Home Tags Ancient Greece

Tag: ancient Greece

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....

National Hellenic Museum to Revive Ancient Greek Trial of Hippocrates

The National Hellenic Museum will host its 6th Ancient Greek re-Trial on February 20, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.
underworld-getty

Getty Museum Exhibit Explores Ancient Greek Beliefs on Afterlife

A funerary vessel, known as a 'krater', is the centerpiece of an exhibition that raises the question of what the ancient Greeks believed happened...

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...

The First Gold Coin Ever Made Comes from Ancient Greece

Among the items at the $10 million exhibition in Long Beach called, The Tyrants of the Tigris & Euphrates, one small coin from Ancient...

Auction House Takes Greece to Court over Ownership of Ancient Bronze Horse

Sotheby's fine-art brokers are taking Greece’s Ministry of Culture to court over the ownership of an ancient Greek bronze horse. The auction house has made...

Onassis Center Wins Award for Ancient Greece Exhibition

The Onassis Cultural Center in New York has won a prestigious award by popular vote for an exhibition on ancient Greece. The center was the...

History Repeats Itself at the Retrial of Megacles

A jury presented their verdict of guilty to a presiding panel of federal and state court judges in the National Hellenic Museum’s Trial of Megacles in Chicago, March 1.

Ancient Greek Leader to be ‘Retried’ for Murder (video)

Is murder ever justified in defending freedom? Can citizens break the law to save democracy? These were some of the tough questions raised by the...

Artist Remakes Ancient Greek Art with Pixels and Paint

British artist Elizabeth Price reconstructs on video works of art of the Minoan civilization that were formerly reconstructions of late archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans,...

Gods in Color Exhibition: The Ancient Greek World As Never Seen Before (photos)

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) host Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World , an exhibition that presents ancient sculpture...

DNA Analysis Sheds Light to Minoans and Mycenaeans Origins

For the first time, scientists have obtained and analyzed genome sequences from the ancient Minoans and Mycenaeans, who lived three to five thousand years...

Latest