• Ancient Greek Treasures

    A quick tour of some of the National Archeological Museum's amazing treasures. It is located in Athens, Greece. Don't miss it if you come to Athens. It is located near the Omonia Metro stop.

    published: 15 Apr 2012
  • Divers use super-suit to recover ancient Greek treasures

    "Back to Antikythera" is the new marine research project organized by The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) in Massachusetts, in partnership with the Greek Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities. The project aims to explore an area where, more than 2,000 years ago, a ship sank carrying treasures and works of art. Team members are using a new underwater diving suit called the Exosuit that enables divers to descend to more that 300 meters underwater and stay there for hours… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/10/20/divers-use-super-suit-to-recover-ancient-greek-treasures euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts. Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-tech: http://www.youtube.com/subscriptio...

    published: 18 Nov 2014
  • Priceless Ancient Treasures Leave Greece for First Time | National Geographic

    Get an inside look at the largest collection of ancient Greek treasures ever to visit North America, The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great. Nat Geo Archaeology Fellow Fredrik Hiebert tells the story of these legendary artifacts of gold, marble and bronze from thousands of years of royalty, heroes and warriors. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/Nat...

    published: 28 May 2016
  • Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

    Κάνε subscribe στο CNN Greece: http://goo.gl/9awP7Y Ακολούθησε μας: Official website: http://goo.gl/TqkMqK Facebook: https://goo.gl/rL5VEp Instagram: https://goo.gl/AEuCvG Twitter: https://goo.gl/ycbIS5 LinkedIn: https://goo.gl/R1nHxO

    published: 08 Dec 2017
  • Greek treasures on display at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum

    More than 500 gold, silver and bronze exhibits from a royal tomb have gone on display at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum. They were discovered in the ancient palace of Aegae in Greece. On display is an incredibly delicate golden wreath of myrtle flowers. Some of the finds date to the early Iron Age (1000 - 700 BC). Macedonian art specialist, Dr Angeliki Kottaridi, said: "This exhibition is the most important Greek cultural event in many years.

    published: 10 Apr 2011
  • Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

    published: 18 Sep 2017
  • Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

    Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

    published: 21 Dec 2017
  • Greek SS02E17 Guilty Treasures

    published: 03 Jul 2016
  • Treasures Of Ancient Greece S01e01

    Treasures Of Ancient Greece S01e01

    published: 25 Nov 2016
  • Greek treasures go on display in Oxford

    Some of Greece's finest ancient treasures have gone on display in Oxford's Asholean Museum in Britain, even though some of the discoveries have never been seen by Greeks. They've been unearthed in a Royal complex belonging to Alexander the Great and his father Philip. As Malcolm Brabant reports from Vergina in Northern Greece, archaeologists have determined that Alexander's Macedonians were not only great warriors but revolutionary builders as well. Astons, Dr Angeliki Kottaridi, Chief Archaeologist, Vergina Dr Christopher Brown, Director Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

    published: 12 Apr 2011
  • Greek treasures on show

    A collection of treasured artworks and artefacts are on display as part of an exhibition at the Hellenic Club in Canberra.

    published: 18 May 2012
  • Treasures of The Greek Tourism 2017

    Treasures of The Greek Tourism 2017

    published: 18 Dec 2017
  • Greece: Ancient treasures of Alexander the Great's Dynasty and more

    published: 31 Jan 2017
  • Obelix Taverna & Greek Treasures in Tsilivi, Zakynthos, GREECE

    I personally recommend this two locations in Zakynthos island: OBELIX TAVERNA. Great place to eat and spend time on tis island! Tripadvisor: https://goo.gl/qBQKNM Facebook: https://goo.gl/ztv1J9 -------------- GREEK TREASURES in Zakynthos: An amazing variety of products produced and manufactured by our family, like olive oil, olives, raisins, wine, raki, oil cheese and liqueurs. More details: https://goo.gl/1sGUv0 Facebook: https://goo.gl/5Kphm8

    published: 26 Sep 2016
  • Το Treasures of Greek Tourism στις Διεθνείς Αγορές

    published: 11 Jan 2018
  • BBC: Alastair Sooke - Treasures Of Ancient Greece (episode 2 excerpt)

