Greek Archaeologist Discovers Ancient Buildings in Alexandria, Egypt

Greek archaeologist Kalliopi Papakostas has discovered ancient buildings and a bridge in the Shalallat Gardens area in Alexandria, Egypt. According to the Athens Macedonia News...

Alexandria’s Greek Graves Are Eternal Monuments to the Diaspora

The Greek people who lived in Alexandria, Egypt were buried in a cemetery located in nearby El Shatby. Their splendid gravestones, many of them...

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...
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Ancient Greek Inscription Found in Old City of Jerusalem

An ancient Greek inscription from the Byzantine era was found on a 1,500-year-old mosaic floor near the Damascus Gate, in the Old City of...

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...
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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...

Bartolomé Mitre, the Greek President of Argentina

Few people know today that the first president of the Argentine Republic was of Greek descent. Bartolomé Mitre Martínez was born on June 26,...

Greeks of Egypt Honor Fallen Heroes

The Greek community of Egypt honored the Greek soldiers who fell in El Alamein, during the ferocious battle against the Axis powers in the...

Greek Philosopher Hippocrates’ Texts Found at St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai

Researchers have discovered ancient texts hidden beneath years of writing in the manuscripts in the library of St. Catherine's Monastery, including texts by ancient...

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...