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This is an actual photograph of a man born in 1755.

Martin Routh was born in 1755 and died in 1854. He was president of Magdalen College in Oxford from the year 1791 till his...
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If a Greek “Spits” On You It’s Usually a Good Thing.

It is believed (mostly by older Greeks) that spitting chases the devil and misfortune away. That is why when someone transfers bad news such...
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There are More Than 4,000 Traditional Dances in Greece.

Zorba the Greek, a film starring Anthony Quinn, made it known to the world how much the Greek people love to dance and break plates....
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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 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...
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...
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,...
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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...
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The whole of Paphos is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Paphos is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus and the capital of Paphos District. In antiquity. Often likened to an open history...
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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