One of the greatest female figures of Greece in the 20th century, Melina Mercouri passed away on this day in 1994 at the age of 74. Here is her story.
In almost every Greek city you will find ancient monuments, sculptures or building remains that are evidence of the grand historical past of the country. Many of these monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, not just because of their majestic architecture or their antiquity, but also because of their contribution to modern civilization, society, art and sciences.
Although there are many who consider Tselementes the ultimate authority on Greek food (the word “tselementes” is still used today to mean “cookbook”)
Hellenic College Holy Cross and Stockton University Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Greek Revolution: The Greek Revolution (1821-29) Through American Eyes
The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Sunday “honoured all who contributed to incorporating Ioannina to…
The celebrated Greek statesman Pericles is credited with ordering the design and construction of the Parthenon between 447 and 432 BC as a temple for Athena—the goddess of wisdom, arts and literature and war. Still dominating the modern city of Athens, the Parthenon is a magnificent testimony to the glory and renown the city enjoyed throughout antiquity. Pericles had made no idle boast then when he emphatically stated that ‘…we shall be the marvel of the present day and of ages yet to come.
A new outdoor exhibition for the 200-year anniversary of the Greek Revolution, showcases portraits of the heroes of the 1821 Revolution was inaugurated a few days ago, at Vasilissis Sophias street in Athens, right in front of the National Gardens.