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Category: Ancient Greece

Greece Cultural Heritage

Are Greece’s Ancient Treasures Under Threat?

Greek archaeologists report that budget cuts have placed the country’s cultural heritage at risk.

Sunken Cities

Sunken Cities

As news breaks that Venice is (still) sinking, explore other cities that have slipped beneath the waves.

Kiln at Selinunte

An Ancient Greek SoHo?

Artisans in the Greek colony of Selinunte lived and worked in a special quarter on the city’s outskirts, researchers announced this week.

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Historic Eclipses

This week, as the world watches a true astronomical rarity–the first full lunar eclipse to coincide with a winter solstice since 1554–we take a look at legendary eclipses with undeniable historical significance.