Category Archives: Historical Tours

Delphi – Where Heaven Meets Earth

Less than 200 kilometers northeast of Athens, nestled in the embrace of Mt. Parnassus, is perhaps the most sacred site of the ancient world. It was believed to be the center of the earth, the center of wisdom and spirituality. … Continue reading

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“Choregia” (Sponsorship) & its relation to Ancient Greek Theater

The ancient Greek society and especially the Athenian one were highly developed and inherited us with some liturgies still practiced to this very day and proved to be beneficial for modern societies also.

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The Antikythera Mechanism: The Most Hi-Tech Archaeological Discovery Ever Found

The Antikythera Mechanism is, what many scientists believe, the oldest mechanical portable computer in history and was probably used to calculate astronomical and calendar positions. The mechanism displayed the positions of the Sun, the Moon and most probably the five … Continue reading

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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

The Theatre of Epidaurus was built in 340 BC by the architect Polykleitos the Younger, from Argos. It is a unique architectural achievement through its admirable integration into the site as well as the perfection of its proportions and acoustics. Among … Continue reading

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Delphi – The Navel of the Ancient World

Delphi, the famous Oracle, and sanctuary of god Apollo, is located in a breathtaking landscape spread out at the foot Mt. Parnassus.

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