Ancient Greece

10 Incredible Ancient Theaters That You Can Still Visit

In Ancient Athens, theater was considered to be the most significant form of art. The stories that were performed in front of the public incorporated …

Ancient History

Ten Ancient Sites to See in Athens

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one the most trendy cities of …

Ancient History

Thrace Mufti Election Issue Causes Greek Government Confusion

The election of the local Mufti by Muslims in Thrace was one of the contentious issues stressed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his …

Greece

At Boston's Museum Of Fine Arts, Treasures Depict Real Life In Ancient Greece

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts boasts a collection of ancient Greek and Roman art second only in the United States to that possessed by the mighty Metropolitan in New York City.<p>There’s a reason why—Edward Perry Warren, an Oxford-trained Classicist and member of a prominent Boston Brahmin family –was …

Museums

Pope Francis Wants To ‘Update’ The Lord’s Prayer

Ever the innovator: Pope Francis suggested during a television interview on Wednesday an update to the Lord’s Prayer, the "Our Father" given by …

Conservative View

Erdogan Greeted by Greece's Muslim Minority as he Prays at Thrace Mosque (video) | GreekReporter.com

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting Thrace on Friday; the second day of his official visit to Greece.<p>Accompanied by his wife Emine, …

Greece

The MFA opens a classical art gallery

A strand of cultural DNA reaches from Olympia, Greece, site of the first Olympics, straight to Fenway Park. I’m not referring to the architecture, or …

Ancient History

The 12 Greek Gods You Should Know

<b>Definition:</b><p>Ancient Greece ><br>Fast Facts About the Olympians | 12 Olympians<p>In Greek mythology, there were 12 Olympians, gods and goddesses, who lived …

History

Supernatural urban legends: Vampire lore explained

Photo Credit: Supernatural/The CW/ Image Acquired from CW TV PR<p>Photo Credit: Supernatural/The CW/ Image Acquired from CW TV PR<p>Supernatural vampires …

Entertainment

The Sexiest Clandestine Bathhouse You Ever Did See

Arrive at a nondescript former factory in River West.<p>Take the first alley on your right until you see a burgundy couch.<p>Walk through the glass door …

Ancient History

Bringing Superheroes to Life One Piece at a Time - The Mosaics of Milan Cuk

November 28, 2017<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Comics

"Pasok: New Leadership, New Discourse To Revive Greek Social Democracy" by Kostas Botopoulos

Kostas Botopoulos<b>What would you say is the current situation of Pasok, the Greek social democratic party? What is the historic position of social</b> …

European News

Learning to code will eventually be as useful as learning Ancient Greek

On the threshold of the Santa Fe Institute (SFI), the world’s epicenter for complexity science, a plaque in Greek characters shares Plato’s admonishment: “Let no man ignorant of geometry enter here.” While it’s far more impressive in Ancient Greek, few visitors to SFI can read it. Eventually the …

Ancient History

The ‘Red Golden’ Pheasant is Majestic AF

The red golden pheasant or Chinese pheasant (<i>Chrysolophus pictus</i>) is a gamebird of the order <i>Galliformes</i> and the family <i>Phasianidae</i> (pheasants). The …

Falkland Islands

Fake news is nothing new — it was de rigeur in ancient Greece

Social media is getting a pounding from the liberal press but it doesn’t threaten democracy in the way they claim<p>The liberal media is at the moment engaged in a campaign attacking social media on the grounds that it is ‘destroying democracy’. But is it? The fact is that there is nothing new about …

Ancient History

The forgotten ancient Greek instrument: You have to listen to this

If you haven't heard this instrument before, don't panic, you're not alone.<p>It hadn't been played in public for more than 2,000 years until very recently. It's being revived in a production of one of the oldest plays in existence, Aeschylus' The Suppliant Women, at the Young Vic theatre in …

This tiny, carved gem up-ends what we know about Ancient Greece

It was intact.<p>It held a well-preserved skeleton of a 3500-year-old Mycenaean noble.<p>It was filled with treasure.<p>There was one problem: many of the …