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Season’s first snow falls in Western Macedonia

Season’s first snow falls in Western Macedonia The first snowfall of the autumn season made its appearance in the highlands of Western Macedonia in northern Greece on Thursday. According to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA), the town of Nymphaio had received 15cm by midday after the snow started falling in the early hours of Thursday. […]

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Emphatic Olympiakos trounces Lavrio away

Emphatic Olympiakos trounces Lavrio away Olympiakos crushed last season’s Basket League finalist Lavrio away on Sunday, starting the season in the most emphatic of fashions with four wins in the league and the Euroleague. The Reds beat their host 108-72, as after a rather balanced first half (49-38) they ran riot in the third period […]

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Autumn Equinox Marks Solemn Change of Seasons

Autumn Equinox Marks Solemn Change of Seasons The Abduction of Persephone by Hades. Mosaic, tomb of Amphipolis, Kasta. The return of Persephone to the Underworld every year after she had spent the Summer with her mother Demeter marked the coming of Autumn to the ancient Greeks. Credit: Unknown. Public Domain In Greek mythology, the Autumn […]

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The Four Beautiful Seasons of the Olive Groves of Greece

The Four Beautiful Seasons of the Olive Groves of Greece Olive trees in Greece change throughout the seasons. Credit: Rodrigo Nuno Bragance da Cunha /Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 3.0 Olive oil is one of Greece’s most historically and culturally significant exports. Thousands acres of farmland full of olive trees dot the country. Throughout the seasons, […]

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