Just a few meters away from the Greek Parliament’s building - right behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Amalias Avenue- lies the National Garden of Athens which, together with the Ζappeion Hall, covers 24 hectares full of vegeta…

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The small island of Patmos, part of the Dodecanese complex in the central Aegean, is known, above all, as the location where John the Apostle received his visions and recorded them in the Book of Revelation, the final book of the New Testament. An im…

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A museum dedicated to Philhellenism, founded, and operated by the Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism (SHP) has recently opened its doors in Athens. For the moment, due to the pandemic, only online visits are possible through a 3D virtual tour&n…

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When the so-called Generation of the 1930s, the predominant modernist movements in Greece, established the term and notion of "Greekness", they associated it with various aspects of what they perceived as a genuine form of national identity. In this…

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At about 80 km from Athens, where the Peloponnese peninsula starts, an imposing fortress stands on the Acrocorinth, the acropolis of ancient Corinth. The archaeological site, sitting on a 575-metre monolithic rock that dominates the plain, offers an…

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The Cultural Route of the Ancient Theatres of Epirus is a project inaugurated by the regional authority of Epirus with the aim to promote the region’s five architectural treasures from antiquity (Dodona, Gitana, Amvrakia, Kassope and the Roman…

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The cultural and social study of the Greek world has been challenged especially in the last decade for a number of reasons related to the economic and refugee crisis, the sociopolitical changes and a remarkable artistic regeneration without neglecti…

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In November 2020, a marble head was discovered in the centre of Athens, on Aiolou Street, during work carried out by the Municipality of Athens at a depth of 1.3 metres underground. It is an ancient statue of Hermes, an "original work of art dating f…

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Kassos is a small Greek island located in the southernmost region of the Eastern Aegean in the Dodecanese lying between the islands of Crete and Karpathos. Most of the population in Kassos is employed in the tertiary sector (services, trade, tourism)…

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