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A Greek Movie Included the First Nude Scene in European Cinema History.

Greeks were always known, even in antiquity, for being comfortable with their sexuality and they made sure to express this in their cinema, too....
Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci Invented Contact Lenses in 1508!

The idea of a contact lens as a visual aid first started to float about the ideas ring in 1508. Like many of this...

The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, the most destructive volcanic events in history.

This huge eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia was one of the most destructive volcanic events in history, killing 36,000 people. The volcano first erupted,...
Lefkara lace

Leonardo Da Vinci is reputed to have visited Lefkara village to buy lace in...

Lefkaritika or Lefkara Lace is a handmade lace from Lefkara in Cyprus. Notable characteristics are the hemstitch, satin stitch fillings, needlepoint edgings, white, brown,...

Oxford University was founded before the Aztec Empire.

In history, there is no proof of the foundation of Oxford University. But, the record shows that teaching in some form had begun in...
black soup

Black Soup, was a standard meal of Spartans Warriors made of boiled pigs’ legs,...

The ancient Spartan melas zomos, or black soup / black broth, was a staple soup made of boiled pigs' legs, blood, salt and vinegar....
Khirokitia

Khirokitia is one of the Most Important and Best preserved Prehistoric sites.

Khirokitia is famed as one of the most important and best preserved prehistoric sites of the Eastern Mediterranean.Standing as the remains of the very...

Chrysippus, an ancient Athenian philosopher, died from laughing at one of his own jokes.

Chrysippus excelled in logic, the theory of knowledge, ethics and physics. He created an original system of propositional logic in order to better understand...

Greece won Most Medals Per Capita at a Singles Olympics in History.

Greece is widely known as the motherland of the ancient Olympic Games but also holds a very notable record at the modern Games that...
island love

Cyprus it’s the original island of Love.

Cypriot legend claims Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, was born and rose from the foam ("afros," in Greek) near a rock off what's...
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