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Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios

Greek City Times 25 Oct 2023
October 26 is the Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios, who was born in Thessaloniki, in 270 AD. October 26 is the Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios, who was born in Thessaloniki, in 270 AD ... Agios Dimitrios proclaimed his faith by saying ... Image Credit ... The most ancient icons of Agios Dimitrios may be found in his temple in Thessaloniki where he is the patron saint.

10 of the Best Greek Destinations to Visit in October

Ekathimerini 05 Oct 2023
The modern day inhabitants of this most rugged region of mainland Greece consider themselves to be the descendants of the ancient Spartans ... Thessaloniki ... Thessaloniki is both ancient and modern, Eastern and Western, youthful and old-fashioned, sparkling and run-down, sleepy and restless, and full of creative energy that spawns new ideas.

Oppressive heat, wildfires expected to worsen globally, experts say

Wtop 04 Aug 2023
In July, the streets in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, known for ancient monuments, its vivid nightlife, and shopping, were virtually empty in the middle of the day and sometimes even during peak party times at night ... JJ Green reported from Thessaloniki and Athens, Greece.

Delve Fonts Releases Loniki, a New Typeface by Steven Skaggs

Hastings Tribune 01 Aug 2023
ALAMEDA, Calif. - August 1, 2023 - ( ). Delve Fonts LLC announced Tuesday the immediate availability of the new typeface Loniki™ by award winning designer, author, and educator Steven Skaggs ... "Loniki" is the nickname locals use for their beloved ancient city - Thessaloniki - in Greece ... Available in two styles ... ### ... ... .

EU firefighters join Greek colleagues

Ekathimerini 19 Jul 2023
It’s midday on Friday, July 7, and the phone rings on the desk of Vasileios Bikas, the coordinator for foreign detachments at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Hellenic Fire Corps Training Center ... “As we speak, apart from the Romanians in Athens, there are Bulgarian firefighters in Thessaloniki and Germans in Ancient Olympia ... Simulations ... .

“Never Again”: The Jews of Thessaloniki and the Holocaust

Greek City Times 28 Apr 2023
The Nazi occupiers also prevailed upon the local authorities to assist with the erasing of Thessaloniki’s Jewish topography, starting in December 1942 with the destruction of the city’s ancient Jewish cemetery (many of the ancient tombstones ending up as building material for ...

Pleasant Holidays and Journese add Thessaloniki Halkidiki in Northern Greece

TravelDailyNews 25 Apr 2023
the city of Thessaloniki and the coastal region of Halkidiki, which offer a mix of ancient culture, exotic beaches, seaside resorts, wine tastings and breathtaking natural landscapes and are home to 15 UNESCO monuments ... Ground transfers are available from the airport to hotels in both Thessaloniki and Halkidiki.

Why Do Greeks Crack Red Eggs on Easter Sunday?

Greek City Times 16 Apr 2023
Lamb, tsoureki and red eggs has become synonymous with Greek Easter ... Sneaky! ... Tags. Athens, Crete, Easter, Eastern Orthodox Church, greece, Greek Easter, Orthodox Easter, red eggs, thessaloniki. Previous Article Archaeologists in Italy unearth ancient figurine of the Greek god Eros ... Archaeologists in Italy unearth ancient figurine of the Greek god Eros.

Man arrested over antiquities smuggling in Thessaloniki

Ekathimerini 08 Apr 2023
A 61-year-old man was arrested in the northern port city of Thessaloniki at the weekend over the theft of antiquities including a number of ancient ...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece 2023

Greek City Times 06 Apr 2023
Athens sits under the watchful eye of the Acropolis where ancient buildings including the Parthenon, an ancient temple, the Erechtion with its beautiful stonework and the stunning theatre and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus sit ... Dating back to 356 BC, the walled city of Philippi is located on the ancient route connecting Europe and Asia.

Folk omens for April 6: what not to do on this day

The Eastern Herald 05 Apr 2023
According to the folk calendar, April 6 is the day of Artemon, the Orthodox Church remembers Saint Artemy, Bishop of Thessaloniki, who was born and lived in Seleucia of Pisidia, one of the largest cities of the ancient world on the territory of modern Iraq. What you should not do.. Do not leave trash or damage ... You can't plan things. Panels. ... Name day.

Top 5 Ancient Greek Inventions We Still Use Today

Ancient Origins 28 Mar 2023
Humanity has come a long way when it comes to crafty inventions, but some of the earliest innovative minds were the ancient Greeks. The ancient Greeks came up with several inventions that are still used now, though they may look a little different than they used to ... 6 Advanced Ancient Inventions Beyond Modern Understanding ... Ancient Alarm Clocks.

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