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New Netflix Series on Alexander the Great Causes a Stir

A new docudrama series by Netflix, exploring the life and exploits of Alexander the Great, stirs up controversy over the ancient Macedonian king's sexuality.

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TOURISM

Greek Island Capital Among the World’s Most Welcoming Cities

At this year’s Booking.com Traveler Review Awards, the capital of Syros, Ermoupoli, is ranked among the world’s 10 Most Welcoming Cities for 2024.

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TOURISM

The Sun: This Greek Island is Perfect for Stunning Secluded Beaches

Forget Santorini and Mykonos, the UK’s Sun newspaper recommends the Cycladic island of Ios for nightclubs, hiking, and wild, secluded beaches.

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Parthenon Marbles

Fashion Show an Insult to the Parthenon Sculptures

A fashion show inspired by legendary Greek soprano Maria Callas, held in the Parthenon Sculptures gallery at the British Museum, fuels further controversy.

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Archaeology

Climate Change a Looming Threat to Greece’s Cultural Heritage

A landmark study by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is examining the effects of the climate crisis on Greece's historic monuments and antiquities.

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Archaeology

Extension Plans Approved for Museum of Ancient Messene

Greece's Ministry of Culture has approved plans for a major extension of the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene, to house an additional 19,000 artifacts.

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Parthenon Marbles

The Return of the Parthenon Marbles Seems All But Inevitable

With changing attitudes towards the restitution of cultural heritage, it is only a matter of time before the Parthenon Marbles are returned to Greece.

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