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The conditions at the makeshift refugee camp at Piraeus Port in Athens were bad in any weather. Torn, battered camping tents arranged under highway flyovers, on a stretch of concrete and in a massive, abandoned stone warehouse. Three rows of port-a-p...

With taxes rising, many Greeks are closing their books but, as they join a shadow economy, not their businesses.

The Berlin Painter was the name given by the great Oxford scholar Sir John Beazley (1885-1970) to an anonymous fifth-century B.C. Athenian vase-painter, whose hand Beazley recognized in over 200 complete or fragmentary vases in collections around the...

A bird-like statuette dating back 7,000 years has mystified archaeologists in Greece who still do not know exactly what it is, or where it came from. Archaeologists dubbed it “7,000-year-old enigma,” as they don't know its provenance and can't e...

Professor Emeritus of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki Cartography Department Evangelos Livieratos revealed that ancient Greeks living off the coast of Ionia in Asia Minor (what is today modern Turkey) from the city of Melitus were the amo...

A fragment of an ancient marble sarcophagus smuggled into the United States about 30 years ago was returned Friday to Greek officials during a repatriation ceremony. The artifact dating from A.D. 200 depicts a battle between Greek and Trojan warriors...

Olive oil is a kitchen staple, used for everything from cooking up veggies to delicately dipping pieces of bread. It’s also becoming a more expensive staple due to weather in olive-growing countries Spain, Italy, and Greece. Hot weather, fruit flie...