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"Cities of Alexander the Great"

The Story of Alexandria, the Jewel of the Ancient Greek World

Alexandria, the world-renowned ancient Greek metropolis was founded by Alexander the Great approximately in the year 331 BC. After conquering Phoenicia in 332 BC, Alexander the Great looked onward to Egypt. The city of Alexandria was built at the edge...

The Greek Kingdoms in Ancient China

  Most are unaware that there were Ancient Greek kingdoms in China and that Hellenism spread all the way to Japan and Korea via India. However, the fact is that the Greeks were indeed in China, and, in addition to this,...

Hundreds of Ancient Ornate 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 by...

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...

Man Arrested for Illegal Excavation in Amphipolis

Found with a metal detector in his hand, a 68-year old man was arrested on Sunday for illegally excavating in the archaeological site of Amphipolis.

Hike and Mountainbike Across Greece with Alexander the Great

A series of new hiking and mountainbiking tours were presented by Greek tourist agencies as part of the "Cities of Alexander the Great" initiative at the Ferien International Tourist Fair in Vienna recently. The agencies also promoted cultural and historically-oriented...