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That's Rather Hideous: This 'Neo-Classical' House in California is Just Really Bad

If a high-schooler learning about ancient Greece combined forces with a high-schooler learning about the Napoleonic wars, and they set their minds to building a show house, the result might look something like this perplexing four-bedroom abode in Chula...

Hanukkah the Essence of True Beauty

Why did Judaism pose such a great threat to ancient Greece?

European Senior Chess Championship 2015

The 15th European Senior Chess Championship for Men and Women will be held in Eretria, Greece, from 28th April to 8th May, 2015.The tournament venue is the conference center of the 4-star “Eretria Village” Hotel, near the ancient city...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 12/05/14

How to read (or over-read) an ancient monument | Monuments of Roman Greece — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) December 5, 2014 #classcon How to Be Intoxicated – Special Reports – The Chronicle of Higher Education More Summary

Greece's fight for Elgin Marbles gets backing from rival Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Turkey on Saturday announced its support for Greece's fight to get back from Britain the famous Elgin Marbles -- ancient Greek sculptures also known as the Parthenon Marbles which were taken from Athens in the 19th century. The dispute...Show More Summary

Greece Condemns British Museum For Lending Out Elgin Marbles

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Athens has long demanded the return of the ancient sculptures it says were looted in the early 1800s from the Parthenon and other famous structures.

Archaeologists find ancient coins in enormous tomb at Amphipolis in northern Greece

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Coins featuring the face of Alexander the Great have been found at the largest tomb ever unearthed in Greece, where archaeologists are hunting for clues to solve the mystery of who lies buried there. The enormous tomb at Amphipolis in northern Greece dates back to the fourth century BC and contains near-intact sculptures and intricate mosaics. Show More Summary

Ancient coins which may feautre Alexander the Great found in Greece’s mystery tomb

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Coins featuring the face of Alexander the Great have been found at the largest tomb ever unearthed in Greece, where archaeologists are hunting for clues to solve the mystery of who lies buried there. The enormous tomb at Amphipolis in northern Greece dates back to the fourth century BC and contains...

'Underwater Pompeii' Discovered Off Greece

It was believed that underwater ruins off the Greek island of Delos were simply ancient docks—but now experts are telling a much more exciting story. They've found what's left of several buildings, including a pottery workshop, at the site just six feet below the surface.The ruins likely date...

Paintings discovered at the highly-decorated tomb from the time of Alexander the Great

last monthArts : Artdaily

Paintings of daily life have been discovered on columns at Greece's biggest ancient tomb at Amphipolis in the northern region of Macedonia, the Greek culture ministry said Saturday. "After cleaning the columns, images of people, objects...Show More Summary

Bones in Ancient Tomb May Solve Greece Mystery

Archaeologists in Greece have made their biggest find yet inside an ancient tomb that goes back to the days of Alexander the Great: bones. The discovery at the site near what was once Amphipolis could finally answer the question of who was buried there in the 4th century BC, reports...

Skeletal remains found at hero’s burial complex from Alexander the Great’s era

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Archaeologists have found skeletal remains inside a limestone grave at a vast ancient tomb in Greece dating to Alexander the Great’s era, the most significant discovery to date at the site. The Amphipolis site is believed to be the largest ancient tomb to have been discovered in Greece, and...

Archaeologists discover skeleton hidden in famed Amphipolis tomb

Archaeologists have long speculated about who might be buried in the Amphipolis tomb. The ancient burial site, found in Greece's Serres region, dates to 325-300 B.C.E., and scientists believe it was built after the death of Alexander the Great. Show More Summary

Made in China – Amazing Inventions of Ordinary Chinese People

2 months agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

Each Country Has ITS great Inventors – Archimedes in ancient Greece, Alexander Popov in Russia, Thomas Edison in the United States … There is not really Still ITS Inventors Recognized in China, and Today we Will Talk About Them specifically. Certainly Their Invention CAN Compared with not BE, Say, A Radio or telephone, But, nevertheless, […]

An Abridged History of Funambulists

2 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Funambulism is a Greek word meaning tightrope walker. Rope walkers in ancient Greece and Rome couldn’t get into the Olympics, but their skills instead entered the show business arena. Over the centuries, competition among these acrobats...Show More Summary

6 Retro Features Modern Video Games Need

By Luke McKinney Published: November 06th, 2014 The march of progress has trampled some flowers of fine living into the dirt of history. After the Stone Age, we forgot how to not need pants. After Ancient Greece, we forgot how to worship drink as divine. After we invented the Internet, we forgot h

Archaeologists discover 'secret vault' in Alexander the Great-era tomb

The ancient burial site in Amphipolis has yielded a number of intriguing finds, and now a secret vault has been added to the mix. The Amphipolis tomb, in Greece's Serres region, dates to 325-300 B.C.E. and was likely built after Alexander the Great's death. Show More Summary

San Francisco's Perennial Is Beyond Farm to Fork: A Marriage of All Things Sustainable

The history of restaurants reaches back thousands of years to the thermopolia of ancient Greece, where customers cozied up to an L-shaped bar, not unlike what you might see around the world today. Yet each individual restaurant serves...Show More Summary

Wine cup may be earliest Greek portrayal of constellations

A 2,600-year-old two-handled wine cup currently on display at the Lamia Archaeological Museum in Greece has long been thought to depict a random assortment of animals. But the piece of ancient pottery, called a skyphos, may actuallyShow More Summary

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