Hellas
Greece (Greek: Ελλάδα, Elláda, [eˈlaða]), officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία [eliniˈci ðimokraˈti.a] Ellīnikī́ Dīmokratía) and known sinc...
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Migrants flee burning Greek camp of Moria on Lesbos
Thousands of migrants flee as a fire sweeps through the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, police say.
'Aristotle's Tomb' Discovered By Archaeologist
A Greek archaeologist believes he may have discovered Aristotle’s tomb. Konstantinos Sismanidis excavated the birthplace of the ancient philosopher in northern Greece in the 1990s, and now thinks that...
Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
Late Antique Little Ice Age: Volcanic Eruptions Helped Trigger Fall Of Eastern Roman And Rise Of Arab Empire
A 'Late Antique Little Ice Age' 1,500 years ago, triggered by three large volcanic eruptions, contributed to the fall of the Eastern Roman Empire (aka Byzantine Empire) and the rise of the Arab Empire...
Lost Island Of Ancient Greece Discovered In Aegean Sea
Archaeologists think they may have found the city of Kane, site of a major battle between Athens and Sparta during the Peloponnesian war. The island, mentioned by the ancient Greek historian Xenophon,...
Discovery of hidden 3,500 year old warrior grave stuffed with treasure could re-write ancient Greek history
The warrior was buried some distance from the ancient palace of Pylos, but the riches that went with him reveal that he lived like royalty. For over 3,500 years, his skeleton was kept company undergro...
Move Over Amphipolis! Pylos Tomb Reveals Rare Rich Grave Of A Warrior… Could It Be A Homeric Hero?
Archeologists at Pylos, on the southwest coast of Greece, uncovered a rich grave of a warrior buried there at the dawn of Europen civilization at around 1,500 BC. The warrior lies in the grave with a ...
Greek leader makes a deal with Europe but faces a revolt at home
It was unclear whether Alexis Tsipras’s acquiescence would bring new elections, a new government — or his resignation. On Monday morning, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras capitulated in Brussels to...
Europe Has Made Greece A Terrible Offer, And The Greek Government Thinks It's 'Very Bad'
Greece isn't thrilled with the latest offer it's been presented by the Eurogroup. And, of course, they shouldn't be: The offer is indeed terrible (as well as insulting). Headlines from Bloomberg on Su...
The Underground World of the Hagia Sophia
For over a thousand years until its fall to the Ottoman Turks in 1453, the city of Constantinople was one of the greatest urban centres in the Christian world. At the heart of this city was the Hagia
Alexander the Great - Ancient History
Alexander the Great recognized as one of history's greatest military leaders subdued the Persia Empire and spread Greek Culture to the Near East and Mesopotamia.
Speculation Rages About Dead in Greek Mystery Tomb
At least five corpses lay buried in the Alexander the Great-era tomb in Greece, deepening the mystery around the massive burial.
Sacred Sites of Ancient Greece
The Temple of Hephaestus in central Athens, Greece, is the best-preserved ancient Greek temple in the world, but is far less well-known than its illustrious neighbour, the Parthenon. The temple is als...
History of Greece
The history of Greece encompasses the history of the territory of the modern state of Greece, as well as that of the Greek people and the areas they ruled historically. The scope of Greek habitation a...
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Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history that lasted from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (ca. 600 AD). Immediately following...
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Byzantine Empire
The Byzantine Empire, alternatively known as the Eastern Roman Empire, was the predominantly Greek-speaking eastern half continuation and remainder of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquit...
Byzantine Empire - Wikipedia
Byzantine Greece
The history of Byzantine Greece mainly coincides with the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire.
The Greek peninsula became a Roman protectorate in 146 BC, and the Aegean islands were added to this te...
Byzantine Greece - Wikipedia
Greek War of Independence
The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Greek: Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı "Greek Uprising"), was a successful war of in...
Greek War of Independence - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Greece
The Kingdom of Greece (Greek: Βασίλειον τῆς Ἑλλάδος, Vasílion tis Elládos) was a state established in 1832 at the Convention of London by the Great Powers (the United Kingdom, France and the Rus...
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List of cities in Greece
Almost two-thirds of the Greek people live in urban areas. Greece's largest metropolitan centers and most influential urban areas, are those of Athens and Thessaloniki with metropolitan populations of...
List of cities in Greece - Wikipedia
List of islands of Greece
Greece has an extremely large number of islands, with estimates ranging from somewhere around 1,200 to 6,000, depending on the minimum size to take into account. The number of inhabited islands is var...
List of islands of Greece - Wikipedia
Climate of Greece
The climate in Greece is predominantly Mediterranean. However, due to the country's unique geography, Greece has a remarkable range of micro-climates and local variations. To the west of the Pindus mo...
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Politics of Greece
The politics of Greece takes place in a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of Greece is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Legislative power...
List of political parties in Greece
Prior to the 2012 elections the characteristic Greek political system was a two-party system. The historically dominant parties have been New Democracy and the Panhellenic Socialist Movement. Under th...
Political parties of Greece
Prior to the 2012 elections the characteristic Greek political system was a two-party system. The historically dominant parties have been New Democracy and the Panhellenic Socialist Movement. Under th...
Administrative divisions of Greece (2011)
Greece is internally administered through a system of 7 decentralized administrations, 13 regions and 325 municipalities. The regions and municipalities are fully self-governed. The decentralized admi...
Administrative divisions of Greece (2011) - Wikipedia
Foreign relations of Greece
Foreign relations of the Hellenic Republic are the Greek government's external relations with the outside world. As one of the oldest Euro-Atlantic member states in the region of Southeast Europe, Gre...
Foreign relations of Greece - Wikipedia