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The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes

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The Colossus of Rhodes is one of the famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was built between the years 292 and 280 BC, to commemorate the successful outcome of the war against the troops of Demetrios Poliorcetes (The Besieger), one of the epigones (epigoni) of Alexander the Great. ...


Carnival in Rhodes

Carnival in Rhodes

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Carnival in Rhodes brings beads of assorted colors, outrageous costumes, garb and all out fun. The festivity culminates on last weekend of Apòkreo in the streets of the Medieval Town with street theatre, pantomime, juggling, sleight of hand tricks, stilt walking, comedie de l'Art and concerts are organized covering all ...


Ancient surgery performed nearly 1,800 years ago

May 1st, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

A skull of a young woman found during a dig in northern Greece has revealed that she had undergone head surgery nearly 1,800 years ago. According to an article published by the Greek daily newspaper, Kathimerini, archaeologists who discovered the skeleton at an ancient cemetery in the town of Veria ...