    Alastair Sooke: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alastair_Sooke Documentary: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05qqgrr © 2015 British Broadcasting Corporation "Treasures Of Ancient Greece - The Classical Revolution" Episode 02 Excerpt Script: "From GREECE's mountainous northern region known as MACEDONIA came a dynasty of warrior kings. [...] Here in 1977, archaeologists made an extraordinary discovery. Deep in a hillside near the small town of Vergina, they unearthed the royal burial site of MACEDON, including the tomb of PHILIP II, father of ALEXANDER THE GREAT. [...] Dominating the facade of PHILIP's tomb is this extraordinary survival - a rare original painting from Ancient GREECE. [...] We see a group of young men, some of them on horseback, out hunting wild beasts in a forested landscape...

    published: 07 Jun 2015
  • Treasures of Ancient Greece S01E01

    Treasures of Ancient Greece S01E01

    published: 27 Nov 2016
  • Ancient Rome and the Cultural Treasures of Greece

    By the 2nd century A.D. Greece was already steeped in myth, tradition and a rich history which made it a major tourist destination. "Travels through Greece" chronicles a journey with a Roman senator to the artistic and cultural treasures of Greece, including the welcoming agora of Corinth, the acoustically perfect Theatre at Epidaurus, the famous sporting competitions and chariot races of Olympia and the majestic temple of Zeus. The Byzantine Empire was the predominantly Greek-speaking continuation of the eastern half of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul), originally known as Byzantium. Often called the Eastern Roman Empire in this context, it survived the 5th century fragmentation and fall of the Western ...

    published: 15 Jun 2014
  • "THE ANTIKYTHERA SHIPWRECK The ship - the treasures - the Mechanism" (Greek)

    All antiquities recovered in 1900-1901 and 1976 from the legendary shipwreck off the islet of Antikythera, south of the Peloponnese, will be presented for the first time in a temporary exhibition from April 2012 and for a year at the National Archaeological Museum. The recovery of the shipwreck itself was the first major underwater archaeological expedition. It was undertaken by sponge divers, with the assistance of the Greek Royal Navy (1900-1901). The second underwater research was carried out in 1976 by the Greek Archaeological service and J.-Y. Cousteau's oceonographic "Calypso". The wreck is dated aproximately in 60-50 BC, though its cargo from the 4th to the 1st century BC. The study of the cargo will deal with the circulation and trade in the East Mediterranean from the point of ...

    published: 25 Apr 2012
  • Send them back: The Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Athens

    This debate took place at Cadogan Hall on 11th June 2012. Event info: What's all this nonsense about sending the Parthenon Marbles back to Greece? If Lord Elgin hadn't rescued them from the Parthenon in Athens and presented them to the British Museum almost 200 years ago, these exquisite sculptures -- the finest embodiment of the classical ideal of beauty and harmony -- would have been lost to the ravages of pollution and time. So we have every right to keep them: indeed, returning them would set a dangerous precedent, setting off a clamour for every Egyptian mummy and Grecian urn to be wrenched from the world's museums and sent back to its country of origin. It is great institutions like the British Museum that have established such artefacts as items of world significance: more people...

    published: 22 Jun 2012
  • (8) Lost Treasures of the Ancient World - Ancient Greece

    published: 28 Jan 2014
  • Greek history - Ecclesiastical treasures from Cappadocia to Pontus

    published: 04 Apr 2017
  • From the Land of the Golden Fleece: Tomb Treasures of Ancient Georgia

