Frankly there are more than 10 inventions and discoveries our ancestors are responsible for, but…
In a bid to distance itself from a series of embarrassing scandals, Facebook renames itself ‘Meta’. Like so many other things, we have the ancient Greeks to thank for the word ‘meta’, which was a word they used to mean “after” or “beyond.”
NEW YORK, NY.- The New-York Historical Society presents Aristotle: From Antiquity to the Modern Era, an exhibition…
Athens is named on the Best Places of the World 2021 List, a list created by Time Magazine to “shine a light on ingenuity, creativity, revitalization and re-openings in destinations across the world.”
Academic and Byzantine thinker John Argyropoulos pioneered the revival of classical Greek learning in 15th-century Italy, contributing hugely to the restoration of the classical studies and connecting humanists with the Greek spirit. With Leonardo Da Vinci counted amongst his numerous notable students, Argyropoulos’ translations and teaching of Greek philosophy helped to disseminate Greek culture to the Western world.
Thesauri is one of the world’s precious few companies involved in sturgeon farming and caviar production and the only such enterprise in Greece. An exclusive handcrafted delicacy that has been recognised by leading luxury brands over the globe including Moet & Chandon and La Prairie, Thesauri Greek caviar is now available in Australia for the very first time. Greek City Times finds out about the history of caviar that dates back to Ancient Greek times and what makes this Greek brand so special.
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?