Agamemnon to Alexander the Great: A stunning exhibition celebrating 5,000 years of Greek culture. Opens June 1. About the Exhibition This summer, National Geographic will bring an extraordinary cultural experience to Washington, D.C. THE GREEKS: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great is an exceptional journey through 5,000 years of Greek history and culture. This exhibition features […]
Stunning mosaics that may depict Alexander the Great meeting a Jewish priest have been unearthed in Israel. The artwork was uncovered in the east aisle of a fifth-century synagogue in the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq. The scene is the first non-biblical story to be found in an ancient synagogue. A team of archaeologists led […]
Thank you Sir John Robert Steell, (1804-91) and people of Edinburgh, for honouring our hero Alexander the Great! The statue was modelled in 1832 and cast in 1883. It is made out of bronze and is installed at Courtyard, City Chambers – Parliament Square, Edinburgh.
American archaeologist Dorothy King gives an answer to Skopje twitter users, of whom she receives a barrage of verbal attacks and insults. The archeologist replied to the threats made by Skopjans with a sense of humor and sarcasm across her written lines. One of her twits says:” Seriously? An idiot sending me threats because I’m a […]
Saint Sisoes the Great, is a Saint of the Greek Orthodox Church. He was a hermit, who came out of Egypt, and was known as the Great. He was a hermit at first in the desert and then on the same mountain that Anthony the Great had died. He died in 429 AD, after 62 […]