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Al Jazeera World Presents the History of the Greek Community of Egypt

By Stella Tsolakidou Based on interviews and archive material, Al Jazeera World presents a documentary film on the history of the Greek community of Egypt, from antiquity to modern times, entitled “Egypt: The Other Homeland.” The two prominent civilizations of ancient Greece and Egypt form a deeper connection between the people of the two countries, something which was evident in […]

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Researchers find hundreds ancient coins

Researchers find hundreds ancient coins

Egypt Bronze coins, the researchers found 383 ancient coins in the oasis.   Rich pickings for archaeologists in Egypt: The excavators are thrust into an oasis on numerous coins from pre-Christian times. Among the treasures are also stunning jewelry pieces. Cairo – Egyptian archaeologists have found an oasis south of Cairo, numerous coins from pre-Christian times. When the excavation at […]

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UC Alum Helped Bring Cleopatra to Cincinnati

UC Alum Helped Bring Cleopatra to Cincinnati

  From the YouTube channel of LycurgosNysio UC Alum Helped Bring Cleopatra to Cincinnati‬‏ Georg Rosenbauer, MBA ’63, explains why the Hilti Foundation helped fund Franck Goddio’s underwater excavations of Egypt’s lost cities, resulting in the Cleopatra exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Video/Ashley Kempher, Lisa Ventre ———————————— httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAUdT1igFFU” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”425″ height=”344″>

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Lost Tomb of Alexander

Lost Tomb of Alexander

For all his power in life, Alexander the Great could not control the fate of his body after death. FROM:http://www.youtube.com/user/NationalGeographic

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Cleopatra: A Life

Cleopatra: A Life

In All Her Infinite Variety NOVEMBER 2, 2010 Cleopatra: A Life    By Stacy Schiff A shrewd ruler, not a wastrel, though she worked her bed as no one before or since. By SARAH RUDEN Cleopatra was the last of the Ptolemies, a Greek dynasty that ruled Egypt from 305 B.C. to 30 B.C. Had her power lasted, she might […]

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Ancient Gaza tunnels discovered

Ancient Gaza tunnels discovered

      

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The Ancient World As Seen By Afrocentrists

By Mary Lefkowitz Introduction  At some schools and universities in the USA today students are learning a version of ancient history that is strikingly different from what is being taught to their counterparts in Europe.[1] This new narrative cannot be reconciled with the traditional account, which is still being taught in the vast majority of schools and universities. Advocates of […]

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Cleopatra killed by Drug Coctail?

Cleopatra killed by Drug Coctail?

By Rossella Lorenzi Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, died from swallowing a lethal drug cocktail and not from a snake bite, a new study claims. According to Christoph Schäfer, a German historian and professor at the University of Trier, the legendary beauty queen was unlikely to have committed suicide by letting an asp — an Egyptian cobra — sink […]

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Cleopatra – The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt

Cleopatra – The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt

Image @ Franklin Institute June 5, 2010 – January 2, 2011 The world of Cleopatra, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, surfaces in this new exhibition, Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, making its world premiere at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Organized by National Geographic and Arts and Exhibitions […]

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Headless Statue of Greek king found in Egypt –  Link to Cleopatra’s Tomb?

Headless Statue of Greek king found in Egypt – Link to Cleopatra’s Tomb?

Washington, May 20 (ANI): A massive, headless statue of a Greek king has been found in the ruins of an ancient Egyptian temple, indicating that the structure could be the final resting place of Marc Antony and Cleopatra, experts say. Archaeologists have been excavating around the temple of Taposiris Magna in hopes of finding the couple’s graves. The black granite […]

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