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EXHIBITION
The birth of the Aegean
By Christina Sanoudou
Long before it became the subject of disputed claims and diplomatic tensions, the Aegean Sea was rocked by volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, violent weather phenomena and many more dramatic events.
 INSIDE LIFE
A Maria Callas house and opera academy
The historic but long-neglected building at 61 Patission Street in central Athens where opera legend Maria Callas lived from 1940 ...
ARCHITECTURE
Lakki, architectural gem on island of Leros, finally gets due attention
It's 2009. Italian architect and photographer Daniele Ratti is traveling in Eritrea, Eastern Africa. After reaching the country's ...
Greek designer opens Milan fashion week at Teatro Armani
Waving a sign thanking Giorgio Armani, Angelos Bratis opened the Spring-Summer 2015 fashion season in Milan on Wednesday. It was a...
ARCHAEOLOGY
Divers return to shipwreck where ancient ‘Antikythera Mechanism’ was found
Archaeologists set out Monday to use a revolutionary new deep sea diving suit to explore the ancient shipwreck where one of the mo...
EXHIBITION
The birth of the Aegean
The Aegean Sea has a tumultuous history. Long before it became the subject of disputed claims and diplomatic tensions, it was rock...
ARCHAEOLOGY
A chronicle of efforts to trace antiquities looted in WWII
On March 30, 2013, engineer Ronald Obermeier went to the post office of his hometown of Rimsting, Germany, holding a parcel that h...
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ARCHAEOLOGY
Divers return to ancient shipwreck
 
Archaeologists set out Monday to use a revolutionary new deep sea diving suit to explore the ancient shipwreck where one of the most remarkable scientific objects of antiquity was found.
FOCUS
A chronicle of efforts to trace antiquities looted in WWII
 
On March 30, 2013, engineer Ronald Obermeier went to the post office of his hometown of Rimsting, Germany, holding a parcel that he had put a lot of consideration into before posting it.

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Cultural diary
 
LIFE
ARCHITECTURE
Lakki, architectural gem on island of Leros, finally gets due attention
By Giorgos Lialios
Travel brochures of Leros are usually filled with pictures of Aghia Marina, your typical island village, along with the castle, the churches, the windmills and the island's – rather ordinary – beaches. There are just a handful of references to Lakki, and these are generally understated.
LIFE
EXHIBITION
The birth of the Aegean
By Christina Sanoudou
The history of how its distinctive archipelago was formed over the course of 20 million-plus years, and how the islands became the cradles of culture and in many cases the fields of great battles, is the subject of an exhibition at the Eugenides Foundation.
DEMOCRACY
FOCUS
Democracy's many guises and challenges
By Nick Malkoutzis
At second Athens Forum, experts analyze the threats to our form of governance, particularly growing inequality.
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