Latest News for: Ancient thessaloniki


Top 10 Tourist Destinations in Greece

Greek City Times 25 May 2021
Olympia is an ancient site on Greece’s Peloponnese peninsula that hosted the original Olympic Games, founded in the 8th century B.C ... The ancient theatre of Delphi was built on a hill giving guests a view of the entire space and landscape below ... Nearby attractions include Tiryns, Epidaurus Theater, and Ancient Corinth ... THESSALONIKI →.

Child Cemetery in Thessaloniki Sheds Light on Infant Plague Burials

Ancient Origins 04 May 2021
A recent exploration of burial sites in Thessaloniki, Greece, has revealed that dozens of the burials are of children and infants ... Unusual Findings During Excavations at Thessaloniki ... There are many takeaways from this discovery in Thessaloniki, and other ancient cultures which buried their dead babies in jars.

Archaeologists Find Ancient Houses, Tombs in Abandoned Greek Town

The National Herald 03 May 2021
THESSALONIKI - Greece’s fabled ancient civilization is still yielding treasures millennia later, with periodic discoveries, now including the discovery of houses and tombs in a northern Greek town abandoned because of mining projects.

For Greek Easter in Thessaloniki this Year, Accent is on Hope (Vid)

The National Herald 02 May 2021
THESSALONIKI – Pascha celebrations this year in Thessaloniki – as among Orthodox Christians everywhere – can be characterized by two words. `muted' and `hopeful' ... In the beloved ancient church dedicated to Thessaloniki's patron, St ... Fr ... Demetrios of Thessaloniki in the ancient church’s courtyard ... Demetrios of Thessaloniki. .

Iberia Is Letting Passengers Choose Its 113th Summer Destination

Simple Flying 18 Apr 2021
The seven destinations that followers can vote on are the Azores, Bastia, Fez, Ljubljana, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, or Zante ... Overflowing with a history dating back to ancient Greece, Rhodes is a perfect destination for people who just want to just lie on the beach or get out and explore. Thessaloniki.

Remedies from Yiayia

Greek City Times 08 Mar 2021
This has been practiced throughout Greece for millennia (and is also a popular ancient Chinese treatment) ... High school students in Thessaloniki “adopt” a Pappou and Yiayia from local nursing home ... ancient Chinese treatment, chamomile, cupping therapy, Greece news, Greek news, greek ...

Greek police arrest man for illegal excavations in archeological site of Amphipolis 23 Feb 2021
In his possession in his car, as well as in his two homes in the cities of Serres and Thessaloniki, valuable ancient objects were found, according to a police press statement ... The first remains of the ancient city of Amphipolis where Alexander the Great, a king of an ancient Greek ...

The Geopolitics of North Macedonia’s Accession to the EU. Pressures from Bulgaria

GlobalResearch 09 Feb 2021
To lay claim to the major Greek port city of Thessaloniki that is confusingly situated in the Greek region of Macedonia, in which 90% of Ancient Macedonia is located (only 10% in North Macedonia) ... the Ancient Macedonians were Greek, the issue with Bulgaria was left unresolved.

Skopje to decide between halting Yugoslav-era propaganda against Bulgaria and Albanian separatism

Greek City Times 09 Feb 2021
To weaken pro-Bulgarian sentiment in the region as the people prior to the existence of Socialist Yugoslavia wanted to reunite with Bulgaria To lay claim to the major Greek port city of Thessaloniki that is confusingly situated in the Greek region of Macedonia, in which 90% of Ancient Macedonia is located (only 10% in North Macedonia).

Culture ministry expands Cosmote deal for free WiFi in more sites, museums

Kathimerini 11 Jan 2021
... Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, the site of Knossos, the Archaeological site and Museum of Delphi, Ancient Epidaurus, the Acropolis and Museum of Mycenae, Spinalonga, Ancient Corinth, the Archaeological site of Delos, and the Archaeological site of Akrotiri in Santorini.

Thessaloniki listed among the world’s best cities for remote working in 2021

Greek City Times 08 Jan 2021
With more people working from home due to COVID-19, Thessaloniki ... The website characterises Thessaloniki as an ancient, picturesque city in the heart of the Mediterranean.

Celestyal Cruises Announces 2021 & 2022 Early Bird Sale

The National Herald 11 Dec 2020
Among the cruises included in the “Early Bird” sale are.. The three-night “Iconic Aegean,” starting at just $489 per person based on double occupancy ...   ...   ... This sailing begins in Athens and calls on Istanbul and Canakkale (Ancient Troy) in Turkey and Thessaloniki, Volos (Meteora) and Santorini in Greece.   ... .

Bust of Greek god found during Athens sewage work

The Independent 16 Nov 2020
Egypt says another trove of ancient coffins found in Saqqara ... Greece has  witnessed many ancient discoveries over the years, including the most hyped discovery from the largest archaeological excavation in 2006 of the ancient cityscape (4th – 9th century AD) revealed beneath modern Thessaloniki.