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...

Today is National Day of Remembrance for the Genocide of Pontian Greeks

The 19th of May, a National Day of Remembrance for the Genocide of Pontian Greeks by a decision of the Greek Parliament in 1994,...

Washington, DC Group Keeps Memories of Constantinopolitan Society Alive

Members of the Greek diaspora around the world are known for their strong families and the ability to maintain unbroken connections with their homeland....

The Archimedes Palimpsest Project: Digital Palimpsest Now on the Web

After ten years of work, involving the expertise and goodwill of an extraordinary number of people working around the globe, the Archimedes Palimpsest Project...

National Hellenic Museum Releases “Snapshots of a Life” Exhibition

The National Hellenic Museum released its digital exhibition, titled "Snapshots of a Life: The George Phillos Photograph Collection," in order to document the Greek...

World Cancer Day: The Greek Who Developed the Pap Smear

By Elizabeth M. Shepard / Cornell Archives Today is World Cancer Day, a global event dedicated in the fight against cancer, that aims at raising...

USS Slater to Commemorate Oxi Day

On October 28th, millions around the world are commemorating OXI (pronounced ō-hē) Day, a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during World War II. The...

Greek-Americans Remember Greek Genocide

According to the Times, Greek Americans remembered the Greek Genocide of 1914-1923 with memorial services for the first time on both the East and...

“Nick the Greek,” The Immortal “Gentleman of Gambling"

On Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” took his last breath, leaving behind an almost-mythical life spent as the high-stakes “Gentleman of gambling.” Imagine America...

Meet the Greek American New Mayor of Fort Lauderdale

Voters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., elected the city's first openly gay mayor, Dean Trantalis, in a race that is being described as a nail-biter...

4th of July: Greek Influence on American Independence

Ancient Greece has influenced the western world in a variety of aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, Democracy, was the...

The American Who Restored Hagia Sophia’s Ancient Mosaics to their Former Glory

The mosaics of Hagia Sophia are world-renowned priceless artifacts not only of Greek Orthodoxy but also of Byzantine Civilization and Hellenism. What is lesser...

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