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....
911 Anniversary

Remembering the Victims of 9/11, Including 39 Greek-Americans

Of the nearly 3000 people that perished on September 11, 2001 – a day that will not soon be forgotten – 39 were Greek-Americans....

Philip Ludwell III of Virginia, the First Known American Convert to Orthodoxy

By the summer of 1738 Philip Ludwell III of Virginia had become one of the largest landowners in British Virginia, but his worldly wealth...

Constantine Brumidi: The Greek-Italian "Michelangelo" of America

Greek-Italian artist Constantine Brumidi was one of the most influential artists who ever worked on the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Brumidi, who had an...

Stunning Exhibition of First-Known Photographs of Athens at Metropolitan Museum

The earliest surviving photographs of Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Jerusalem, taken in the mid-nineteenth century, will be on display at the Metropolitan...

“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...
President Barack Obama Issues a declaration on the 2014 Greek Independence Anniversary

President Obama Issues Proclamation on 2014 Greek Independence Anniversary

US President Barack Obama released a proclamation on the occasion of Greek Independence Day, to be observed March 25th, 2014. The US President calls...

Greek Americans Discover their Hellenic Heritage in College

For Greek-American students who attend Queens College in Flushing, New York, it’s never too late to rediscover one’s heritage and learn more about where...

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...

Alexander The Great’s Lineage Debated

Executive Director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism in the USA, Stephen Schwartz, seems to be a supporter of the Greek origin of Alexander...

Archbishop Elpidophoros, Cardinal Dolan Decry Hagia Sophia Decision in Joint Statement

In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, Greek Orthodox Elpidophoros and Catholic Cardinal, Timothy Dolan, deeply deplored Turkey's decision last Friday to reconvert Hagia...

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....

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