Ancient Greeks Smarter Than Us

Turns out that Socrates and his like apparently were as intelligent as they've been made out to be, at least according to  Gerald Crabtree,...

Greek Mafia: Houston Inherits Greek Godfather

On the rough plains of the western town of Houston, Texas where cowboys and Indians can be found a lone immigrant immerged as a...
Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King’s Great Greek Friend & Supporter

Archbishop Iakovos is known in the U.S. as the committed and caring pastor who put the Greek Orthodox Faith on the map for Americans and...

“Nick the Greek”: The “Gentleman” of Gambling

It’s Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” takes his last breathe. Leaving behind his mythical life of the “the gentleman of gambling”. Imagine America at...

Greek Ancient Artists Used Palace Floors as Creative Canvas

The floors of ancient Greek palaces dating back to the Bronze age, were made of plaster that was engraved and painted with colorful patterns...

Greek Mob: Brotherly Mafia Love in Philly

Chicago had the strong tight Outfit that controlled almost every aspect of the “Windy City” while Philadelphia had its loose knit Greek crew. Even...

Greek Parthenon Frieze’s History Reinterpreted

For the past 230 years, the story sculpted on the frieze of the Parthenon, one of the most influential buildings in the western world,...
Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Black History Month And the Greeks

February is Black History Month and paying tribute to this very special group of Americans should not be just an opportunity to sympathize, get...
Pontian Greek Genocide

95th Commemoration of the Pontian-Greek Genocide in New York

Each year the descendants of the Pontian-Greeks along with all Hellenes and Phil-Hellenes across the United States and Canada commemorate the victims and honor...

Tarpon Springs Becomes Florida’s First Official Traditional Cultural Property

The National Park Service added the Tarpon Springs Greektown Historic District in Pinellas County to the Register of Historic Places on June 2, 2014....

Did Ancient Greeks Discover America?

Dr. Enrico Mattievich, a retired Professor of Physics from the UFRJ, Brazil, suggested in 2011 that Odysseus's journey to the Underworld took actually place...

Mystery Handwriting in 500-Year-Old ‘Odyssey’ Copy Deciphered

The University of Chicago Library has finally managed to solve a mystery surrounding some unrecognizable handwriting found in a copy of Homer’s ancient Greek epic...

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