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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....

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...
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,...
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...
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,...

Donald Trump is the oldest president elected in US history.

Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, is the oldest elected president in the US history. He took his oath as president...
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...
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...
Greece Has the Most Archaeological Museums

Greece Has the Most Archaeological Museums in the World.

Taking into account the country’s rich history and culture this shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. The most famous of all is the new...
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