Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-10-14 08:38
New research by French scientists seems to suggest that the techniques used by Greeks and Romans to dye their hair had results in common with today's nanotechnology and were comparable to modern products.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-12 10:19
Bearded statues aside, one scholar now believes that the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey were probably written by a woman.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-08-02 09:52
A team of scientists is using X-ray techniques to try to decipher the text hidden beneath a 13th century Christian prayerbook. They believe that underneath the prayers is a lost original work by the Greek mathematician Archimedes
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-01 19:11
Greece and Bulgaria will work together on a European Union-funded project to restore the ancient Perperikon, a Thracian sanctuary to Dionysus.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-05-17 18:15
More and more students at Rutgers University are studying classics.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-27 18:05
After the failure of Jamie and Adam to reconstruct a working model of Archimedes' death ray for Mythbusters, scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken up the challenge.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-13 18:23
700 years after it was looted by Catalan mercenaries, Vatopedi Monastery in northern Greece will celebrate a two-year restoration project funded by the Catalan administration.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-08 11:58
British amateur archaeologist Robert Bittlestone believes he has found the location of Odysseus' fabled Ithaca as part of the Greek island of Cephalonia.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-17 08:38
Archaeologists working on a site near the village of Tatul in Bulgaria are hoping that the discovery of a rare bronze statue of Orpheus might lead to the hero's tomb.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-22 11:14
In a review for the New York Times, Robert D. Kaplan looks at Columbia University professor Mark Mazower's new book Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2005-04-19 11:04
Oxford scholars are using high-tech satelite technology to read the once hidden words on the hoard of manuscripts known as the Oxyrhynchus Papyri. In the last few days, works by Sophocles, Euripides, Hesiod and other classical greats have been deciphered, and it is believed early Christian texts are also amongst the works.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-03-02 15:18
Feeling Hellenic today? A new email discussion list created by Kurios (Lord) Charismos of Lacedaemon is all about Greek (Hellenic) history and persona development.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-10 12:40
Researchers at the University of Fribourg believe that a rich cache of letters, written in Greek, prove that residents of 5th century Gaza lived a vibrantly intellectual life.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 11:11
A Greek farmer recently discovered a stone monument marking the 1st century B.C.E. battle between Mithridates VI and Roman forces.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-25 19:51
American researcher Robert Sarmast claims to have discovered the legendary island of Atlantis off the coast of Cyprus.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-08 15:40
Cyprus Weekly: An article by reporter Barbara Lyssarides looks at the fascinating -- and often dangerous -- history of medieval Cyprus.