Flying enthusiasts watch Hellenic Air Force helicopters participate in the Tanagra International Air Show, part of Athens Flying Week, at the Tanagra Air Base on Saturday. The air show, which took place for the eighth year in a row, drew some 60,000 visitors from across Greece and 4,000 from abroad.
A 3.8-magnitude earthquake rattled the region of Boeotia in central Greece on Monday and was also felt in Athens.
According to a preliminary reading of the Institute of Geodynamics, the tremor struck 17 km southeast of the town of Thiva and at a depth of 5 km.
No damages or injuries were immediately reported.
To visit the new Archaeological Museum of Thebes is to travel through time, space and myth. The journey is much longer and the experience much greater than the one-hour drive from Athens would suggest. This is not only because of the museum and its great exhibition ranging from Boeotia's prehistory right up to the establishment of the modern Greek state.
Brendan Burke, associate professor and department chair of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, will deliver a lecture at the International Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies (DIKEMES) titled "Bronze Age and Archaic Boeotia: New Research at Ancient Eleon" on Tuesday, February 14.