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Ten Things to Do in Kavala: The Beautiful Gateway to Macedonia

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.

Siege Warfare, Polygamy and Sacrilege: The Reign of King Demetrius of Macedonia

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....

Discover Centuries of Greek History in Veria

Built at the foot of Mount Vermion, the Greek city of Veria was the second most important town after Aigai in the ancient Macedonian era. It was also the third most important city of the Byzantine empire from the 11th...

Ancient Macedonian Greek Coins Discovered in Romania

Dozens of ancient Greek coins were discovered recently by a retired policeman in a village in southern Romania.

Greeks of India: The Final Stand of Hellenism

Long ago, when countries were empires and separation of power was a relatively unknown theory, two ancient peoples were experimenting with democracy—or something very similar to democracy. They were the Hellenes and Indians. By Mr. Arunansh B. Goswami Greeks and Indians...

The Astounding Story of Alexander the Great

Alexander III, the "Basileus of Macedon", the "Hegemon of the Hellenic League", the "Shahanshah" of Persia, the "Pharaoh" of Egypt and the "Lord of Asia" -- better known as Alexander the Great -- was one of the most significant...

July 22, 1943: The Day Greeks Rebelled Against the Nazis for Macedonia

Greeks have a love affair with Macedonia, and even during the Nazi occupation gave their lives for keeping the province Greek.

Census in Greece: Population Shrinks by 3.5 Percent to 10,432,481

The population in Greece has shrunk by 3.5 percent during the last decade according to the census published on Tuesday by the Greek Statistical Service (ELSTAT). According to the preliminary data of the country-wide census of 2021, the current population...

Kastoria: The Lakeside Gem of Northwestern Greece

Kastoria is a beautiful lakeside city in northwestern Greece famous for its fur and leather trade and its rich history that goes as far back as Byzantium

The Archaeological Mystery of Aristotle’s Tomb

A Greek archaeologist potentially made one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in decades when he claimed in 2016 that he had found the tomb of one of the most important ancient Greek philosophers, Aristotle, during excavations at the...