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1915 – The Armenian Genocide begins

24 April

The Armenian Genocide was the Ottoman government’s systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects inside their historic homeland, which lies within the present-day Republic of Turkey. 310 more words


1184 BC – Traditional date of the fall of Troy

24 April

In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans (Greeks) after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta. 97 more words


Stolen Greek Artefacts discovered by Italian Police

Over 250 Greek artefacts dating from the 2nd to the 5th Centuries BC were discovered during a raid for illegal weapons near the Sicilian city of Enna. 49 more words


529 – First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis is issued

7 April

The Corpus Iuris Civilis (“Body of Civil Law”) is the modern name for a collection of fundamental works in jurisprudence, issued from 529 to 534 by order of Justinian I, Eastern Roman Emperor. 442 more words


Pork belly & lemony leeks

This pork belly dish definitely fits the ‘special occasion’ category in our home. It takes a while to prepare but the results are worth it. 470 more words


A handy resource for identifying Greek vases and their uses



Tarpon Springs, FL is the Greek capital of the United States (highest Greek American population). Also, the place to buy big sea sponges. Just a few miles miles and many strip malls south of us (Homosassa River, FL), we were intrigued to bring you a wonderful Greek experience, slowly becoming one of our favorite cuisines. 635 more words