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October 22, 2021

Rhodes and the Order of Saint John

The Order of Saint John, also known as Knights Hospitaller, was a religious order formed in the 11th century AD, with the primary objective of serving […]
September 15, 2021

The 12 Gods of Olympus

In ancient Greek religion, the 12 gods of Olympus were the principal gods of the Greek pantheon and so named because of their residency on Mount […]
August 25, 2021

5 Important Personalities of Rhodes

Rhodes has a deep and fascinating history stretching from the ancient world to the modern era. In the ancient era, Rhodes was a major trade center […]
August 11, 2021

5+1 Fun Facts about the Olympic Games

Olympic Games, the world’s most prestigious athletic event held once every 4 years. Here are 5+1 of the most amazing facts to help you appreciate the […]
April 28, 2021

Travel Guide 2021 – The best things to visit in Rhodes Town

Let’s find out things to do in Rhodes. Rhodes Town dates back to 408 BC and is located on the northern end of the Dodecanese’s Rhodes […]
November 19, 2020

The iconic Greek ship, Trireme!

Ancient Greeks during the 5th century BC, managed to perfect the ultimate oar-powered warship. That ship would make whoever owned it, victorious against his enemies.The Trireme […]
November 11, 2020

“The Colossus of Rhodes”, the lost wonder of the ancient world

One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Colossus of Rhodes was the giant bronze statue dedicated to the God Helios graced the old harbor […]
August 30, 2020

The magnetizing acropolises of Rhodes

Greece has a rich history that goes back to mythological times and never truly seizes to amaze up to this day. The events taking place during […]
July 28, 2020

The history of an island rooted in Mythology

There have been infinite folklores that are posing as myths now, regarding various phenomena, historical events or other occurrences that are attributed to Gods, muses and […]