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The Jewish Prophesy of Alexander the Great

According to the the Jewish Book of Daniel, Alexander the Great was prophesied 200 years prior to his birth and was to change the course of Judaism forever. By Dimosthenis Vasiloudis In 336 BC, at the age of twenty, Alexander the...

The Kalash: A Tribe of Alexander the Great’s Descendants in Pakistan

The people of the Kalash tribe, who live in the Chitral district of Pakistan, believe they are descendants of Alexander the Great's troops who settled in the area about 23 centuries ago. Numbering only about 4,000, their unique culture is...

The Greek Archaeologist in Search of the Tomb of Alexander the Great

For over fifteen long years, Greek archaeologist Calliope Limneos-Papakosta has been searching for the priceless tomb of Alexander the Great.

Ancient Greek Coins from Alexander the Great Era Recovered by Israel

Israel recently recovered sixty nine ancient, rare coins from the period of Alexander the Great which were being smuggled from the Gaza Strip into Israel, the country's Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday. Security inspectors from the Israeli Ministry of Defense...

“Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” Exhibit Opens in Seoul

An exhibit featuring more than 350 ancient Greek artifacts opened at the Seoul Arts Center's Hangaram Museum in the Korean capital on Wednesday. Titled “The Greeks, From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great,” the exhibition will be open until September 15,...

Lost City of Alexander the Great is Found in Iraq

"Archaeologists say they have found a lost city that was founded more than two millennia ago following the conquests of Alexander the Great in modern day Iraq. The city is called Qalatga Darband, first discovered using now declassified spy satellite...

Alexander the Great Monument in Pakistan

It is about a two and a half hour drive from Pakistan's capital, Islamabad. The closest town is called Jalalpur Sharif, in the Jhelum district. It is remote and isolated, yet it is an Alexander the Great monument. There are...

You Be the Judge: Is this Mosaic at an Ancient Synagogue in Israel Alexander the Great?

At the archaeological site in Israel known as ancient Huqoq, archaeologists excavated a mosaic of what many believe is none other than Alexander the Great. According to experts who have examined the mosaic, because of the fact that there are no...

Alexander the Great Depicted in Israeli Mosaics

This summer, excavations directed by UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences professor Jodi Magness revealed stunning new mosaics that decorated the floor of the Late Roman synagogue in the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq in Israel. The mosaic discovered in...

Alexander the Great Era Treasures Found in Israeli Cave

Cave explorers in Israel have discovered a small treasure of coins and jewelry dating to the era of Alexander the Great. According to archaeologists the treasure had been hidden by people displaced due to a war. The 2,300-year-old treasure is...

Lead on Alexander the Great’s Tomb is a Hoax!

A few days ago, online sources claimed that a team of archaeologists and historians from the Polish Center of Archaeology had found the tomb of Alexander the Great in a marbled and golden mausoleum in in downtown Alexandria, only 60 meters away from...

Coins from Alexander the Great found in Syria

More than 250 silver coins dating back to the time of Alexander the Great were unearthed in northern Syria, a Syrian archaeologist said Thursday. Youssef Kanjo, the head of archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Aleppo, said the coins...

The Greeks of Ramayana, The Great Epic Poem of India

Ramayana, India's great epic poem, mentions in various chapters the Greeks. This implies that Greeks were actually present in what is modern day India before the composition of this epic poem, which narrates the journey of virtue in the...

Bactria: The Ancient Greek State in Afghanistan

Bactria, a huge area in todays' Afghanistan, was the eastern edge of the ancient Greek empire, established by Alexander the Great.

What Did India Learn from the Ancient Greeks?

The interaction of the two great ancient civilizations of Greece and India began with the invasion of Alexander the Great in 326 BC.