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Aegae: The Cradle of Ancient Macedonia

The archaeological site of Aegae, next to the contemporary town of Vergina, is located 65 km (40 miles) west of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece’s province...

Heavy Metal Giants Iron Maiden Wave the Greek Flag at Athens Show

Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden, a band immensely popular in Greece, played to a sold-out crowd in Malakasa, near Athens, with singer Bruce Dickinson...

The Miracle Berry that Fueled Alexander and his Macedonian Army’s Conquests

Scientists say that a superfood berry was widely consumed by Alexander the Great and his Macedonian army as they set out to conquer the...

President of India Visits Greece, Hails Alexander the Great

President of India Ram Nath Kovind while visiting Greece earlier in the week praised the contribution of Alexander the Great to the history of...

Statue of Alexander the Great Removed from Skopje Airport (photos)

  The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia government has taken down "Alexander the Great" signs and a statue depicting the Greek hero from Skopje's main...

Restored Ancient Greek Palace Gets Ready for Visitors

Work is proceeding at a rapid rate to prepare the ancient Greek palace of Philip II at Aigai, in the Pella region, for public...

Alexander the Great Signs Officially Scrapped in FYROM

FYROM has officially scrapped any reference to Alexander the Great in its key infrastructure by renaming its main airport and highway as part of concessions...

FYROM ‘Ready’ to Give Up Claims on Alexander the Great

The left-wing prime minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) says he is ready to renounce his country’s claim to the legacy...

Wikipedia Robots Fight Over Alexander the Great

Humans and software robots (bots) fight over the content of the Alexander the Great entry in Wikipedia, according to new British scientific research. The research...

Important Ancient Macedonian Monument in Thessaloniki Open to Public

The bicameral Macedonian tomb from 4th-3rd century BC bearing the name "Makridis Bey" -- after the Ottoman architect who discovered it -- is open...

Vergina Opens Doors to New Historical Museum in 2017

A new museum in Vergina has received some 4.5 million euro funding approval from the EU and is set to open in 2017 under...

Philippi’s Strong Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Monuments List

Greece will travel to the 40th annual meeting of UNESCO World Heritage in Istanbul with a positive recommendation that will probably include the archaeological...

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