    Museum Director Dr Timothy Potts provides a personal introduction to this spectacular collection of 2000 year-old tomb and temple treasures from Ancient Georgia - the land to which the Greek hero Jason is fabled to have led the Argonauts in search of the Golden Fleece. This podcast looks at highlights from the exhibition, from ancient gold and silver jewellery to bronze sculpture and other magnificent funerary items. (This exhibition was shown at The Fitzwilliam Museum 2 October 2008 - 4 January 2009.)

    published: 17 Feb 2011
  • The underwater treasures of Fournoi

    Testimonies of ancient shipwrecks on the Aegean seabed

    published: 15 Dec 2016
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Ancient Greek Treasures

Ancient Greek Treasures

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A quick tour of some of the National Archeological Museum's amazing treasures. It is located in Athens, Greece. Don't miss it if you come to Athens. It is located near the Omonia Metro stop.
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Divers use super-suit to recover ancient Greek treasures

Divers use super-suit to recover ancient Greek treasures

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  • Updated: 18 Nov 2014
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"Back to Antikythera" is the new marine research project organized by The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) in Massachusetts, in partnership with the Greek Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities. The project aims to explore an area where, more than 2,000 years ago, a ship sank carrying treasures and works of art. Team members are using a new underwater diving suit called the Exosuit that enables divers to descend to more that 300 meters underwater and stay there for hours… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/10/20/divers-use-super-suit-to-recover-ancient-greek-treasures euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts. Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-tech: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronewsknowledge Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.
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Priceless Ancient Treasures Leave Greece for First Time | National Geographic

Priceless Ancient Treasures Leave Greece for First Time | National Geographic

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  • Updated: 28 May 2016
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Get an inside look at the largest collection of ancient Greek treasures ever to visit North America, The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great. Nat Geo Archaeology Fellow Fredrik Hiebert tells the story of these legendary artifacts of gold, marble and bronze from thousands of years of royalty, heroes and warriors. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Read more about the artifacts and the exhibition: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/05/Greeks-Geographic-exhibit-ancient-treasure-Agamemnon-Alexander-archaeology-museum/ Learn more about "The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great," coming to the National Geographic Museum June 1: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/thegreeks/ How a Giant T. rex Packs for a Road Trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6cFUCDDiGU SPECIAL THANKS: Kristen Romey VIDEOGRAPHER: Gabriella Garcia Pardo PRODUCER/EDITOR: Jim Burch Priceless Ancient Treasures Leave Greece for First Time | National Geographic https://youtu.be/PiA3b5lxTxQ National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

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  • Updated: 08 Dec 2017
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Κάνε subscribe στο CNN Greece: http://goo.gl/9awP7Y Ακολούθησε μας: Official website: http://goo.gl/TqkMqK Facebook: https://goo.gl/rL5VEp Instagram: https://goo.gl/AEuCvG Twitter: https://goo.gl/ycbIS5 LinkedIn: https://goo.gl/R1nHxO
https://wn.com/Treasures_Of_Greek_Tourism_2017
Greek treasures on display at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum

Greek treasures on display at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum

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  • Duration: 1:36
  • Updated: 10 Apr 2011
  • views: 529
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More than 500 gold, silver and bronze exhibits from a royal tomb have gone on display at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum. They were discovered in the ancient palace of Aegae in Greece. On display is an incredibly delicate golden wreath of myrtle flowers. Some of the finds date to the early Iron Age (1000 - 700 BC). Macedonian art specialist, Dr Angeliki Kottaridi, said: "This exhibition is the most important Greek cultural event in many years.
https://wn.com/Greek_Treasures_On_Display_At_Oxford's_Ashmolean_Museum
Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

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  • Duration: 1:01
  • Updated: 18 Sep 2017
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Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017

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  • Updated: 21 Dec 2017
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Greek SS02E17 Guilty Treasures

Greek SS02E17 Guilty Treasures

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  • Updated: 03 Jul 2016
  • views: 240
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https://wn.com/Greek_Ss02E17_Guilty_Treasures
Treasures Of Ancient Greece S01e01

Treasures Of Ancient Greece S01e01

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  • Updated: 25 Nov 2016
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Greek treasures go on display in Oxford

