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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....
oldest wine

Cyprus is one of the oldest wine producing countries in the world.

Yes, that’s right! With a wine history spanning over 5000 years, the sweet Commandaria actually takes pride of place as one of the oldest...
oldest perfumes

The world’s oldest known perfumes have been found on the Cyprus island.

The world's oldest known perfumes have been found on the island reputed to be the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, lust,...
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...
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...

The first woman to earn a PhD in Computer Science was a nun.

Sister Mary Kenneth Keller, born in Ohio in 1914, entered the Sisters of Charity in 1932 and professed her vows in 1940. She went...

1200 Years Old Ancient Hindu Temple Carved Entirely From a Single Rock.

Kailasa temple, 1200-year-old Ancient Hindu Temple carved from a single rock in Ellora, stands majestically 29 kilometers away from the City of Aurangabad in...
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...
Cleopatra

Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, was actually Greek, not Egyptian.

Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt, briefly survived as pharaoh by her son...
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