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The Greek alphabet – learn how to decode the 24 letters

The Greek alphabet is a central part of Greece’s cultural heritage. Like the language, the alphabet has ancient origins and is among the oldest in the world still in use.Many letters look identical to our Latin ones, others remind us of them, while there are

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Eleusina – home of the ancient mysteries, becomes European Capital of Culture

The small town of Eleusina/Ελευσίνα, located about 20 km southwest of Athens, has been designated European Capital of Culture for 2023. Here, for two millennia, perhaps the largest and most important religious ceremonies of the ancient world took place – the legendary Eleusinian Mysteries. The

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