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The Lion’s Gate in Mycenae, Greece

The main entrance, the Mycenaean Lion Gate, amazed everyone who saw it and made them believe in the indestructibility of…

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The legends of Lamia and Empusa

There are many legends about lamias, strange creatures of darkness but did they ever exist, or is it just a…

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Fossil fuels were used in ancient Greece 3,000 years ago

An international team of archaeologists has discovered that more than 3,300 years ago, Mycenaeans stoked their ovens with coal. This…

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How the war pigs of ancient Rome easily defeated any army

It was recorded that the Romans used pigs in their fight against the war elephants.

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What dark secret does the 1,800-year-old necropolis of Beit She’arim hold and why is it cursed?

A blood-red inscription in the form of a warning curse was recently discovered on the walls of a tomb that…

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Why Circe is the most attractive witch and how she charmed Odysseus

Circe is a Greek mythology enchantress. Circe was renowned for her vast knowledge of potions and herbs. Using these and…

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Why great healer Asclepius was defeated by Zeus and why snake appears on the emblem of physicians?

Asclepius's gift was so special that across the throat was a bone to the gods who control life and death.…

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The ancient Meteor monasteries on the tops of inaccessible rocks

In the north of Hellas (Greece), in the mountains of Thessaly, there are amazing Orthodox monasteries on the tops of…

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What is the difference between the gods of Ancient Rome and Ancient Greek?

Roman gods and goddesses were named after items and without gender, whereas Greek gods were based on human features.

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What secrets does the ancient pyramid island of Dhaskalio keep?

What mysteries of an ancient civilization do you think this pyramid island ofDhaskalio could be hiding?

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Has the secret of the Phaistos Disc been revealed?

The Phaistos Disc is a spherical clay tablet with mysterious and unusual markings on both sides.

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How the cradle of democracy, Greece, became the mother of “draconian laws” and why they were written in blood

The code was quite strict. It had been written in blood! The author was an Athenian legislator named Draco. To…

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