Why is the ancient Greeks so obsessed with coffee? [New York Times]

Posted August 18, 2018 07:01:02 The Ancient Greeks used to love coffee, a coffee-infused beverage popular among their ancient culture, but coffee history has a long history of over-interpretation.Here are some of the myths about the ancient coffee drink that we’ve heard over the years.Myth #1: The Ancient Greek Coffee Drink was actually a Tea, and Not Coffee.This myth has […]

The origins of chocolate are in Greek history

The origins and use of chocolate date back to the ancient Greeks.In ancient Greece, there were many varieties of chocolate.However, there is no evidence that any chocolate was used for the production of the drink chocolate as we know it today.The first chocolate was probably produced from milk, and it was a kind of hard chocolate.It was made from a […]

How to Get Your Own History Show on PBS

PBS announced on Tuesday that it will air a documentary titled The Pawnbrokers: The Real Story Behind the Greatest Fraud in History.The project, directed by David E. Schilling, features interviews with some of the world’s most prominent pawnbrokers including Paul Otellini, who is a former president of the International Association of Professional Ciphers and the former head of the American […]