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  1. Discover The New Handmade Secular And Religious Art Items

    Discover The New Handmade Secular And Religious Art Items
    If you always wanted to get a fabulous piece of Byzantine art, one that is hand made from craftsmen that learned their craft from generation to generation, you now have a unique opportunity to explore a collection like no other. As you know, Greecs.com always curates the best works of art, the most elaborated and unique ones. Works of art...
  2. Five Reasons Egypt's Alexandria Was The Ancient Capital of Culture

    Five Reasons Egypt's Alexandria Was The Ancient Capital of Culture
    The moment when Alexander the Great carved the layout of Alexandria on the soil of Egypt’s Mediterranean coast, he was -once more- making history, by founding the world’s first Metropolis. The newfound Alexandria was neither the first nor the last city with that name created by Alexander, aiming -and achieved to- create a network of brand new urban centers that...
  3. Asclepius: Who Was He and How He Healed The Sick in Ancient Greece?

    Asclepius: Who Was He and How He Healed The Sick in Ancient Greece?
    Almost every ancient civilization mentions a great healer in one way or another.  Greece's features three: Asclepius, the god of medicine, Hippocrates, the father of medicine and Hygeia, the goddess of health.. This post is all about Asclepius and his legendary life, according to the Greeks.   Birth and Early Life As with most sources, the origins are pretty vague...
  4. Acropolis museum: A stroll to ancient Greece through a single site

    Acropolis museum: A stroll to ancient Greece through a single site
    Athens is a city full of arts and culture. There are many museums you can visit in Athens, but one is exceptional. It’s the Acropolis museum! The museum of Acropolis is listed as one of the top museums in the world. As a matter of fact, it ranked 8th of the best in the world and 3rd of the best...
  5. Why Is The Pantheon of Rome So Awesome? What You Didn't Know

    Why Is The Pantheon of Rome So Awesome? What You Didn't Know
    The Pantheon of Rome is one of the most impressive ancient monuments and it is considered as important as the Parthenon and the Pyramids of Egypt. And when "that wow moment" everybody has just by standing under the magnificent oculus of its dome, might be enough to justify its awesomeness, there are things you didn't know, which make it even more amazing...
  6. Top 7 Of The Best Educational Games For Kids

    Top 7 Of The Best Educational Games For Kids
    Every kid finds enjoying the process of playing! As the scientists have pointed out, board games are extraordinary examples of how children can develop various skills through playing. The benefits of playing with educational games are numerous. It’s also a nice way for kids to learn how to lose and win, how to develop good manners and how to appreciate...
  7. Troy: The Legendary Ancient City That Inspired Ancient Art

    Troy: The Legendary Ancient City That Inspired Ancient Art
    The famous Trojan War was a topic that inspired in many ways the world of arts. Artists from various fields, depicted the “Sack of Troy” in vases, sculptures, water jars, drinking cups, mosaics, frescoes, narrated it in poems and the history survived throught the years. Scenes from the wars, such as the judgement of Paris to Patroklos’s funeral, the duel...
  8. 4 Ancient Egyptian Symbols that Survived Through Millennia

    4 Ancient Egyptian Symbols that Survived Through Millennia
    More than a system of writing, ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs represented a code used in all monuments in the land of the Nile. Found in inscriptions, cryptograms and decorative patterns, hieroglyphic signs became symbols for Egypt for other ancient civilizations like the Greeks and Romans. In fact, some were so popular that survived long after the fall of the Pharaohs. Let's...
  9. Athens Culture Hub II: A city full of museums

    Athens Culture Hub II: A city full of museums
    As mentioned in our previous blog post, Athens is a city full of arts and culture. If you live or visit Athens, you have many options to choose among outdoor activities or interactive cultural events. Apart from that, Athens is a city that encourages you to visit its museums. In the Athenian museums is preserved all the Greek history, treasures...
  10. Free Shipping on all our products worldwide

    Free Shipping on all our products worldwide
    May is the month of shopping! And to celebrate that, we offer free shipping on all products worldwide!   Free shipping for all our products The free shipping is applied to all our products. All our Jewellery collection, from pendants to rings and from bracelets to earrings. Accessories such as bags, scarves, keyrings, notebooks and belts.   Get the most...

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