During their numerous conquests across much of the known world, Alexander the Great and his horse Bucephalas led the elite Macedonian cavalry. According to one legend, they even discovered Himalayan salt, famous today for its pinkish tint and its...
Residents of Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, often use its White Tower as a point of reference when giving directions in the city.
Greece opened the new museum of Aigai on Monday in the town of Vergina, which incorporates the entire archaeological site, the center of ancient Macedonian culture. The new museum unites the Palace of Philip, the royal tombs cluster, and the...
In Vergina, a small town in northern Greece, Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos found proof of Macedonia's Greek roots.
October 13 is the day that marks the death of one of the most important defenders of Macedonia's struggle for freedom -- the Hellenic Army officer Pavlos Melas. Melas, born in 1870 in the French city of Marseille, was the...
The city of Kavala in northern Greece, which rises up from the sea like an amphitheater, is a gem waiting to be explored for its rich history and beautiful surroundings.
Demetrius the Besieger 337–283 BC was a monarch of Macedonia, one of the more outrageous rulers of the time. He specialized in siege warfare, polygamy, and sacrilege. By Charlotte Dunn Alexander the Great was a successful conqueror but a poor planner....