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Repercussions for Greece After Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan

As the world watches foreign nationals and Afghans evacuated from Kabul following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the repercussions for Greece are twofold. The Greek government hopes to circumvent a mass migration of Afghan refugees as well as preserve...

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.

Volcano, Climatic Instability Caused Destruction of Hellenistic City in Egypt

The hiatus in Berenike, a Hellenistic city in Egypt, was a combination of volcanic eruptions and drought, scientists say

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...

The Greek Archaeologist in Search of the Tomb of Alexander the Great

For over fifteen long years, Greek archaeologist Calliope Limneos-Papakosta has been searching for the priceless tomb of Alexander the Great.

The Influence of Alexander the Great on Indian and World Cuisine

Customs, flavors and rituals linking food to the sacred and divine had an enormous upheaval during the time of Alexander the Great.

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.

Karaftu Caves, The Mysterious Lair of Hercules in Western Iran

The Caves of Karaftu are a magnificent spectacle formed by both nature and human activity over the course of millennia.

The Most Elite Special Forces of Ancient Greece

The special forces of Ancient Greece, from the Band of Thebes to the Hetairoi of the army of Alexander the Great, became legend in history

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.