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New Pella Archaeological Museum inaugurated

New Pella Archaeological Museum inaugurated

 Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos inaugurated the new Archaeological Museum of Pella on Friday and stressed that landscaping work on the area around the museum will begin soon. Geroulanos also said that the ministry has incorporated the 1.6 million euros project under the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF). The original structure was built in 1960 to house the excavated […]

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Hellenism’s agent of revival in Afghanistan

Hellenism’s agent of revival in Afghanistan

08/27/2010 ANA-MPA/Alexander the Great’s achievements were one of his favorite childhood tales, whereas ancient Greece and classical antiquity piqued his curiosity from a very young age. His fascination with Hellenic civilisation, in fact, took Omar Sultan all the way to the University of Thessaloniki to study the classics and archaeology. Decades later the classically-educated Sultan serves his native Afghanistan as […]

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Greece, a ‘magnet’ for foreign celebrities and personalities

Greece, a ‘magnet’ for foreign celebrities and personalities

With or without a fiscal debt or deficit, with or without provoking the criticism of the German or British partners on the good life of ‘plastic money’ attributed to its residents, Greece has not stopped being a powerful attraction for foreign visitors — chiefly among the strong critics of the Greek…life of luxury — but also economic and political figures, […]

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3rd century BC Greeks went through austerity period

3rd century BC Greeks went through austerity period

05/13/2010          Ancient Greeks at the end of the 4th century BC apparently went through a period of austerity and curtailment of wasteful spending similar to that Greece is facing today, according to finds in tombs in Ancient Pydna recently brought to light by excavations conducted by the 27th Ephorate of Prehistorical and Classical Antiquities.    A […]

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Archaeologists unearth rare finds in Aiane, Kozani

Archaeologists unearth rare finds in Aiane, Kozani

Archaeologists unearth rare finds in Aiane, Kozani  Rare finds, among them the architectural ruins of tombs, pottery and clay statuettes, were brought to light during archeological excavations conducted at the Royal Necropolis in the region of Livadia, near the village of Aiane in the prefecture of Kozani, northwestern Greece.  The land of Aiane is rich in unique and rare archaeological […]

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Papandreou, Gruevski phone contact

Papandreou, Gruevski phone contact

SKOPJE (ANA-MPA) – The government of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYRoM) announced here on Wednesday that PM Nikola Gruevski held a same-day telephone conversation with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, with issues of mutual interest reportedly discussed.     According to reports, the two leaders exchanged views on the economic situation in the two countries as well as on […]

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