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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…

2 weeks ago

How the ancient Greeks proved Earth was round over 2,000 years ago (video)

How an Ancient Greek Mathematician Calculated the Earth's Circumference with a Stick and His Brain. While in the mid-20th century,…

4 weeks ago

Ancient Greeks and Indigenous Australians: Far Away, Yet So Close.

The cross cultural connections between Ancient Greeks and Indigenous Australians was the theme of a talk given last night at…

3 months ago

Greek Oregano one of the healthiest & tastiest herbs in the world

Greek Oregano is the most flavoursome and undoubtedly one of the best herbs in the world. Oregano grows practically everywhere…

3 months ago

Paris Hilton Chooses Greek Name for First Born Son

American media personality, businesswoman, socialite, model, and entertainer Paris Hilton has announced her son’s name – Phoenix Barron Hilton Reum.

3 months ago

Beer in Greece dates back to Bronze Age

Ancient Greeks might have a reputation for their preference in wine, a product which helped them trade with neighbouring regions…

4 months ago

CYCLOPS: Did elephant skulls inspire the Ancient Greek mythological figure?

What inspired the ancient Greeks to create fictional creatures such as the Cyclops? Many people have heard the tales of…

4 months ago

The tradition of raising glass and toasting dates back to the Ancient Greeks

If the ancient Greeks and Romans could be magically transported to modern times, chances are strong that much of our…

5 months ago

İbrahim Kalın says "Today's Greeks have no relation to the ancients" - What does the science say?

The chief adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed on television that today's Greeks have no relations to their…

7 months ago

Traitors of Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greeks believed that one in 300 Greeks was a traitor. Ancient society was merciless to traitors and considered…

7 months ago

Ancient Greeks invented the ... laptop?

Ancient Greeks invented the laptop..or so goes the latest conspiracy theory generated from a Greek tombstone on display at the…

8 months ago

'Miracle plant' used by ancient Greeks rediscovered in Turkey after scientists believed it was eaten into extinction 2,000 years ago

A 'miracle' plant consumed by the ancient Greeks, but also the Romans and Egyptians, has been rediscovered in Turkey after…

8 months ago

The Parthenon that the Americans built in Nashville

With debate reignited between Greece and the United Kingdom in recent months concerning the restitution of the Parthenon Sculptures, we…

8 months ago

Ancient Greeks used world's first ‘cranes’ 150 years earlier than suspected

Greece’s historical buildings including the Parthenon and the Temple of Poseidon have fascinated people worldwide, as many can not comprehend how…

9 months ago

Virtual reconstruction of the Curetes street in Ephesus, Ancient Greece

This street took its name from the priests who were called as Curetes later. There were fountains, monuments, statues and…

10 months ago

The 8 Ancient Greek Words for Love

One of the best feelings in the world, without question, is LOVE. The 8 Ancient Greek Words for Love We…

10 months ago

You won't believe up to how many times day the Ancient Greeks had sex!

In ancient Greece, the concept of marriage and the inter-marital love-making “habits” was completely alien to what we might be…

10 months ago

Why the World Should Move on from Greek Approach to Maths?

Hate maths? One man suggests that it’s the ancient Greeks to blame! Michael Brooks, who holds a PhD in quantum…

11 months ago

Ancient Greek Athletes, Warriors and Heroes finally make it to New Zealand

The highly anticipated international exhibition Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes has officially launched in New Zealand reported the New…

12 months ago

The Ancient Greeks and Kashmir

The Ancient Greeks and Kashmir Archaeology is not so much allied with inventions rather it is more concerned about discovering…

12 months ago


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