Greek treasures go on display in Oxford

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  • Updated: 12 Apr 2011
  • views: 4762
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Some of Greece's finest ancient treasures have gone on display in Oxford's Asholean Museum in Britain, even though some of the discoveries have never been seen by Greeks. They've been unearthed in a Royal complex belonging to Alexander the Great and his father Philip. As Malcolm Brabant reports from Vergina in Northern Greece, archaeologists have determined that Alexander's Macedonians were not only great warriors but revolutionary builders as well. Astons, Dr Angeliki Kottaridi, Chief Archaeologist, Vergina Dr Christopher Brown, Director Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
https://wn.com/Greek_Treasures_Go_On_Display_In_Oxford
Greek treasures on show

Greek treasures on show

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  • Duration: 4:20
  • Updated: 18 May 2012
  • views: 33
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A collection of treasured artworks and artefacts are on display as part of an exhibition at the Hellenic Club in Canberra.
https://wn.com/Greek_Treasures_On_Show
Treasures of The Greek Tourism 2017

Treasures of The Greek Tourism 2017

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  • Updated: 18 Dec 2017
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Greece: Ancient treasures of Alexander the Great's Dynasty and more

Greece: Ancient treasures of Alexander the Great's Dynasty and more

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  • Duration: 5:40
  • Updated: 31 Jan 2017
  • views: 657
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https://wn.com/Greece_Ancient_Treasures_Of_Alexander_The_Great's_Dynasty_And_More
Obelix Taverna & Greek Treasures in Tsilivi, Zakynthos, GREECE

Obelix Taverna & Greek Treasures in Tsilivi, Zakynthos, GREECE

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  • Updated: 26 Sep 2016
  • views: 622
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I personally recommend this two locations in Zakynthos island: OBELIX TAVERNA. Great place to eat and spend time on tis island! Tripadvisor: https://goo.gl/qBQKNM Facebook: https://goo.gl/ztv1J9 -------------- GREEK TREASURES in Zakynthos: An amazing variety of products produced and manufactured by our family, like olive oil, olives, raisins, wine, raki, oil cheese and liqueurs. More details: https://goo.gl/1sGUv0 Facebook: https://goo.gl/5Kphm8
https://wn.com/Obelix_Taverna_Greek_Treasures_In_Tsilivi,_Zakynthos,_Greece
Το Treasures of Greek Tourism στις Διεθνείς Αγορές

Το Treasures of Greek Tourism στις Διεθνείς Αγορές

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  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
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BBC: Alastair Sooke - Treasures Of Ancient Greece (episode 2 excerpt)

BBC: Alastair Sooke - Treasures Of Ancient Greece (episode 2 excerpt)

