Acclaimed Greek-American Historian Speros Vryonis Dies at 90

Speros Vryonis Jr., the famed Greek American historian who was a specialist in Byzantine, Balkan, and Greek history, died on Monday in Sacramento, California...

The History Behind the ‘Olympic Airways’ Plane Sitting in an Oregon Forest

A Boeing 727 from the now-defunct Greek airline Olympic Airways, which since 2012 has sat in a forest in Oregon, has a surprisingly glamorous...

Greek-American Karras Wins Super Bowl, Continuing Family Legacy

Greek-American offensive lineman Ted Karras III won his second American football championship on Sunday as the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams...

Nea Hellas: The Historic Ship That Brought Thousands of Greeks to the US

The historic passenger ship "Nea Hellas" brought tens of thousands of Greeks to America, enabling them to fulfill their dreams of a better life....

Martin Luther King Jr. in Dialogue With the Ancient Greeks

By Professor Timothy Joseph* In ''I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” the soaring yet bone-chilling speech he delivered the day before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr....

Thesis on Ancient Greek Sculptures Wins National Archaeological Award

Two archaeologists from the Universities of Hawaii and Florida won the award for the "Best Pre-PhD Paper" at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the...

When George H.W. Bush Visited Greece

George H.W. Bush, who as the 41st president shepherded the US through a turbulent period in global relations that included the breakup of the...

Five Beautiful American Buildings Based on Classical Greek Architecture

Five stand-out buildings from American history are based on ancient Greek architecture, most of them standing proud in Washington, D.C., the U.S. capital and...

Greek American Labor Hero Louis Tikas Statue to be Unveiled in Colorado (video)

A statue of heroic Greek mine worker Louis Tikas who was murdered by the National Guard in the Ludlow Massacre is raised in Trinidad,...

The Boston Marathon Winner Who Ran for ‘Seven Million Hungry Greeks’ (video)

"My son Stelios, you should always run, because we Greeks were born to run. This is how we managed to live for so many...

Theodoros Griego: The First Greek Set Foot in America in 1528

It was June 17, 1527 when a fleet of five ships with 600 men left the Spanish port of Sanlucar de Barrameda on a...

Ellis Island: Thousands of Greeks’ First Sight of America

"At the New York Harbor they put us in quarantine for a day and then they took us to Ellis Island. There they treated...

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