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Memories of the Road to Constantinople: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

“Today we view Hagia Sophia as an architectural achievement withstanding earthquakes. Famous for its dome. It is the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture,” said attorney...

May Day 2020 Greece Inspires Love of Nature

Greek-American News Protomagia (May 1st) is International Labor Day in Greece. It is a holiday where people traditionally go to the countryside for picnics, to...

In Byzantine Footsteps: Church St. Mary of Blachernae

By: Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor Visiting the historical Church of St. Mary of Blachernae or Panagia Blachernae Church in Constantinople (Istanbul) known to Greeks made...

On the Road in Greece: St. Demetrios Cathedral of Thessaloniki

By Catherine Tsounis“There was a historic St. Demetrios. His bones are here. There is historical proof,” explained attorney Panagiota Petropoulou during our recent Kapogiannis...

Lecture on the World of Byzantine Princess Anna Comnena with Armenian Roots

“It is the mark of a bad general when all is peaceful, to incite his neighbors to war intentionally-for peace is the objective of...

Greek-American Doctor’s Research Tackles the Tough Armor of Pancreatic Cancer

By David Bjorkgren, Senior EditorSpecial to the Hellenic News Dr. Despina Siolas has wanted to build an arsenal to fight cancer ever since her mother...

On the Road in Greece: Toy shopping at Moustakas Toy Store

By Catherine TsounisNo one ever forgets a toy that made him or her supremely happy as a child, even if that toy is replaced...

On the Road in Greece: Asclepeion at Epidaurus

BThe Library of Alexandria contained the scientific knowledge of the ancient world. The  troops of Julius Caesar accidentally burned the library during...

On the Road in Greece: June 17, 2018, A Black Day in Greece’s History

by Professor Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor“Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it,”  Winston Churchill. “With a signature, Prime Minister of Greece...

On the Road in Greece: In Search of Baklava

by Professor Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor I went in search of the perfect Baklava in the summer of 2018.  In 2003, I tasted a phenomenal...

Dr. John G Siolas Honored with the Faculty Mission Award Certificate

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor            The Vincentian Center for Church and Society honored Dr. John G. Siolas of Bayside and Mattituck with the Faculty Mission...

In the Footsteps of Byzantium: Meeting the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Etchmiadzin, Armenia

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor “The Armenian Church, the depository of patriotism and faith, had preserved the old culture. It was the church which revived...

In the Footsteps of Byzantium: Emperor Justinian in the Basilica of St. Vitale

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor “Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent."1Emperor Justinian of the East Roman Byzantine Empire.The...

In the Footsteps of Byzantium: Empress Theodora of St. Vitale Basilica

by Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor“I know it's the belief that women should never show daring in front of men. Never be bold when men...

On the Road in Greece: The Tositsa Museum of Metsovo

By Catherine Tsounis Kapogiannis Tours took us to Metsovo to see a way off life that is now history. The Tositsa’s Museum is a priceless...

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Stephania Haralabidis: World champion water polo player

World champion water polo player Stephania Haralabidis chatted with HNA's Markos Papadatos about her career in the sport, her plans for 2021, and her...

Visiting the Heart and Soul of Greece: The Peloponessos

BY AURELIA During the last five summers, I had visited and spent time on more than a dozen Greek islands, including Crete, Corfu, Mykonos, and...

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Η κυπριακή τραγωδία και ο Μακάριος

Ανδρέας Θεοφάνους* Με την πάροδο του χρόνου αυξάνονται τα επικριτικά δημοσιεύματα και τα αρνητικά σχόλια για τον ρόλο του Μακαρίου στη σύγχρονη κυπριακή ιστορία. Ενώ...

Έλληνες: οι χτίστες της οικουμένης – Τούρκοι: η μάστιγα της οικουμένης

Κάποιος Ιμπραχίμ (από το βιβλικό Αβραάμ βεβαίως), το φερέφωνο του Ερντογάν, δήλωσε, μεταξύ άλλων αθλίων, πρόσφατα ότι  “Οι Έλληνες δεν έχουν καμμία σχέση με...