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Greeks and Romans held festivals for the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele

History of Mother’s Day

The tradition of celebrating mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals in honour of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele. However, the clearest modern precedent…

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The 8 Ancient Greek Words for Love

Happy Valentines Day to our GCT followers! One of the best feelings in the world, without question, is LOVE. We use the word “love” in many different contexts- the love for our…

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2,000-year-old painting found in Cumae

A 2,000-year-old painting depicting a naked servant carrying a jug of wine and a vase, has been found in a tomb in Cumae, which is considered as the first settlement started by the…

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Beer in Greece dates back to Bronze Age

by Aggelos Skordas Ancient Greeks might have a reputation for their preference in wine, a product which helped them trade with neighbouring regions and was an integral for feasts or even religious…