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The Training of Alexander the Great’s Macedonian Army

The Macedonian army of King Philip II and Alexander the Great was renowned for its success in taking over the Persian empire

The Most Influential Cities of Bronze Age Greece

The Bronze Age in ancient Greece was a pivotal era that laid the foundation for the rich tapestry of Hellenic (Greek) civilization. A period marked by technological advancements, cultural achievements, and intricate social structures, the Bronze Age witnessed the...

The History of the Ancient Greek City of Thebes

The ancient Greek city of Thebes played a central role in the long pageant of Greek history; appearing in many of the age-old legends of Greek mythology, it was part of the Mycenaean civilization during the Bronze Age. Later becoming...

The Greatest Ancient Greek Orator and Politician, Demosthenes

Demosthenes is considered the most important orator of antiquity and of all times, as many of his speeches were studied by students of rhetoric for centuries

Battle of Plataea: The Decisive Victory Against Persia that Saved Greece

The Battle of Plataea was the final battle of the second Persian invasion of Greece with  the victory of the allied Greek forces putting an end to the Persian ambitions

Battle of Chaeronea Confirmed Macedonia’s Dominance Over Rest of Greece

The Battle of Chaeronea, believed to have taken place on August 2, 338 BCE, confirmed Macedonia's control over the southern Greek city-states, paving the way for Alexander the Great's legendary conquests. Philip II of Macedon, and his son, Alexander the...

Egypt Unveils “Avenue of the Sphinxes” with Spectacular Display

Egypt unveiled on Thursday the renovated "Avenue of the Sphinxes" with a spectacular display aimed at highlighting the country’s archaeological treasures. The avenue at the ancient city of Thebes, now renamed Luxor, is nearly two miles long and about 250...

Young Boy Dies in Fire at Greek Migrant Camp

A seven-year-old boy died after a fire broke out at a migrant camp in Thebes, northwest of Athens, late on Tuesday. The child's nationality was not released.

Moderate Earthquake Hits North of Athens

A moderate earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit near the town of Thebes some 70 km (45 miles) north of Athens on Wednesday. The epicenter was reported to be 13 km east of Thebes and at a depth...

Eight-Year-Old Greek Girl Hit by Stray Bullet in Critical Condition

An 8-year-old girl is in critical condition after she underwent surgery at Aglaia Kyriakou Children's Hospital in Athens after she was hit by a stray bullet in Thespies village near Thebes on Easter Sunday afternoon. According to police, the incident took...