Home Tags Alexander the Great

Tag: Alexander the Great

Greece to Restore Palace of Pella, the Birthplace of Alexander the Great

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided earlier this week to approve a study which aims to preserve, restore and put on display two buildings...

Athens’ Alexander the Great Statue Vandalized With Graffiti

Just a few days after the official unveiling of the statue of Alexander the Great in central Athens, unknown vandals painted slogans on its...

Alexander The Great Statue Unveiled in Athens

A stunning bronze statue of Alexander the Great was unveiled in central Athens on Friday morning by the Mayor of Athens, George Kaminis. The low-key...

First — and Only — Statue of Alexander the Great in Athens to...

The statue of Alexander the Great was raised in central Athens on Wednesday morning by workers from the municipality of Athens. The statue is located...

The Astounding, Immortal Story of Alexander the Great

Alexander III, the "Basileus of Macedon", the "Hegemon of the Hellenic League", the "Shahanshah" of Persia, the "Pharaoh" of Egypt and the "Lord of...

New Theory on What Killed Alexander the Great

The untimely death of Alexander the Great, on June 10, 323 B.C. in Babylon, has long been a topic of hot debate by historians. The...

Hike and Mountainbike Across Greece with Alexander the Great

A series of new hiking and mountainbiking tours were presented by Greek tourist agencies as part of the "Cities of Alexander the Great" initiative...

The Anniversary of the Discovery of King Philip II’s Tomb

The discovery of the tomb of Philip II, King of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great, is one of the most important archaeological...

Discover The First ‘University’ in The World, Macedonia’s School of Aristotle

A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle located are just two miles from the contemporary town...

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...

LATEST