Museums

A Tale of Three Cities: Exhibition Brings Ancient Crete to Athens

The exhibition at the Museum of Cycladic art explores three cities that were once thriving centers in antiquity, but were subsequently abandoned and lost.

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History

New Archaeological Discoveries Made at Minoan Zominthos Palace

The Cretan multi-story complex with over 150 rooms was used from Minoan times through to the Roman era and continues to stun archaeologists.

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History

On This Day in 1834 Athens Became the Greek Capital

At the time Athens was little more than a large village surrounded by ruins, as shown by the earliest photographs of the Greek state's new capital.

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History

Historian Richard Clogg’s Battle Against the Greek Junta

Clogg's "A Concise History of Greece," has introduced many to the country's modern history, but few know that the author played his own role in it.

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Science

Ancient Perfume Recreated for Archaeological Museum Exhibition

The perfume was created following ancient methods for the Countless Aspects of Beauty exhibition on now at the National Archaeological Museum.

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History

Restoration of Greek Island Church wins Europa Nostra Heritage Award

The jury behind the prestigious award praised the quality of the restoration, and the high level of cooperation between public and private bodies.

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Science

Why the Mycenaean Civilization Collapsed in the Peloponnese

Geological analysis by researchers of the Navarino Environmental Observatory show how climate change doomed the centralized system ruled by Nestor's Palace.

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History

A Virtual Tour Through Pericles’ Acropolis at Hellenic Cosmos

The planetarium-like Tholos Theater of Hellenic Cosmos now offers the chance to enjoy a virtual tour of the Acropolis as it was in the Golden Age of Athens.

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