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Greek Descendants of the Seleucid Dynasty in Today’s Kyrgyzstan

The Seleucid Dynasty, founded by Seleucus I Nicator ("the Victor"), a general who served under Alexander the Great, has descendants in today's Kyrgyzstan—2,300 years later. Kubanychbek Kendirbaev, a history researcher and director of Seleucia, a Public Charitable Fund he established...

Tombs of Vergina: 40 Years Since Andronikos Unearthed the Macedonian Gems

Forty years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia's Greek origin, was announced by Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos. On November 8, 1977, Andronikos discovered a pair of royal tombs from...

New Museum of Pella Hosts Wealth of Macedonian Empire

The Archaeological Museum of Pella was inaugurated on September 5 by Culture and Sports Minister Kostas Tasoulas with the exhibit "Macedonian Treasures" that will run until September 30, 2015. The exhibition showcases valuable artifacts from excavations in the area, including royal...