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Demosthenes, the Ancient Greek Orator and Politician

Demosthenes is considered the most important orator of antiquity and of all times, as many of his speeches were studied by students of rhetoric for centuries

Every Guy on TikTok Wants To Look Like Alexander the Great

The New York Times published a long-form article on Thursday exploring the relationship between TikTok's trendiest male hairstyle and its unexpected inspiration... Alexander the Great. Yes, you heard that right: it seems that Alexander the Great is still conquering the...

Scientists Say Alexander the Great May Have Died of Pancreatic Necrosis

Alexander the Great may have died of pancreatic necrosis, not from any other disease that has previously speculated about, including malaria or pneumonia, according to the results of a recent Greek study. Dr. Thomas Gerasimidis, Professor of Medicine emeritus at...

The Anniversary of the Discovery of Philip of Macedon’s Tomb

On November 8, 1977, archaeologists discovered the tomb of King Philip of Macedon, King of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great.

Archaeologist May Have Found Tomb of Alexander the Great’s Mother

If a Greek archaeologist is correct, the tomb belonging to Olympias, Alexander the Great's mother, may have been found in Korinos Pieria, in central Macedonia. The possible discovery of the long-sought tomb of the greatest of Greece's historic generals and...

The Oracle that Stopped Alexander the Great’s Invasion of India

Alexander the Great's planned invasion of India was only stopped in 326 BC by the oracular prophesy he received from the Indian sadhu Kalanus (Calanus). by Ajith Kumar Anyone familiar with the history of Alexander the Great will easily recognize the...

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

Hundreds of Ancient Ornate Rock-Cut Tombs Intrigue Archaeologists

Archaeologists are feverishly uncovering and studying hundreds of ornate, rock-cut tombs carved out of a towering cliff in Blaundos, Uşak, Turkey - a city that was named after a commander in the army of Alexander the Great. Inhabited for centuries...

Was Greek Philosopher Diogenes the Cynic the First Anarchist?

Greek philosopher Diogenes could have been the first anarchist, or the first satirist, or the first naturalist -- depending on the reader's point of view.

Egyptian Officials Claim They’ve Found Alexander the Great’s Tomb

An Egyptian official has claimed that he has evidence that Alexander the Great's tomb is in Siwa, Egypt, the Egypt Independent reported on Friday. The report says that Mohamed Omran, the director of Siwa's Tourism Department, "announced evidence suggesting the...