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What is the Origin of Ancient Macedonians?

The ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia became one of the most significant Greek kingdoms of all time under the rule of Alexander the Great. That occurred in the fourth century BCE. However, how did this kingdom even originate, and...

Scientists Identify the Occupants of Macedonian Tombs at Vergina, Greece

Scientists have revealed the identities of the occupants of the unspoiled 4th-century BCE Royal Tombs at Vergina in northern Greece. The burials contain the remains of Alexander’s father, stepmother, half-siblings, and son, along with armor and other items belonging to...

Greece Reopens Palace Where Alexander the Great Became King

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis opened the restored palace of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, at Aigai, Macedonia on Friday. This is the same palace that 2,300 years ago Alexander the Great became king. "The palace has a cultural...

Greece Opening Restored Palace of Aigai, the Parthenon of Macedonia

This week, after years of restoration work, Greece is set to open the Palace of Aigai, where Alexander the Great was sworn in as king. Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced that the official opening of the place, which the scholar...

Search for Alexander the Great’s Tomb Continues as Vergina Claim Refuted

A Greek expert refuted the claim made recently that the tomb of Alexander the Great is most likely in Vergina, Greece. The claim was made by world-renowned University of Sorbonne historian Helen Glykatzi-Ahrweiler. However, the head of the Ephorate of Antiquities of...

Alexander the Great’s Tomb: One of History’s Greatest Mysteries

For over 2,300 years, researchers and historians are trying to find the Alexander the Great Tomb, something that remains one of the world's greatest mysteries

Vergina: Where Proof of Macedonia’s Greek Origin Was Uncovered

In Vergina, a small town in northern Greece, Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos found proof of Macedonia's Greek roots.

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...

Palace of Aigai: The Biggest Building of Ancient Greece

The palace of Aigai, known today as Vergina, is considered not only the biggest, but together with the Parthenon, the most significant building of classical Greece. Constructed during the reign of Philip II (359 - 336 BC) on a raised...

Greece Opens New Museum at Aigai, the Ancient Capital of Macedonian Kingdom

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...