‘The Greek Guide to Greatness’ Series Showcases the Modern World Through Ancient Past

The National Hellenic Society (NHS) announced in a press release that it is working in collaboration with National Geographic as co-producers of a ten-part...

Celebrating Philip Ludwell III of Virginia, the First Known American to Convert to Orthodox...

By the summer of 1738 Philip Ludwell III of Virginia was one of the largest landowners in British Virginia and was looking to cultivate...

Vice President Biden Implies President Obama Will Talk of Debt During Visit to Greece

U.S. President Barack Obama will raise the issue of debt relief during his visit to Greece in mid-November, implied Vice President Joe Biden at...

HALC Petitions for Olympic Games to Be Held Permanently in Greece

The Hellenic American Leadership Council has petitioned for the Olympic Games to be held permanently in Greece and is collecting signatures to be sent...
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4th of July: How Ancient Greek Ideals Influenced American Independence

Ancient Greece has impacted the western world in many aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, democracy, was the key element to...

WWII Hero Steve ‘Flying Greek’ Pisanos Passes at Age 96 [video]

World War II hero Steve Pisanos passed on Thursday in San Diego at the age of 96, only a few years after the publication...

Turkey Should Respect Hagia Sophia Tradition, Says State Dept. Spokesperson

Turkey should respect the traditions in regards to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing...

The History of Greektown Chicago from the 1840s to Present Day

As with many cities throughout North America, Chicago's Greektown came about as a result of Greek ship captains arriving in the city during the...

Hermes EXPO 2016: 25 Years of Trade, Communication and Culture

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Masterpieces of Greek Classical Art at the Met Museum

“Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World,” which opens on Monday, April 18, at the Metropolitan Museum is a grand scale exhibition...

Greek Americans Launch Global Petition for ‘Macedonia’ Name Change

Pictured with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios (center) are (L to R) Sophia Stroumbakis (executive secretary), Dimitris Filippidis (supreme secretary), Dimitris Chatzis (supreme president), Stelios...

Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World

Alexander the Great, one of Greece's most important historical figures as well as one of the most popular historical personalities in the world, has...

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