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Alastair Sooke: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alastair_Sooke Documentary: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05qqgrr © 2015 British Broadcasting Corporation "Treasures Of Ancient Greece - The Classical Revolution" Episode 02 Excerpt Script: "From GREECE's mountainous northern region known as MACEDONIA came a dynasty of warrior kings. [...] Here in 1977, archaeologists made an extraordinary discovery. Deep in a hillside near the small town of Vergina, they unearthed the royal burial site of MACEDON, including the tomb of PHILIP II, father of ALEXANDER THE GREAT. [...] Dominating the facade of PHILIP's tomb is this extraordinary survival - a rare original painting from Ancient GREECE. [...] We see a group of young men, some of them on horseback, out hunting wild beasts in a forested landscape. The first time, as far as we know, that landscape appeared with such prominence in GREEK art, almost as a subject in its own right. [...] This is a painting that's glamorous and elegant, recording a favourite pastime of the MACEDONIAN elite and it might even feature ALEXANDER himself - the youth on horseback in the middle, wearing a wreath, charging in for the kill. [...] A tantalising work of art, a glimpse of the many riches of GREEK painting which have been lost. Inside the complex of royal tombs excavators found a series of dazzling treasures. [...] This diadem that's just so delicate. This carefully composed flurry of tendrils and spirals, leaves and petals and flowers. [...] This is a new kind of GREEK art, different from anything we have seen. [...] This set of ivory figures was found inside PHILIP's tomb. Just look at that face - he's wily, wrinkled, supremely self-assured, a nugget of concentrated charisma. It is probably a portrait of PHILIP himself. And if it is, it represents a sea change in GREEK art [...]." GREECE ELLAS ELLADA MACEDONIA MAKEDONIA ALEXANDER PHILIP ALEKSANDROS ALEKSANDAR ΕΛΛΑΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΙΑ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΣ ГРЦИЈА МАКЕДОНИЈА АЛЕКСАНДАР ФИЛИП HISTORY ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ИСТОРИЈА ANCIENT ΑΡΧΑΙΑ АНТИЧКА NAME ΟΝΟΜΑ ИМЕ REPUBLIC ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ РЕПУБЛИКА YUGOSLAV ΓΙΟΥΓΚΟΣΛΑΒ ЈУГОСЛОВЕН TRUTH ΑΛΗΘΕΙΑ ВИСТИНА FYROM F.Y.R.O.M. ΠΓΔΜ Π.Γ.Δ.Μ. БЈРМ Б.Ј.Р.М.
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Treasures of Ancient Greece S01E01

Treasures of Ancient Greece S01E01

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  • Updated: 27 Nov 2016
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Ancient Rome and the Cultural Treasures of Greece

Ancient Rome and the Cultural Treasures of Greece

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  • Updated: 15 Jun 2014
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By the 2nd century A.D. Greece was already steeped in myth, tradition and a rich history which made it a major tourist destination. "Travels through Greece" chronicles a journey with a Roman senator to the artistic and cultural treasures of Greece, including the welcoming agora of Corinth, the acoustically perfect Theatre at Epidaurus, the famous sporting competitions and chariot races of Olympia and the majestic temple of Zeus. The Byzantine Empire was the predominantly Greek-speaking continuation of the eastern half of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul), originally known as Byzantium. Often called the Eastern Roman Empire in this context, it survived the 5th century fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire and continued to exist for an additional thousand years until it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. During most of its existence, the empire was the most powerful economic, cultural, and military force in Europe. Both "Byzantine Empire" and "Eastern Roman Empire" are historiographical terms created after the end of the realm; its citizens continued to refer to their empire as the Roman Empire (Ancient Greek: Βασιλεία Ῥωμαίων, tr. Basileia Rhōmaiōn; Latin: Imperium Romanum), and Romania (Ῥωμανία). Several events from the 4th to 6th centuries mark the transitional period during which the Roman Empire's east and west divided. In 285, the emperor Diocletian (r. 284--305) partitioned the Roman Empire's administration into eastern and western halves. Between 324 and 330, Constantine I (r. 306--337) transferred the main capital from Rome to Byzantium, later known as Constantinople ("City of Constantine") and Nova Roma ("New Rome").[n 1] Under Theodosius I (r. 379--395), Christianity became the Empire's official state religion and others such as Roman polytheism were proscribed. And finally, under the reign of Heraclius (r. 610--641), the Empire's military and administration were restructured and adopted Greek for official use instead of Latin. Thus, although it continued the Roman state and maintained Roman state traditions, modern historians distinguish Byzantium from ancient Rome insofar as it was oriented towards Greek rather than Latin culture, and characterised by Orthodox Christianity rather than Roman polytheism.
https://wn.com/Ancient_Rome_And_The_Cultural_Treasures_Of_Greece
"THE ANTIKYTHERA SHIPWRECK  The ship - the treasures - the Mechanism" (Greek)

"THE ANTIKYTHERA SHIPWRECK The ship - the treasures - the Mechanism" (Greek)

