Category: Macedonian Culture

Ο αλεξανδρινός επιγραφικός πλούτος

Ο αλεξανδρινός επιγραφικός πλούτος

8.5.09 Ο αλεξανδρινός επιγραφικός πλούτος του Γιώργου Εχέδωρου Μετά το θάνατο του Αλεξάνδρου και τις διαμάχες μεταξύ των διαδόχων του, ιδρύθηκε το Βασίλειο της Αιγύπτου από το Μακεδόνα Πτολεμαίο τον Α’ το Σωτήρα. Φωτο: Ο ιδρυτής της πτολεμαϊκής δυναστείας του μακεδονικού βασιλείου στην Αίγυπτο. Πτολεμαίος Α’ ο Σωτήρ. Ο Πτολεμαίος ήταν ένας από τους βιογράφους του Αλεξάνδρου. Η Αλεξάνδρεια έγινε […]

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The magic of Greek Macedonia lives through its ancient history

The magic of Greek Macedonia lives through its ancient history

Aegean genie                           The magic of Greek Macedonia lives through its ancient history, its seductive coastline and a very well-kept secret – its rapidly expanding wine industry. I was halfway up Mount Olympus when I saw it: an immense pine tree whose gnarled trunk was so wide that […]

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I am Alexander the Macedonian

      The History of Herodotus   44. After the inquiry about the oracles and the exhortation given by Mardonios night came on and the guards were set: and when night was far advanced, and it seemed that there was quiet everywhere in the camps, and that the men were in their deepest sleep, then Alexander the son of […]

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Makedonika II: The Ancient Macedonian Words

Makedonika II: The Ancient Macedonian Words

 Today, over a hundred Macedonian words and a few hundred Macedonian names are known from a variety of sources. Although the names presuppose words, they will be examined separately for a number of methodological reasons. A total of one hundred and twelve words, with ninety-nine different stems, are attested directly. Of these, sixty-five words, or sixty-three stems, have been preserved […]

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Kushan  multi-cultural Empire

Kushan multi-cultural Empire

Kushan  multi-cultural Empire     Some traces remain of the presence of the Kushan in the area of Bactria and Sogdiana. Archaeological structures are known in Takht-I-Sangin, Surkh Kotal (a monumental temple), and in the palace of Khalchayan. Various sculptures and friezes are known, representing horse-riding archers[6], and significantly men with artificially deformed skulls, such as the Kushan prince of Khalchayan[7] […]

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Alexandria Eschate was founded by Alexander the Great in 329 BCE

Hellenistic settlement In 329 BC, Alexander the Great Alexander the Great Alexander the Great , also known as Alexander III, king of Macedon , was one of the most successful military commanders in history, conquering most of the Ptolemy world map before his death; he is frequently included in a list along with …  founded a Greek settlement with the […]

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Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator Queen of Egypt

  Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator Queen of Egypt Date Place Source Born : – Ruled 51-30 BC – Died : – 30 BC – Ref. : 1528 Father Mother Ptolemy XII Auletes King of Egypt Cleopatra V Tryphaena Princess of Egypt Marriage Children – Gaius JULIUS CAESAR (the Great) of Rome – – Caesarion of Rome – Mark Anthony Triumvir […]

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Θεσσαλονίκη – Απέκτησαν πληρέστερη εικόνα οι αρχαιολόγοι για το περίφημο ανάκτορο του Φίλιππου Β’

Θεσσαλονίκη – Απέκτησαν πληρέστερη εικόνα οι αρχαιολόγοι για το περίφημο ανάκτορο του Φίλιππου Β’

Θεσσαλονίκη – Απέκτησαν πληρέστερη εικόνα οι αρχαιολόγοι για το περίφημο ανάκτορο του Φίλιππου Β’ 4 Απριλίου 2009 (10:34 UTC+2)   Ακριβέστερα στοιχεία για το ανάκτορο των Αιγών, προσφέρουν στους αρχαιολόγους της ΙΖ’ Εφορείας Προϊστορικών και Κλασικών Αρχαιοτήτων (ΕΠΚΑ), οι εργασίες της ανάδειξής του. Οι ειδικοί, μάλιστα, εκτιμούν πως πρόκειται για εντυπωσιακό κτίσμα, το οποίο δεν έχει τίποτα να ζηλέψει από […]

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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Berenike II, wife of Ptolemy III. Circa 244/3-221 BC

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Berenike II, wife of Ptolemy III. Circa 244/3-221 BC

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Berenike II, wife of Ptolemy III. Circa 244/3-221 BC.    Sale: Nomos 1, Lot: 130. Closing Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009.   BID Estimate CHF55000  PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Berenike II, wife of Ptolemy III. Circa 244/3-221 BC. Pentadrachm (Gold, 21.49 g 12), after c. 241. Veiled bust of Berenike II to right, wearing ornate necklace Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ ΒΕΡΕΝΙΚΗΣ […]

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SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC

  SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. Tetradrachm Sale: Nomos 1, Lot: 117. Closing Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009.   BID Estimate CHF50000  SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. Tetradrachm (17.06 g 3), Susa, circa 304-298/7. Bust of Alexander the Great as Dionysos to right, wearing helmet covered with a panther skin and adorned with a bull’s […]

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