Mount Athos
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Mount Athos - Filotheou Monastery
Slideshow with pictures from Philotheou Monastery in Holy Mount Athos (Hagion Oros) with byzantine chanting.
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Vatopedi Monastery, Mount Athos.
Troy
Troy (Ancient Greek: Ἴλιον, Ilion, or Ἴλιος, Ilios; and Τροία, Troia; Latin: Trōia and Īlium; Hittite: Wilusa or Truwisa; Turkish: Truva) is a city well-known to both history and legend (...
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Demetrios Palaiologos Metochites
Demetrios Palaiologos Metochites (Greek: Δημήτριος Παλαιολόγος Μετοχίτης; died 29 May 1453) was a Byzantine nobleman and high-ranking governor and official, who served as the last Byzantine govern...
Aethiopia (Classical Greek term)
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Cleostratus
Cleostratus (Greek: Κλεόστρατος; b. c. 520 BC; d. possibly 432 BC) was an astronomer of ancient Greece. He was a native of Tenedos. He is believed by ancient historians to have introduced the zod...
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Boibe
Boibe (Greek: Βοίβη) was a town and lake of ancient Thessaly, mentioned in the Homeric "Catalogue of Ships" passage: And they that dwelt in Pherae beside the lake Boebeïs, and in Boebe, and Glaphyrae...
Olympus Festival
Olympus Festival (Greek: Φεστιβάλ Ολύμπου) is an annual Festival of music and theatre which takes place at the Ancient Theatre of Dion in Pieria, northern Greece. The festival is supported by the ...
Historicity of the Iliad
The extent of the historical basis of the Iliad has been a topic of scholarly debate for centuries. While researchers of the 18th century had largely rejected the story of the Trojan War as fable, the...
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Kioni Bay
Kioni Bay is positioned in the northeast of the Greek island of Ithaca, around the bay from the village of Kioni. Kioni is a very picturesque village that has remained unspoiled from major tourist dev...
Amydon
Amydon (Greek: Ἀμυδών; gen: Ἀμυδῶνος) was the Homeric capital of the Paeonians in the lower Axios region of Amphaxitis. The exact location seems to have been unknown in historical times. According...
Armistice of Mudros
The Armistice of Mudros (Turkish: Mondros Mütarekesi), concluded on 30 October 1918, ended the hostilities, at noon the next day, in the Middle Eastern theatre between the Ottoman Empire and the A...
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Palaios Panteleimonas
Palaios Panteleimonas (Greek: Παλαιός Παντελεήμονας) is a mountain village of the former municipality of East Olympos, which is part of the municipality of Dio-Olympos, in the Pieria regional unit...
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Rus'–Byzantine War (1024)
The penultimate Russo-Byzantine War, as documented by medieval Greek sources, took place in 1024, when a relative of the Kievan prince with 800 men and 20 ships penetrated into the Bosporus and, defea...
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Kefalonia-Ithaca Football Clubs Association
Kefalonia-Ithaca Football Clubs Association (Greek: Ένωση Ποδοσφαιρικών Σωματείων Κεφαλληνίας και Ιθάκης) is one of the newest Greek amateur football clubs associations, representing teams from th...
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Ithaca
Ithaca or Ithaka (/ˈɪθəkə/; Greek: Ιθάκη, Ithakē) is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece. Ithaka has an area of 120 sq...
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Lyrnessus
In Greek mythology, Lyrnessus was a town or city in Dardania (Asia minor), inhabited by Cilicians. It was closely associated with the nearby Cilician Thebe. At the time of the Trojan War, it was said...
Heinrich Schliemann
Heinrich Schliemann ([ˈʃliːman]; 6 January 1822 – 26 December 1890) was a German businessman and a pioneer of field archaeology. He was an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the...
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Archaeological Museum of Dion
The Archaeological Museum of Dion (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Δίου) is a museum in Dion in the Pieria regional unit of Central Macedonia, Greece.The museum was established in 1983 to display exca...
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Manfred Korfmann
Manfred Osman Korfmann (April 26, 1942 in Cologne – August 11, 2005, in Ofterdingen, Baden-Württemberg) was a German archaeologist.
As a school assistant in Beit Jala/Bethlehem (West Bank, t...
Mount Athos
Mount Athos (/ˈæθɒs/; Greek: Όρος Άθως, Οros Αthos [ˈoros ˈaθos]) is a mountain and peninsula in Greek Macedonia, Northern Greece. A World Heritage Site and autonomous pol...
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Tenedos
Tenedos (Greek: Τένεδος Tenedhos) or Bozcaada (Turkish: Bozcaada) is an island of Turkey in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. Administratively, the island constitutes the Bozcaada distr...
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Homer's Ithaca
The location of Homer's Ithaca, i.e. Ithaca as featured in Homer's Odyssey, is a matter for debate. There have been various theories about its location, although Modern Ithaca is generally accepted to...
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