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Drinking on the Greek Island of Delos: Bring Your Own Water

Drinking on the Greek Island of Delos: Bring Your Own Water The Greek island of Delos, which is always arid but is now suffering from drought — also is without a canteen or public bathrooms. There is no potable water available on Delos. Credit: Zde Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3 Whether you are spending the […]

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Delos – More than a ton of debris was removed from the seabed

Delos – More than a ton of debris was removed from the seabed Delos is the legendary birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. A mythical place inhabited before the dawn of civilization. Then Proto-Cycladic societies developed. Over the years it has developed into a leading religious, economic and commercial center of classical antiquity. A sacred island […]

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Volunteers Clean Up Sea at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

Volunteers Clean Up Sea at Sacred Greek Island of Delos Dozens of volunteers joined forces to clean up the sea area ad Delos Island. Credit: Facebook/All for Blue Dozens of volunteers came together over the weekend in the Aegean island of Delos to clean the sea area of rubbish. Members of the All for Blue […]

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The Island of Delos: Where Greek Mythology and History Come Alive

The Island of Delos: Where Greek Mythology and History Come Alive An ancient Greek theater on Delos. Credit: Bernard Gagnon/ Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 3.0 When you want to escape to a Greek island which can transport you straight back to the times of the ancient Greek gods, look no further than Delos, in the […]

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Rare Photos Emerge of First Excavations at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

Rare Photos Emerge of First Excavations at Sacred Greek Island of Delos Courtyard of the House of the Diadoumenos, Courtesy of the French School of Athens Rare photographs of the excavations at the Greek Island of Delos from the 19th Century have come to light in a book by French archaeologists. The book “Delos 1873-1913” […]

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Hermes, the God of Thieves in Ancient Greece

Hermes, the God of Thieves in Ancient Greece Hermes in Delos. Credit: Egisto Sani/CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 In the mythology of Ancient Greece, Hermes is known as the herald of the Gods; he is in charge of protecting travelers — as well as thieves and liars — and also guides souls to the underworld or Hades. For […]

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