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Alexandria’s Greek Graves Form a Moving Monument to the Diaspora

The Greeks who lived in Alexandria, Egypt were buried in a cemetery located in nearby El Shatby, with their splendid graves acting as monuments...

Archaeologists Discover 2,200-Year-Old Ancient Greek Writing in Egypt

Archaeologists in northern Egypt have discovered a 2,200-year-old coin depicting King Ptolemy III Euergetes, said to be an ancestor of Cleopatra. The coin, which bears...

See the Colorful ‘Santorini of Korea’

  A village in the Far East has been dubbed the 'Santorini of Korea' for its beautiful beaches, eye-catching homes and epic scenery. Gamcheon Cultural Village...

Greek Athlete Wins North Pole Marathon (video)

Argyris Papathanassopoulos became the first Greek person to finish first at the North Pole Marathon on Sunday. Braving the cold with frost on his face,...

Greek Restaurant in Singapore Finalist in World Gourmet Summit’s Awards of Excellence 2018

Bakalaki Greek Taverna in Singapore was a finalist for 'New Restaurant of The Year' from World Gourmet Summit's Awards of Excellence 2018. The cleverly named...

Egyptian Experts Find Ancient Greco-Roman Temple

Archaeologists from Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities have uncovered the remains of a 2,200-year-old Greco-Roman temple in the country's Western Desert, according to National Geographic. The...

Judas Received $15,000 to Betray Jesus

According to the Gospel of John, Judas Iscariot received 30 silver coins to betray Jesus and put him in the hands of Caiaphas, or...

‘It Smelled of Myrrh’, Says Greek Worker Who Entered Tomb of Christ

"I was the first person to enter the tomb of Christ. Yes, it smelled of myrrh," said the Greek restoration worker who was the...

Greek Culture Unearthed in War-Torn Syria

Amid the bloody conflict in Syria, evidence of ancient Greek culture in the war-torn Middle Eastern country has recently been unearthed. Three Byzantine mosaic panels...

Palestinians Protest Visit of Greek Orthodox Patriarch Accused of Selling Land to Israel

Palestinian Christians protested violently against a visit by Greek Orthodox Church Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on...