Spooning' Couple in Greece

    ... but the international team that discovered them in Greece is still searching for answers, according to team member Michael Galaty, ... with couples in loving embrace "This is unique in Greece, and we're analyzing the skeletons and bones to find out more about what ...

    ancient-origins - 08/04/2015 - 03:41

  8. Magic in Ancient Greece: Necromancy, Curses, Love Spells, and Oracles

    The magical traditions of ancient Greece encompassed spells, curse tablets, drugs, potions, poisons, amulets, and ... ) Amulets and Talismans Amulets in ancient Greece were believed to have provided protection or the attraction of positive ...

    marinasohma - 11/01/2017 - 14:43

  9. The human skull that challenges the Out of Africa theory

    ... In 1959, in an area called Chalkidiki in Petralona, Northern Greece, a shepherd came across a small opening to a cave, which became visible ... The skull was given to the University of Thessaloniki in Greece by the President of the Petralona Community. The agreement was that once ...

    johnblack - 31/12/2018 - 15:56

  10. The Mystery of the Ancient Greek ‘Dragon Houses’

    ... and, of course, the Parthenon. When one considers ancient Greece, these are only a few of the topics that usually spring to mind. The ... and, of course, the Parthenon. When one considers ancient Greece, these are only a few of the topics that usually spring to mind. The ...

    Riley Winters - 08/10/2017 - 18:51

  11. Significant Ancient Tomb Guarded by Sphinxes Unearthed in Greece

    Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered the entrance to a vast ancient tomb guarded by two ... to 300 BC, is the largest ancient tomb ever discovered in Greece and is believed to belong to a very important figure in history. Plans ... are excavating an ancient mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece. Credit: Alexandros Michailidis/AP More recently, the ...

    aprilholloway - 13/08/2014 - 14:20

  12. Ancient Olympic Stadium Threatened by Budget Cuts in Greece

    ... closure as a result of steep budget cuts in the country as Greece enters its sixth consecutive year of recession. The Nemean Games were ... 573 BC and were one of the four Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece, including Delphi, Isthmia and Olympia.  It was at one of these four ...

    aprilholloway - 01/10/2013 - 06:42

  13. Linking the Planets and Human Life: Venus Calendars Helped Track Pregnancy in Neolithic Greece

    ... ‘frying pans’ left by people who lived in Neolithic Greece. These objects have decorations of concentric circles, spirals, radial ... suggests that the Neolithic people living in what is now Greece realized that the Earth takes 365 days to make a complete circuit around ...

    johnblack - 31/08/2017 - 02:00

  14. Archaeologists Explore Incredible Ancient City in Supposed Backwater Region of Greece

    ... at a previously unexplored 2,500-year-old city in Thessaly, Greece. Their findings are beginning to change the way archaeologists look at ... of scientists from the Ephorate of Antiquities of Karditsa (Greece), the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) and the University of ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 15/12/2016 - 01:00

  15. Taraxippus, the Terrifying Horse Scarer: Apparition Appeared Across Racetracks in Ancient Greece

    ... with, or killed by, horses, appeared at racetracks across Greece, and were propitiated with sacrifices. Greek city-states had their ... Dead: Encounters between the Living and the Dead in Ancient Greece, classicist Sarah Iles Johnston noted that the Taraxippus is a ghost who ...

    Carly Silver - 29/12/2016 - 00:48

  16. Shipping Blackspot: Largest Find of Shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Intensifies

    In Greece, marine archaeologists have made an unprecedented discovery of ... find in the history of the Mediterranean. In Greece, marine archaeologists have made an unprecedented discovery of ... archipelago in the Aegean Sea include vessels from Ancient Greece right up to modern times. Experts suspect that those wrecks from ancient ...

    Ed Whelan - 13/10/2018 - 02:02

  17. 2,400-Year-Old Healing Temple dedicated to Asclepius, God of Healing, Excavated in Greece

    Archaeologists in Greece excavated an ancient healing temple in the acropolis of Feneos dedicated ... were approximately 320 Asclepions (hospitals) in Ancient Greece. Disease was considered a result of multiple social, environmental, ... relief of Asclepius and his daughter Hygieia. From Therme, Greece, end of the 5th century BC. Istanbul Archaeological Museums. ( ...

    Joanna Gillan - 21/09/2018 - 04:25

  18. Earthquake Faults May Have Shaken up the Cultural Practices of Ancient Greece

    ... of active faults and ancient cities in parts of Greece and western Turkey might not seem unduly surprising given the Aegean ... "I am not saying that every sacred site in ancient Greece was built on a fault line. But while our association with earthquakes ... Domain ) Drawing of the Tholos of Delphi, Greece. ( Public Domain ) The article, originally titled ‘ ...

    ancient-origins - 14/09/2017 - 22:58

  19. Hermas as Guidance and Protection for Travelers in Ancient Greece

    ... was a form of statuary that originated in ancient Greece. In general, these statues were stone columns that corresponded to ... stones. These heaps of stones can be seen in many parts of Greece by the sides of roads, especially at their crossings. The stones ...

    dhwty - 09/05/2016 - 14:47

  20. Forensic Scientists in Greece Have Recreated the Face of a 9,000-Year-Old Female Teenager

    ... considered the dawn of civilization. When Avgi lived in Greece, at the end of the Mesolithic period around 7000 BC, the region was ... the Shady Secrets of Charon's Obols: Spirit Coins of Ancient Greece The reconstructed face includes prominent cheek bones, ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 22/01/2018 - 22:56

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