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Cretu visits ancient Macedonian site of Aigai in Vergina, northern Greece

Cretu visits ancient Macedonian site of Aigai in Vergina, northern Greece

    Visiting the archaeological site of Aigai and the burial complex of the ancient Macedonian kings in Vergina, northern Greece on Friday, European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu described it as “a jewel in Europe’s history.” Following her tour of the site, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Cretu said it was very important for her […]

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BBC (Dr. Michael Scott) – Who Were The Greeks

BBC (Dr. Michael Scott) – Who Were The Greeks

Ivory portrait of Philip II, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai BBC (Dr. Michael Scott) – Who Were The Greeks (excerpt)

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A.Kottaridi : Queens – priestesses from Macedonia to the Hellenistic World

A.Kottaridi : Queens – priestesses from Macedonia to the Hellenistic World

A speech by Angeliki Kottaridi at the Amphitheatre of the National Archaeological Museum (1, Tositsa str, Athens), on Monday 19-10-2015 at 19:00, in the context of the programme of activities of the Association of Friends of the National Archaeological Museum. “Gracing others”, wives, sisters and mothers of kings, priestesses – sometimes godesses themselves – the queens of the Hellenistic World, […]

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Greek Ministry of Culture: Archaeological Excavations And Historical Facts about Philip II’s Tomb

Greek Ministry of Culture: Archaeological Excavations And Historical Facts about Philip II’s Tomb

  It was recently published in the American journal ”Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)” a paleoanthropological study by Mr. A. Bartsiokas and Mr. Juan Luis Arsuaga , concerning bones that have been found in the cist tomb (Tomb I) of the Royal Burial Cluster, excavated in the ’70s by the late professor Manolis Andronikos in the Great […]

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Archaeological Museum of Pella : “Macedonian Treasures”

Archaeological Museum of Pella : “Macedonian Treasures”

THE EXHIBITION “MACEDONIAN TREASURES” WILL BE ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF PELLA UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30th 2015. More than 500 precious objects, found during archaeological excavations in Macedonia in the last 25 years, constitute this new exhibition; gold wreaths, gold masks, jewellery, arms, sculpture, metal, alabaster and clay vases and other artifacts from the rich cemeteries of […]

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Macedonian history: The Greek Religion of ancient Macedonians

Macedonian history: The Greek Religion of ancient Macedonians

  Macedonian History: The Chryselephantine Shield from the Tomb II (Aigai/ Vergina) bearing the Greek Maiandros  in Macedonia, Greece  From the data at our disposal at present, we know that the Macedonians worshipped the twelve Olympian gods, both collectively and individually, and also Pluto, Persephone, Dionysos, Pan, Hestia, Heracles, Asklepios, Okeanos, Amphitrite, the Nereids, Thetys, Orpheus, the Diocouroi, Amphilochos, the Nymphs, the […]

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The palace of Philip II, king of ancient Macedonia (360-336 BC)

The palace of Philip II, king of ancient Macedonia (360-336 BC)

   Philip II of Macedon  359 BC – 336 BC GREEK   ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΣ Β’ o Μακεδών Όσο τρεις Παρθενώνες το ανάκτορο του Έλληνα βασιλιά της Μακεδονίας Φιλίππου Β’ στις Αιγές (Ελλάδα/Greece, Μακεδονία/Macedonia, Ιστορία/History). The palace of Philip II, king of ancient Macedonia (360-336 BC.) was a huge two-storey mansion, three times the size of the Parthenon. The archaeologist Angeliki Kottaridi, who works […]

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Ancient Greek Symbols – The Sun of Vergina

Sun of Vergina – A Greek symbol Απο το HistoryofMacedonia7 Youtube Channel

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Argead dynasty

Argead dynasty

Argead dynasty From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Argead dynasty (Greek: οἱ Ἀργεάδαι) was the ancient Greek ruling house of Macedon from about 700 to 310 BC. Their tradition, as described in ancient Greek historiography, traced their origins to Argos, in southern Greece (hence the name Argeads).[1][2] The family’s greatest members were Philip II of Macedon and Alexander III the […]

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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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