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New Leda and Swan fresco unveiled to the public on ancient Pompeii site

The Ancient Greek legend of Leda the Aetolian princess being ravished by the Zeus in the form of a swan has inspired many works of art over the ages. Most …

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Faces of Hagia Sophia, from Orthodox Cathedral to recent threats of turning it into a mosque again

1.Architectural masterpiece On 23 February 532, Emperor Justinian I wanted to built the most majestic basilica to honour God at the site where two previous cathedrals had stood. He chose …

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Danubian Byzantium: Greece in Belgrade

Geography, so goes the saying, is destiny. Belgrade is a city founded by natural and political geography. A hilly salient at the confluence of two major rivers, the Danube and …

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Tarpon Springs, a Greek port in Florida

I was not sure what to expect of Tarpon Springs, Florida. The small fishing town on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coast was “famous” in Greek America for being an authentically …

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Historic Doric Temple of Concordia in Agrigento, open to visitors for the first time

Following the iconic Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda fashion show earlier this month which took place at the ancient Greek Temple of Concordia in Agrigento, Italy, the site is now …

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Aegean Airlines just won the Oscars of the aviation industry as Best Regional Airline

Aegean Airlines was recognised as “Best Regional Airline in Europe” for the 9th consecutive year on Tuesday. The 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards recognised the airline during the Paris Air …

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British Foreign Office warns against travel to Greece, Cyprus, Australia and other places

The British Foreign Office has included warnings for summer holiday destinations such as Greece, Cyprus, Australia and Spain. Brits have been warned to be cautious in 225 destinations around the …

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A new museum for the new Colossus

“Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,” begins Emma Lazarus’ well-known poem affixed to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. That Greek giant, the Colossus of Rhodes, was …

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Athens Airport accepts category award win at Routes Europe 2019 in Hannover

Athens Airport celebrated a victory after scooping the Routes Europe 2019 Marketing Award in Hannover. The Greek gateway beat off competing airports from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Russia to …

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The Greeks of Ukraine: from Marioupolis to Odessa

‘Ola kala, kai panta kala (always good, forever good).’ With the clink of our glasses and the downing of another vodka drink I started to feel very much at home …