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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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What caused the “Dog War”? The Madness of the Greek General Pangalos

General Pangalos became the man entrusted with Greece’s rescue. However, he quickly started to do unusual things, and everyone realized…

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Ancient Greek athletes: how did they achieve such an athletic body

The ancient Greeks athlete developed strength and endurance without the use of training equipment or sports nutrition.

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Talos: The legend of the world’s first robot

There is a legend that the oldest robot in the world was created in ancient Greece, and it even had…

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10 alcoholic drinks that were drunk in ancient times

Our ancestors drank very different drinks in the past. Many of them would be disgusting to you, while others would…

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