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On the occasion of Philhellenism and International Solidarity Day, the president of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday awarded three distinguished American archaeologists for their contribution to the study and promotion of Greek culture and civilisation.
According to reports by the Geological Society of Greece, there are more than 8,500 caves scattered all throughout Greece. Here is a list of some of the most beautiful and mysterious Greek caves, which have been recognised worldwide for their geological importance.
Stunned researchers discover that, in addition to accurately tracing the movement of the sun, moon and predicting when eclipses would occur, the Antikythera Mechanism created by the Ancient Greeks around 100-200BC also tracked the movements of Venus and Saturn. “Our work reveals the Antikythera Mechanism as a beautiful conception, translated by superb engineering into a device of genius,” the study concludes about the creation considered to be the world’s first computer.
Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni has responded to statements made by Prime Minister of the UK Boris Johnson in an interview in which he claims that that the 2,500-year-old Parthenon sculptures are “legally owned by the British Museum’s Trustees.”
The globally popular series ‘Dinner with Plato’ is an invitation to a delicious journey through time, featuring Ancient Greek recipes with traditional ways of cooking.
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.
Happy Valentine’s Day lovers! We all know that Greeks don’t need it to be Valentine’s Day to be a great lover, as we are great lovers every day. But did you know that the origins for the holiday and many of its symbols are have roots squarely planted in Ancient Greece?
The inscription was deciphered by Dr. Leah Di Segni of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and it refers to “Blessed Maria, who lived an immaculate life” and died on February 9th. The stone dates from the late sixth–early seventh centuries CE.