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Greeks – Even Alexander The Great – Have Loved Ice Cream for Centuries

How long have the Greeks had a love affair with ice cream? How about since at least one hundred years before Alexander the Great? In fact, ancient Greeks were attracted to “ices” as early as the fifth century BC. In those...

Artifact With 2,000-Year-Old Greek Inscription Discovered in Kurdistan

Archaeologists in the Iraqi region of Duhok have unearthed a stone artifact dating back to 165 BC which has an inscription in Greek. According to the inscription, which has been translated into Kurdish by scholars, the over 2,000-year-old stone dates...

The Palace where Alexander the Great was Born to Open for Visitors Next Summer

Greece's Ministry of Culture estimates that the palace in Pella where Alexander the Great was born will be open for visitors next summer, according to an Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) report. When the relics of the building which was excavated...

Archaeological Museum of Pella Receives Prestigious Award

The Archaeological Museum of Pella, in the northern Greek region of Macedonia, was recently given the coveted 2020 Traveler's Choice Award by the international travel website Tripadvisor. The award is given to businesses, attractions, and monuments which consistently receive...