History

A Digital Introduction to Greek Heritage by Athens University

A new, attractive online platform is helping people outside of Greece become acquainted with ancient Greek sites and culture.

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Exhibitions

Select Finds from Antikythera Shipwreck on Display in Piraeus

Artifacts salvaged from the wreck most known for yielding the oldest known analogue computer (the Antikythera mechanism) will be on display until March.

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History

Amphipolis Tomb to be Open to Public in 2020, Minister Says

The minister said that European and Regional funds had already been earmarked for the project that is bound to become a major tourist draw in the region.

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Science

Ancient Hidden Texts from Mt Sinai to Go on Display in Athens

The exhibition at the Foreign Ministry will be only the second time the manuscripts, which contain hidden texts in 10 languages, go on public display.

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Archaeology

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Theater of Thouria, in Messinia

The site has been identified by epigraphic finds that mention the name of the ancient city, and references made by ancient Greek geographers Pausanias and Strabo.

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Environment

Japanese Businessman to Rescue Tree of Hippocrates on Kos

The centuries-old tree at the site where the father of western medicine once taught his students is suffering problems due to its extreme age.

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Archaeology

Ancient Greek Sanctuary of Artemis Unearthed on Island of Evia

The temple, one of the most important on the island, had been described by the ancient historian Strabo but still eluded archaeologists for over a century.

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Archaeology

Newly Discovered Mycenaean Grave Reveals Nobleman’s Love of Jewelry

The Bronze Age grave uncovered by archaeologists is the size of a small house and had remained untouched by grave robbers, preserving its contents.

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