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Description of Alexandria’s Lighthouse Found in Ancient Chinese Writings

Contact between the Mediterranean and China was practically non-existent in the ancient and medieval periods; however, in the 13th century, a Chinese official described...

The Story of Alexandria, the Jewel of the Ancient Greek World

Alexandria, the world-renowned ancient Greek metropolis was founded by Alexander the Great approximately in the year 331 BC. After conquering Phoenicia in 332 BC,...

The Lighthouse of Alexandria: An Ancient Greek Engineering Marvel

The Lighthouse of Alexandria, the last standing of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was an engineering marvel that served to guide ships...

Who Burned the Library of Alexandria?

The ancient Library of Alexandria was one of the greatest human achievements in antiquity. It was a vast collection of knowledge from countless and...

Greek University Opens Branch in Alexandria, Egypt

The Greek University of Patras announced recently that is opening a branch in Alexandria, Egypt in a first-of-its-kind move by a Greek higher education...

The Greeks of Alexandria, Egypt

The story of Hellenism in Alexandria goes back more than two millennia, when Alexander the Great established the city.

2,200 Year Old Alexander the Great Statue Discovered in Alexandria

The Ministry of Antiquities in Cairo has recently discovered a statue of Alexander the Great within an ancient "residential and commercial zone" in Alexandria...

Ancient Library of Alexandria One of Greatest Treasures of Mankind

The ancient Library of Alexandria, built in the city that was the brainchild of Alexander the Great, was one of the greatest wonders of...

Ancient Greek Necropolis of Alexandria Opens to Public

An ancient Greek necropolis of the Hellenistic Era near the present-day Library of Alexandria, Egypt, is set to open to the public from May...

The Sinking of Alexandria: Facing Up to the Catastrophe Coming

The Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, Egypt is in danger of vanishing under waves within decades. Alexander the Great's metropolis on the Nile Delta...