The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

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 […]

Alexanders’s famous run-ins with philosophers.

Alexander’s father, Philip II of Macedonia, hired Aristotle, one of history’s greatest philosophers, to educate the 13-year-old prince. Little is known about Alexander’s three-year tutelage but presumably by the end of it Aristotle’s wise but worldly approach had sunk in. According to legend, while still a prince in Greece, Alexander sought out the famed ascetic […]

Amphipolis Greek tomb – Bones of at least five people including woman and baby found

Greek archaeologists have discovered the bones of at least five people in the limestone grave at the massive Alexander the Great-era burial mound complex at Kasta Hill, Serres. Analysis of the bones found in the grave show that they belong to a woman, a baby, two men and an adult person who was cremated prior to […]

Amphipolis: Skopjans call Dorothy King a “Greek whore”

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 […]

“We can reconstruct the face of the dead in Amphipolis”

Mr. Manolis Papagrigorakis, talks about the information the skeleton will give us. The skeleton will talk. And very soon indeed. It will tell us the age, cause of death, sex, lifestyle ,habits and diseases. Science and modern technology applied in most Greek laboratories, will not stay in such simple things …. “We can reconstruct his face, […]

Dorothy King: “Skopje was never called Macedonia”

– A few hours before the announcements from the Amphipolis tomb, Dorothy King puts an end to the claims of Skopje. – “Alexander the Great had also conquered the modern Iran and Afghanistan, and none of these countries did not ever claim that they were part of Ancient Macedonia!” – “The Sculptures of the Parthenon that […]

Amphipolis shocking news! Skeleton has been found!

Today, as we are writing this article,  the Amphipolis press briefing announced that a skeleton was found, almost intact! The genetic material will be transferred to a special laboratory for testing in order to obtain the first data on the identity and ascertaining the exact age. “Wait a few days, have a little patience,” replied […]