Cities Around the Globe Founded by Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great, who lived from July 356 BC to 10/11 June, 323 BC, was an intrepid conqueror and one of the most brilliant...

Egyptian Shipwreck Proves Greek Historian Herodotus Right — After 2,500 Years

Archaeologists have recently discovered an ancient shipwreck which proves the Greek Historian Herodotus was absolutely correct about the observations he made nearly 25 centuries ago. The...

Ancient Greek Inscription Unearthed in Israel’s Negev Desert (video)

A team of German and Israeli archaeologists discovered a rare Greek inscription in February which they believe was made around the year 300 CE in the...

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

For over fifteen long years, archaeologist Calliope Limneos-Papakosta has been searching for the Golden Fleece of Greece's ancient history -- namely, the priceless tomb...

More Than 40 Ancient Greek Mummies Unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered more than 40 mummies dating back to the Ptolemaic era at a burial site in central Egypt, the country's antiquities ministry...

Antikythera Greek Shipwreck Exhibit Attracts Beijing Crowds

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council has decided to extend an exhibit of artifacts from the Antikythera shipwreck which are currently on display at The Palace Museum in...

The Stunning Greek-inspired Architecture of the Ancient City of Petra

The stunningly-beautiful ancient city known as Petra in southern Jordan is a world treasure like none other on the globe. The ancient rock city...

Bactria: The Ancient Greek State in Afghanistan (video)

Gold Coins with an image of King Eucratides As students of history are well aware, Alexander the Great and his army began a massive military campaign...

Ring of Pontius Pilate Found in Spectacular Bethlehem Discovery

A 2,000-year-old ring that was unearthed 50 years ago near Bethlehem may very likely have been worn by the man who was the Roman...

Cyrene: The Impressive Ancient Greek City of Libya (video)

2,600 years ago, a group of Greeks from the island of Thira (also known as Santorini) headed south, searching for a new place to...