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Alexander the Great

Visitors Swarm Treasures of Alexander the Great

The exhibition, Alexander the Great 2,000 Years of Treasures, which is hosted at the Australian Museum in Sydney, has attracted a record number of visitors. “The number of visitors exceeded all expectations” said the Director of the Museum Frank...

Alexanderland Theme Park in Thessaloniki

With tension still high with the neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) for trying to claim Alexander the Great as its own, Thessaloniki has responded with a theme park called Alexanderland to present his life and work. It is...

East of Athens Show in Sydney

To coincide with the Alexander the Great: 2000 Years of Treasures exhibition, the Greek Festival of Sydney has collaborated with the Australian Museum to present the Empire Music program. The influence of Alexander’s empire celebrated through three music events,...

British Academic Says Alexander Crossdresser

Milennia after he conquered the then-known world, Alexander the Great's legacy is still being debated and now an academic from Newcastle University, in a lecture at the British Museum, said the the great Greek was bisexual, a notion that...

Virtual Museum on Alexander the Great in Naousa

'The virtual museum of Alexander the Great: from the ages to the world', is the name of the website that will be activated by the Greek Superintendence of Antiquities. The announcement was made during the course of an international...

Alexander the Great Exhibit Big Draw

The coming exhibit featuring Alexander the Great has drawn big interest with The Australian Museum in Sydney launching a special website, which beyond the ticket promotion, contains a range of information for the event that will kick off on...

Alexandria Aligned to the Rising Sun

According to a new research, the ancient city of Alexandria may have been built around a solar event occurring during Alexander the Great's lifetime. Researchers used simulation software to plot the rise of the sun for the day he...

Alexander the Great, 2000 Years of Treasures Comes to Sydney

The Australian Museum in Sydney will stage an exhibit of Alexander The Great, giving Greek-Australians and lovers of Greek history a chance to see some of the treasures of his world empire. The Australian Diaspora has planned a public...

Alexander the Great to Conquer Sydney in November

On the 11th of June 323 BC, Alexander died  at the young  age of 32. He earned the name "The Great" due to his fame as never having lost a battle as a military leader. Physically, Alexander  even by...

Philip II of Macedonia Statue in Skopje Defies NATO

One day after NATO's statement that FYROM should solve the Macedonian name problem, before entering NATO, Skopje put up the statue of Philip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great, in downtown Skopje. A year before, they also erected...