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  • Updated: 25 Apr 2012
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All antiquities recovered in 1900-1901 and 1976 from the legendary shipwreck off the islet of Antikythera, south of the Peloponnese, will be presented for the first time in a temporary exhibition from April 2012 and for a year at the National Archaeological Museum. The recovery of the shipwreck itself was the first major underwater archaeological expedition. It was undertaken by sponge divers, with the assistance of the Greek Royal Navy (1900-1901). The second underwater research was carried out in 1976 by the Greek Archaeological service and J.-Y. Cousteau's oceonographic "Calypso". The wreck is dated aproximately in 60-50 BC, though its cargo from the 4th to the 1st century BC. The study of the cargo will deal with the circulation and trade in the East Mediterranean from the point of view of the aesthetic taste of the rising Roman elite in the end of the Hellenistic Era and the Rome's democratic period. www.visitgreece.gr
https://wn.com/The_Antikythera_Shipwreck_The_Ship_The_Treasures_The_Mechanism_(Greek)
Send them back: The Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Athens

Send them back: The Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Athens

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  • Updated: 22 Jun 2012
  • views: 137752
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This debate took place at Cadogan Hall on 11th June 2012. Event info: What's all this nonsense about sending the Parthenon Marbles back to Greece? If Lord Elgin hadn't rescued them from the Parthenon in Athens and presented them to the British Museum almost 200 years ago, these exquisite sculptures -- the finest embodiment of the classical ideal of beauty and harmony -- would have been lost to the ravages of pollution and time. So we have every right to keep them: indeed, returning them would set a dangerous precedent, setting off a clamour for every Egyptian mummy and Grecian urn to be wrenched from the world's museums and sent back to its country of origin. It is great institutions like the British Museum that have established such artefacts as items of world significance: more people see the Marbles in the BM than visit Athens every year. Why send them back to relative obscurity? But aren't such arguments a little too imperialistic? All this talk of visitor numbers and dangerous precedents -- doesn't it just sound like an excuse for Britain to hold on to dubiously acquired treasures that were removed without the consent of the Greek people to whom they culturally and historically belong? That's what Lord Byron thought, and now Stephen Fry is taking up the cause. We should return the Marbles as a gesture of solidarity with Greece in its financial distress, says Fry, and as a mark of respect for the cradle of democracy and the birthplace of rational thought.
https://wn.com/Send_Them_Back_The_Parthenon_Marbles_Should_Be_Returned_To_Athens
(8) Lost Treasures of the Ancient World - Ancient Greece

(8) Lost Treasures of the Ancient World - Ancient Greece

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  • Updated: 28 Jan 2014
  • views: 1973
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Greek history - Ecclesiastical treasures from Cappadocia to Pontus

Greek history - Ecclesiastical treasures from Cappadocia to Pontus

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  • Updated: 04 Apr 2017
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https://wn.com/Greek_History_Ecclesiastical_Treasures_From_Cappadocia_To_Pontus
From the Land of the Golden Fleece: Tomb Treasures of Ancient Georgia

From the Land of the Golden Fleece: Tomb Treasures of Ancient Georgia

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  • Duration: 16:06
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2011
  • views: 13206
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Museum Director Dr Timothy Potts provides a personal introduction to this spectacular collection of 2000 year-old tomb and temple treasures from Ancient Georgia - the land to which the Greek hero Jason is fabled to have led the Argonauts in search of the Golden Fleece. This podcast looks at highlights from the exhibition, from ancient gold and silver jewellery to bronze sculpture and other magnificent funerary items. (This exhibition was shown at The Fitzwilliam Museum 2 October 2008 - 4 January 2009.)
https://wn.com/From_The_Land_Of_The_Golden_Fleece_Tomb_Treasures_Of_Ancient_Georgia
The underwater treasures of Fournoi

The underwater treasures of Fournoi

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  • Duration: 10:43
  • Updated: 15 Dec 2016
  • views: 177
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Testimonies of ancient shipwrecks on the Aegean seabed
https://wn.com/The_Underwater_Treasures_Of_Fournoi
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