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The Ancient Greek Sovereign Queen of India

A Greek queen, who compared herself to the goddess Athena, and became the ruler of Punjab, India set the precedence for female sovereigns in Ancient and Medieval India. She was the wife of the second greatest Buddhist emperor in...

The Ancient Greek Kingdoms of China

  Most are unaware that there were Ancient Greek kingdoms in China and that Hellenism spread all the way to Japan and Korea via India. However, the fact is that the Greeks were indeed in China, and, in addition to this,...

The Μost Ιnnovative Greeks Τhroughout Ηistory

Selecting the most innovative Greeks from ancient times to modernity is not an easy task. From Plato to Eleftherios Venizelos, Greek history is filled with people who thought and acted differently than their contemporaries. Thanos Veremis, a leading Greek historian...

Demosthenes, the Ancient Greek Orator and Politician

Demosthenes is considered the most important orator of antiquity and of all times, as many of his speeches were studied by students of rhetoric for centuries

Alexander the Great’s Assassination and the Location of the Lost Tomb

Every time we hear of the historical name of Alexander the Great, we think of the greatest of the Greek conquerors who reigned over an empire where the sun never set. Some even believe that Alexander's very existence was...

Ancient Greek Military Strategies Still Used Today

Ancient Greece is often lauded for its contributions to philosophy, politics, and culture. However, its citizens were also innovators of military theory and practice. For modern militaries and military thinkers, their history is thus replete with valuable case studies on...

Alexander the Great May Have Died of Pancreatic Necrosis, Scientists Say

Alexander the Great may have died of pancreatic necrosis, not from any other disease that has previously speculated about, including malaria or pneumonia, according to the results of a recent Greek study. Dr. Thomas Gerasimidis, Professor of Medicine emeritus at...

Ancient Greek Laws Against Tyrants

Ancient Greek laws against tyrants is a very fine subject to explore. Ancient Greece is known for its emerging democracy, many of which sentenced them to death. Scholarly observers have defined classical Athens as a direct democracy. Some have quarrelled...

The History of Horses in Ancient Greece

Horses in Ancient Greece have always held particular significance, and they played an almost mythological role in its history. The ancient Greeks looked upon them as the noblest of creatures and, as such, they became a permanent feature of...

What Caused the Untimely Death of 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 leading theories as to what killed the 33-year-old warrior—infection, alcoholism, or murder—still don't explain the...