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The Greeks of Alexandria, Egypt

The story of Hellenism in Alexandria, Egypt's second largest city, goes back more than two millennia and is marked by Alexander the Great's placement...

Venezuela’s New Sparta, A Gem of the Caribbean

Located off the northeast Caribbean coast of Venezuela is a state with the surprising name of "Nueva Esparta," or "New Sparta." The state comprises...

Greek Axiom by Socrates on Hiroshima Peace Bell Remains Relevant Today

The Greek axiom by Socrates, ΓΝΩΘΙ ΣΑΥΤΟΝ ("Know thyself"), inscribed on the Hiroshima Peace Bell, remains relevant today, 74 years after the first nuclear...

Ancient Greeks the Biblical Philistine Enemies of Jews, DNA Study Claims

The infamous Philistines, the enemies of the Hebrews in the Christian Bible, were likely ancient Greeks who had migrated to their land, a new...

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...

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...

Dimitri Tsafendas, The Greek Who Killed the Architect of Apartheid (video)

When Dimitri Tsafendas killed South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd on September 6, 1966, the courts decided it was an act of a madman....

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...

Tribe of Alexander the Great Descendants in Pakistan in Danger of Extinction

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...