Greek Red Saffron Builds U.S. Market

Saffron, a/k/a the Gold of the Greek Earth, was regarded one of the most popular and valuable spices of the ancient civilizations thanks to...

Heroes of the Moment: The Greek-Americans in WWI

“Has a philosopher like you failed to discover that our country is more to be valued and higher and holier far than mother or...

"The Past In Pieces: Belonging in the New Cyprus" by Rebecca Bryant

July 20, 2010 will mark 36 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus and the subsequent occupation of nearly 40% of its territory. In her new...

Friday (Paraskeví) The 13th: Greek origins

Friday the 13th occurs when the thirteenth day of a month falls on a Friday, which superstition holds to be a day of bad...

Harvati’s Research On Homo Floresiensis

Homo Floresiensis was discovered by a group of Australian-Indonesian researchers in 2003 and was announced as a new human species in 2004. Since the discovery,...

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...

The First Greek School in the United States Opened in 1776

Οn the occasion of today’s celebrations for the Three Holy Hierarchs, the patron saints of education and letters, the Greek language is being praised...

Historical Profile of Greek Music Produced in America

In the U.S.A., betweeen 1910 and 1940, about 2000 discs of “rempetika” songs were recorded. The history of recorded Greek music in the U.S....

Hatzis’ Dive Recalled 100 Years Later

Stathis Hatzis was a sponge diver and local hero from the island of Symi, Greece, who managed to secure a line to the fouled...

New Book Claims Greece’s Failed Economy Stems from 400 Years of Ottoman Rule

Author Pauline Hager crafts an epic novel of the Ottoman Turkish Empire’s cruel subjugation of Greece from 1453 to 1829. Set in the year...

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,...

PoPsie: The Legend of Broadway

Quincy Jones calls him "An icon of the American popular music industry." Nicknamed "the legend of Broadway", William "PoPsie" Randolph was Broadway's most famous...

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