levelfivepidgey:I love them so much I know thi…

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I love them so much

I know this is a Roman blog but like any Roman I am compelled to express my admiration of / fascination with all things Greek.

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Traces of First Ancient Greek Colonists in 7th…

Traces of First Ancient Greek Colonists in 7th Century BC Found under Byzantine City at Bulgaria’s Chernomorets on Black Sea Coast

Cape Chervenka (in the front) on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast harbors the ruins of the Early Byzantine city of Chrisosotira / Talaskara, and, as it turns out, traces from the very first Ancient Greek colonists on the Western Black Sea coast. Photo: National Museum of History

Archaeological layers with remains from the earliest Ancient Greek colonists, or settlers, on today’s Bulgarian Black Sea…

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Italy, Europol Bust 23 Suspects, Seize 10,000 …

Italy, Europol Bust 23 Suspects, Seize 10,000 Roman, Greek Artifacts Looted from Calabria in Operation ‘Achaeans’

Ancient Greek pottery vessels mined illegally in Calabria seized by European police forces in Operation “Archaeans”. Photo: Europol

A massive police operation codenamed “Achaeans” against treasure hunting and the trafficking of archaeological artifacts carried out in Italy, France, Germany, Serbia, and the UK, has led to the arrests of 23 suspects and the seizure of some 10,000 artifacts from the…

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Early humans reached Greek island 200,000 year…

Early humans reached Greek island 200,000 years ago, changing picture of spread from Africa:

Interesting. They reached Naxos because the Aegean Sea didn’t exist, so they walked. We know so little, ultimately. Fantastic new discoveries all the time.

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