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Rare ancient Greek temple unearthed in Jordan
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Rare ancient Greek temple unearthed in Jordan

Panos - Aug 18, 2017

A “first-of-its-kind” Hellenistic temple in the Levant region has been discovered in Umm Qais, an archaeologist said on Monday. An…

Ancient Greeks Built an Eclipse-Predicting ‘Computer’ 2,000 Years Ago
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Ancient Greeks Built an Eclipse-Predicting ‘Computer’ 2,000 Years Ago

Panos - Aug 16, 2017

More than 2,000 years before the Great American Solar Eclipse, which will darken the skies over the U.S. on Aug.…

The 1st floor of Kos’ Archaeological Museum reopens!
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The 1st floor of Kos’ Archaeological Museum reopens!

Panos - Aug 14, 2017

The first floor of the Archaeological Museum of Kos will be accessible to the public as of Saturday, August 5,…

Classic Greek tragedies awfully similar to today’s politics
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Classic Greek tragedies awfully similar to today’s politics

Panos - Aug 14, 2017

If anyone can help us understand the bewildering times we’re living in, it’s the ancient Greeks. At least, that’s the…

What Thucydides teaches us about war, politics & the human condition
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What Thucydides teaches us about war, politics & the human condition

Panos - Aug 11, 2017

The ancient Greek historian of the Peloponnesian War, who lived almost 2,500 years ago, makes the title of Graham Allison’s…

Art of Stone: Tinos’ Museum of Marble Crafts
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Art of Stone: Tinos’ Museum of Marble Crafts

Panos - Aug 04, 2017

Ever wondered how huge hunks of marble are shaped into exquisite works of art? Tinos’s Museum of Marble Crafts reveals…

Greece’s disappearing whistled language
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Greece’s disappearing whistled language

Panos - Aug 02, 2017

For some 2,500 years, residents of this mountainous village have used an astonishing language that only they understand. But there…

Temple of Apollo Epicurius – The architecture of the divine
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Temple of Apollo Epicurius – The architecture of the divine

Panos - Aug 01, 2017

In the central Peloponnese, at Vasses in ancient Figaleia, at an elevation of 1.130 metres, stands the eternally proud temple…

Century-old warship returns to Athens after repairs
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Century-old warship returns to Athens after repairs

Panos - Jul 28, 2017

After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a 107-year-old battleship returned Wednesday to its berth in Athens, where…

Museums and archaeological sites open on weekend
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Museums and archaeological sites open on weekend

Panos - Jul 27, 2017

Museums and archaeological sites in Attica will be open over the weekend after the union of the Panhellenic Federation of…

Acropolis Museum open until midnight for August full moon; concert also scheduled
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Acropolis Museum open until midnight for August full moon; concert also scheduled

Panos - Jul 27, 2017

The New Acropolis Museum, the country’s most popular and cutting-edge museum, will again mark August’s full moon with special events.…

The Ancient Greeks had two different concepts of time — and the second could change how you organize your day
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The Ancient Greeks had two different concepts of time — and the second could change how you organize your day

Panos - Jul 25, 2017

If you’ve encountered languages other than the one you grew up with, you’ve likely discovered a word that captures an…

A world of emotions opens at Acropolis Museum
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A world of emotions opens at Acropolis Museum

Panos - Jul 24, 2017

Τhe Acropolis Museum joins forces with the Onassis Foundation, an organization which has been contributing to Culture and Education for…

These are 20 Greek archaeological sites that will gain access to Wi-Fi
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These are 20 Greek archaeological sites that will gain access to Wi-Fi

Panos - Jul 19, 2017

Twenty of the largest archaeological sites and museums in Greece will gain access to wireless internet (Wi-Fi), according to the…

The Charioteer of Delphi: Ancient bronze sculpture shows Polyzalus of Gela in the moment of victory
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The Charioteer of Delphi: Ancient bronze sculpture shows Polyzalus of Gela in the moment of victory

Panos - Jul 13, 2017

The Charioteer of Delphi is a masterpiece of the ancient Greeks and is considered to be among the finest of…

‘Inspire Project 2017: A Deed Without a Name’ exhibition opens this week at Thessaloniki museum
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‘Inspire Project 2017: A Deed Without a Name’ exhibition opens this week at Thessaloniki museum

Panos - Jul 12, 2017

Several works by Israeli artist Ruthi Helbitz Cohen and by new artists will be on display at the exhibition "Inspire…

Archaeological sites in Athens to shut for strike
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Archaeological sites in Athens to shut for strike

Panos - Jul 06, 2017

ATHENS All archaeological sites and most museums in the Greek capital, including Athens' famed Acropolis, will remain shut Thursday morning…

NEON presents Adrián Villar Rojas’ first major site specific in Greece
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NEON presents Adrián Villar Rojas’ first major site specific in Greece

Panos - Jul 05, 2017

ATHENS.- NEON unveiled the first site-specific, outdoor and indoor installation by Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas in Greece, at the…

Chinese in top ten of 1.4 million visitors to Greece’s flagship museum in 2017
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Chinese in top ten of 1.4 million visitors to Greece’s flagship museum in 2017

Panos - Jun 21, 2017

Greece's flagship Acropolis Museum welcomed a total of 1.4 million people from June 2016 to May 2017, New Acropolis Museum…

Greek music fills Athens in honour of Mikis Theodorakis at Panathenaic Stadium (Video)
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Greek music fills Athens in honour of Mikis Theodorakis at Panathenaic Stadium (Video)

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

The Panathenaic Stadium saw a huge crowd on a warm Athens Monday night honouring one of Greece’s greatest composers, Mikis…