Mythology

Troy: Power of the image, triumph of the word

In the beginning was the wind. The wind that precedes humanity and will survive us. The wind that brought the Achaeans and Danaans and other Greek warriors to the shore of Asia Minor to conquer Troy, the wind that obstructed their campaign until their lead king sacrificed a daughter to the cause. Without the wind turning there would have been no war, there would be no poem.

Ancient Tenea yields secrets

A Roman oil lamp depicting Trojan hero Aeneas carrying his father, inspired by Virgil's epic "The Aeneid," was among the many artifacts unearthed at the site of ancient Tenea which was discovered in 2018 during excavations at Chiliomodi in Corinthia. This season's dig at Tenea revealed a 500-square meter Roman baths complex.

Le Danaidi | Epidaurus | August 2-3

Director Natasha Triantafylli presents "Le Danaidi," a 17th-century tragedy by Andreas Kalvos, at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus on August 2 and 3. Based on the myth of the Danaids, "Le Danaidi" tells the story of Danaus, King of Libya, who marries off his 50 daughters to the 50 sons of the king of Egypt.

The most Expensive Apple in the World, Worth EUR 100 Thousand Grows in Plovdiv Garden

The most expensive apple in the world grows in the village of Trilistnik in Plovdiv. It costs 100,000 euros and will become the property of only one woman.

The unique fruit is now ripe in the orchard of Krasimir Kumchev in the village of Trilistnik in Plovdiv, Nova TV reported. The farmer grows 700 acres of apples. Most of them produce for consumption and another for boutique gifts.

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