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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...

2,200 Year Old Alexander the Great Statue Discovered in Alexandria

The Ministry of Antiquities in Cairo has recently discovered a statue of Alexander the Great within an ancient "residential and commercial zone" in Alexandria that they believe was a trade center in the region during the Ptolemaic period. The archaeologists...

The Greek Archaeologist Who Discovered Alexander’s City of Bactria

Prominent Russian archaeologist of Greek-Pontic descent Victor Sarigiannidis is the man who discovered the ancient city of Bactria

Alexander the Great Campaigns Influenced Egyptian, World Cuisine

Alexander the Great had an enormous influence on the ancient world as a result of the Greek conqueror's military campaigns, including Egypt.

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...

Greek Descendants of the Seleucid Dynasty in Today’s Kyrgyzstan

The Seleucid Dynasty, founded by Seleucus I Nicator ("the Victor"), a general who served under Alexander the Great, has descendants in today's Kyrgyzstan—2,300 years later. Kubanychbek Kendirbaev, a history researcher and director of Seleucia, a Public Charitable Fund he established...

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

Bactria: The Ancient Greek State in Afghanistan

Bactria, a huge area in todays' Afghanistan, was the eastern edge of the ancient Greek empire, established by Alexander the Great.

Conquests of Alexander the Great Left Traces in Modern Cuisine

Alexander the Great had an enormous influence on the cultures of the ancient world as a result of his military campaigns across the Near East.