Underwater City of Heracleion, Egypt, and its Links to Ancient Greece
The Lost City Of Heracleion, which was once the largest port in Egypt, was discovered underwater after more than 2,000 years.
Alexander the Great’s Tomb: 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
Ancient Greek Necropolis of Alexandria Opens to Public
An ancient Greek necropolis of the Hellenistic Era near the present-day Library of Alexandria, Egypt, is set to open to the public from May 8, 2023, following the completion of a thorough three-year preservation project. The Shatby necropolis, as it...
Hypatia: The Female Greek Philosopher Killed for Her Beliefs
Hypatia, one of the greatest philosophers of Alexandria, was admired for her groundbreaking ideas but was brutally murdered for them by Christian fanatics in the fourth century AD. Born around the year 360, Hypatia was a female Greek philosopher, astronomer...
Why Alexander the Great Ditched Plan for Ancient Wonder on Mount Athos
Alexander the Great is said to have rejected a colossal project proposed by his architect and technical adviser Dinocrates to engrave Mount Athos. The architectural proposal which, if it had been carried out would perhaps have been the eighth wonder...
The Sinking of Alexandria: Facing Up to the Catastrophe Coming
The Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, Egypt is in danger of vanishing under waves within decades. Alexander the Great's metropolis on the Nile Delta is on the edge of catastrophe due to the rising sea levels brought about by...
The Ancient Earthquake That Destroyed Nearly Everything on Crete
While the island regularly experiences earthquakes, Crete faced incredible destruction in antiquity after an ancient quake destroyed nearly everything on the island and the region in 365 AD. In fact, the underwater earthquake, which is believed to have been of...
Patriarch Theodore Briefs President Biden on Religious Freedom
President Biden met Theodore II, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa at the White House earlier in the week. Archibishop Elpidophoros of America said in a message that President Biden is a man of faith, and is...
Ancient Library of Alexandria One of Greatest Treasures of Mankind
The ancient Library of Alexandria, built in the city that was the brainchild of Alexander the Great, was one of the greatest wonders of the world, hosting scholars who explored science, history and all other areas of knowledge before...
The Greeks of Alexandria, Egypt
The story of Hellenism in Alexandria goes back more than two millennia, when Alexander the Great established the city.