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Archaeologist May Have Found Tomb of Alexander the Great’s Mother

If a Greek archaeologist is correct, the tomb belonging to Olympias, Alexander the Great's mother, may have been found in Korinos Pieria, in central Macedonia. The possible discovery of the long-sought tomb of the greatest of Greece's historic generals and...

North Macedonia’s Zaev Resigns After Election Defeat

North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said on Sunday that he was resigning following his party’s defeat in municipal elections over the weekend. “I take the responsibility for the results of these elections. I resign as Prime Minister,” Zaev said...

Kaimaktsalan: Greece’s Winter Mykonos

Palaios Agios Athanasios or Tsegani is a traditional village at the foot of Mount Vorras or Kaimaktsalan, on the Piperitsa summit, next to Lake Vegoritida in Western Macedonia.

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

October 13 Marks The Death of Macedonia’s Heroic Officer, Pavlos Melas

October 13 is the day that marks the death of one of the most important defenders of Macedonia's struggle for freedom -- the Hellenic Army officer Pavlos Melas. Melas, born in 1870 in the French city of Marseille, was the...

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...

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...

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...

Tomb of Amphipolis, Ancient Wonder of the World, to be Rebuilt

The Tomb of Amphipolis, considered to be one of the ancient Wonders of the World, will soon be rebuilt, showcasing the remnants of the original tomb by means of a glass floor. The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport  announced...

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...