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Did Greek Mythology’s King Midas Really Exist?

One of the most famous characters from Greek mythology is King Midas. He was the king who, according to legend, turned anything he touched into gold. While many things in Greek mythology are obviously just stories, various other things...

Alexander the Great and the Gordian Knot Story

The legendary cutting of the Gordian knot by Alexander the Great became the metaphor for solving difficult problems by employing simple, drastic solutions

How the New Year Was Celebrated in Alexander the Great’s Empire

Celebrating the arrival of the New Year is a popular custom around the world, as it has been for thousands of years. We find the same basic celebration—although expressed in different ways—in various ancient cultures. In Greece itself, there is...