Latest News for: Ancient thessaloniki


Greek President inaugurates new International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia

Greek City Times 17 Oct 2021
The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou inaugurated the renovated facilities of the International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia, highlighting the importance of the Academy, which has evolved into a body of international recognition always aiming at the protection and the scientific foundation of the Olympic ideal.

A family holiday in northern Greece: From Zeus to Zagori

The Jerusalem Post 30 Sep 2021
For families with kids of any age, it offers an abundance of activities appealing to all – hiking, extreme sports, Instagram-worthy destinations, excellent food, quaint towns, friendly locals, and great shopping in Thessaloniki ... VIEW FROM White Tower, Thessaloniki.

Koulouri, Greece’s favourite breakfast on the run

Greek City Times 28 Sep 2021
Koulouri is enjoyed by people of all ages around the country and is most popular in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece’s largest city’s where you are guaranteed to come across a Koulouri stand ... It then became popular in Thessaloniki, when the Greeks from Asia Minor brought it to the Macedonian city around 1922.

ACT: The Road Less Traveled, The Experience of a Lifetime

The National Herald 18 Sep 2021
Founded in 315 BC, historic Thessaloniki is now a modern seaport city at the heart of a region of over one million inhabitants, renowned for its wide avenues, quaint squares, tree-lined streets, neoclassical buildings, Byzantine monuments, historical museums, modern theaters, ancient ruins, and warm hospitality.

Greece Will Produce Drones for Border Surveillance, Military Payloads

The National Herald 16 Sep 2021
The report said a meeting was held at EAB and included officials from the Ministry of Finance, and the universities of Thessaloniki, Thrace and Thessaly who will do the research and development of the drones. It's being named Archytas – for the ancient Greek philosopher, ...

Thessaloniki antiquities being restored to metro

Ekathimerini 08 Sep 2021
As a number of ancient artifacts uncovered during excavations for the Thessaloniki metro started being returned as showpieces to the downtown Aghia Sofia ...

THESSALONIKI: Foreign national busted in possession of 13 kilos of heroin

Greek City Times 02 Sep 2021
Greek police have arrested a 33 year old Georgian national for possession of 13.5 kilos heroin in Nikopoli, Thessaloniki ... It is suspected that the heroin was destined for trafficking in the urban complex of Thessaloniki ... READ. Pella. 54-year-old Man Arrested For Possession Of Ancient Objects ... Tags. greece, Greek news, Heroin arrest, police, thessaloniki.

The ancient Thessalonians are here

Ekathimerini 30 Jun 2021
“We have in our hands 4,500 skeletons of citizens from ancient Thessaloniki, dating from the founding of the city to the post-Byzantine era ... From the preliminary findings of the study, researchers have already identified some basic characteristics of the ancient population of Thessaloniki.

Greek High Court OK's Removing Antiquities from Metro Dig

The National Herald 30 Jun 2021
The temporary removal and repositioning of ancient underground finds during excavation for Thessaloniki's metro system has been approved by Greece's highest administrative court, the Council of State.

Greece Announces Mammoth €1.76Β Firefighting Plan

The National Herald 15 Jun 2021
"A few days ago we flew over Attica with Mr ... (Access by municipal bus is under discussion with the Marathonas mayor.) Three forested areas in Attica - Tatoi, Hymettus and Ippokratios Politia - and another three in the rest of Greece - Seich Sou in Thessaloniki, Ancient Olympia and at the Halkidiki peninsual - will also fall under the program ... .

Greece to recruit 3,000 firefighters, invests 1.76 billion euros in fire protection

Greek City Times 15 Jun 2021
(Access by municipal bus is under discussion with the Marathonas mayor.) Three forested areas in AtticaTatoi, Hymettus and Ippokratios Politia – and another three in the rest of GreeceSeich Sou in Thessaloniki, Ancient Olympia and at the Halkidiki peninsula – will also fall under the program ...  .  . READ MORE ... .

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. .