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Alexander the Great

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...

Australian Museum To Welcome Alexander The Great

(Original Story in Greek By Inga Athanasiadou) 'Alexander the Great: 2000 years of treasures' exhibition will be presented at the Australian Museum of Sydney. According to an announcement on the museum's website, it is the largest collection of treasures ever to...

Greek Antiquities "Reburied for Lack of Funds"

Lack of funding in crisis-hit Greece has stymied archaeological research and leads experts to rebury valuable discoveries to better protect them, a Greek daily reported on Friday. "Mother Earth is the best protector of our antiquities," Michalis Tiverios, a professor...

Italian Actor Οmero Antonutti: “I Owe My Cinema Career to Theo Angelopoulos”

“I owe my career in the cinema to Theodoros Angelopoulos” said Omero Antonutti to Greek news agency ANA-MPA. The Italian actor and protagonist of the award-winning “Alexander the Great” (Megalexandros) remembers how his career had taken an upward turn...

The Greek and the Phoenicia in the Mediterranean

''The Greek and the Phoenicia in the Mediterranean crossroads": this is the impressive title of the important exhibition which has just been inaugurated in Thessaloniki, in northern Greece. The exhibition focuses on the deep connections between the two great civilizations...