Archaeologists digging in the area of the Faliron Delta, a coastal area in southern Athens which served as a port for Athens in classical age, have discovered an ancient mass grave containing 80 shackled skeletons, Curator for Archeological Findings…

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On Saturday, April 16, Pope Francis completed a historic trip to Lesvos, the Greek island on the frontline of Europe’s migrant crisis, accompanied by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, and Orthodox Archbishop Ieronymos II o…

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Acclaimed Greek writer Theodor Kallifatides, who has been living in Sweden since 1964 and whose books have been translated and published in more than 20 languages, spoke to Greek News Agenda (GNA)* about some painful childhood memories and how it all…

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Eighty years after the Olympic Flame was lit for the first time in the context of the modern Olympic Games, the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame for the RIO 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Ancient Olympia on April 21, 2016. Details on th…

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Austerity Mesures is a collection of Modern Greek poetry, published this April by Penguin and edited by Karen Van Dyck, Professor of Modern Greek Literature in the Classics Department at Columbia University.

Professor Van Dyck is the author of Kassan…

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is urging Greece’s official creditors to bridge differences and promptly conclude a review on the country’s progress in economic reforms, sticking to the terms of last summer’s bailout agreement, while…

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Lake Stymphalia is located in the mountainous area of the Regional Unit of Corinthia, where, according to Greek mythology, Hercules confronted and slew the Stymphalian birds. In recent years, the wetland of Stymphalia has been significantly degraded…

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In this week's Events & Culture Agenda: “Ellados Gefsi” Gastronomy Festival, the OUTVIEW film Festival, the 11th annual Comicdom Con Festival, “Children on the move” photographic Exhibition and a Conference on New Media and Entrepreneurship in Tourism.…

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Club of Venice’s thematic seminar, entitled "Refugee and immigration crisis: Facing a European problem", took place April 9 on the Greek island of Lesvos, with the participation of over 60 General Directors, Directors and Heads of Communication…

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The Greek language, whether ancient, biblical or modern, can be ideally studied in a Greek- speaking environment. Distinguished French classical scholarJacqueline de Romilly once said that “[…] everyone has to learn Greek, because it is…

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