Alexandria’s ”Graeco-Roman Museum” Set to Reopen After Years of Renovation

The ''Graeco-Roman Museum'' of Alexandria, Egypt is due to reopen in the following months, after years of expensive restorative work and renovations. The museum, which...

Greek Inscription from Fifth Century Discovered in Israel

A Greek inscription in mosaic tiles dating back to the fifth century AD was discovered in the Israeli village of Tzur Natan, earlier this...

The Stunning Greek-inspired Architecture of the Ancient City of Petra

The stunningly-beautiful ancient city known as Petra in southern Jordan is a world treasure like none other on the globe. The ancient rock city...

Ring of Pontius Pilate Found in Spectacular Bethlehem Discovery

A 2,000-year-old ring that was unearthed 50 years ago near Bethlehem may very likely have been worn by the man who was the Roman...

Archbishop Wants Athens to Support Struggling Greek Schools in Egypt

Archbishop Damianos of Sinai, Faran, and Raithu has sent a letter to Greece's Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou asking him to protect Greek schools in Egypt...

Ancient Greek Earring Unveiled in Jerusalem

An ancient Greek gold earring found last year in Jerusalem has been revealed by the Israeli authorities. The jewellery, around 2,000 years old and fashioned...

Pirates Attack Greek Cargo Ship Near Persian Gulf (photos)

A Greek cargo ship was attacked by armed pirates as she was sailing in the Gulf of Oman earlier this week. "Chios Freedom" was attacked...

Arab Resorts Mimic Greece’s Cycladic Beauty (photos)

Resorts on the southern shores of the Mediterranean are seeking to attract tourists by trying to mimic the striking character and beauty of the...

Alexandria’s Greek Graves Are Eternal Monuments to the Diaspora

The Greek people who lived in Alexandria, Egypt were buried in a cemetery located in nearby El Shatby. Their splendid gravestones, many of them...

Byzantine-Era Wine Presses Discovered in Israel with Depictions of Greek Gods Dionysus and Heracles

Excavations in Zippori National Park, Israel, have revealed Ancient Byzantine-era wine presses, one of which has a mosaic depiction what appears to be a wine-drinking...