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The Greeks of Alexandria, Egypt

The story of Hellenism in Alexandria goes back more than two millennia, when Alexander the Great established the city.

Volcano, Climate Change Caused Destruction of Greek City in Egypt

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

Ptolemy’s Invention of the Astrolabe Measured Time and the Stars

The exact time, the positions to the stars and planets, and our exact location were known to ancient Greeks as well thanks to the astrolabe.

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.

Ancient Greek Shipwreck Loaded with Treasures Discovered off Egypt

A shipwreck with ancient Greek treasures dating back to the Ptolemaic era of Egypt was discovered recently in the waters off Alexandria.

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...

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

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.

Four Amazing Astronomical Discoveries from Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek scientists and mathematicians in ancient Greece made some of the most significant astronomical discoveries centuries ago.

Greek Poet Cavafy’s Home And Museum In Alexandria To Be Restored

Τhe Cavafy Museum in Alexandria is set to be restored by the Onassis Foundation in collaboration with the Hellenic Foundation for Culture,