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The Astounding 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 Asia" -- better known as Alexander the Great -- was one of the most significant...

July 22, 1943: The Day Greeks Rebelled Against the Nazis for Macedonia

Greeks have a love affair with Macedonia, and even during the Nazi occupation gave their lives for keeping the province Greek.

Census in Greece: Population Shrinks by 3.5 Percent to 10,432,481

The population in Greece has shrunk by 3.5 percent during the last decade according to the census published on Tuesday by the Greek Statistical Service (ELSTAT). According to the preliminary data of the country-wide census of 2021, the current population...

Kastoria: The Lakeside Gem of Northwestern Greece

Kastoria is a beautiful lakeside city in northwestern Greece famous for its fur and leather trade and its rich history that goes as far back as Byzantium

The Archaeological Mystery of Aristotle’s Tomb

A Greek archaeologist potentially made one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in decades when he claimed in 2016 that he had found the tomb of one of the most important ancient Greek philosophers, Aristotle, during excavations at the...

The School of Aristotle: One of the First ‘Universities’ in the World

A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle are located just two miles from the contemporary town of Naoussa in the Greek region of Macedonia. Located in the region of Esvoria along the...

Aegae: The Cradle of Ancient Macedonia

The archaeological site of Aegae next to the contemporary town of Vergina was the first capital of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia. The site is located 65 km (40 miles) west of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece’s province of...

Alexander the Great’s Tomb: All the Claims in One of History’s Greatest Mysteries

For over 2,300 years, researchers and historians are trying to find the Alexander the Great Tomb, something that remains one of the world's greatest mysteries

Six Reasons to Visit Thessaloniki This Summer

Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, is both historic and avant-garde, and an ideal destination for a short city break.

Memo to Dating App Bumble: Macedonia is Greece

Online dating application Bumble has been using the word "Macedonia" instead of the internationally recognized term North Macedonia to geolocate its users. Users recently complained to Bumble, which is the second-most popular dating app in the U.S. after Tinder, about...