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Delos – Δήλος

Delos – Δήλος

Bust of Alexander the Great, known as the “Inopos” Delos,  Hellenistic Art (3rd-1st centuries BC) Louvre Museum Directed by Andonis Theocharis Kioukas   DELOS 2015, documentary, 25 ‘, color, English version, 2015 Direction: Andonis Theocharis Kioukas  Narration: George Corraface  Screenplay: Alexandra Dimou-Dimitris Karavolas  Cinematography: Konstantinos Arvanitakis  Music: Platon Andritsakis  Sound: Theodoris Melis Executive Producer: Thalia Kalafata Producer: Qkas Productions   […]

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Museums of Macedonia in Greece: Archaeological Museum of Veria

Museums of Macedonia in Greece: Archaeological Museum of Veria

From the YouTube channel of LycurgosNysio The museum includes collections of Hellenistic and Roman sculpture (funerary reliefs, funerary and honorary altars, portraits, table supports, statues) from the city of Veroia and other sites of the district, Hellenistic pottery and figurines from the cemeteries of Veroia, Hellenistic and Roman architectural parts (columns, bases, capitals etc.) exhibited in the courtyard, inscriptions from […]

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Dura Europos

Dura Europos

Dura Europos (“Fort Europos”) is a ruined Hellenistic-Roman walled city built on cliff 90 meters above the banks of the Euphrates river. It is located near the village of Salhiyé, in today’s Syria. Destroyed by war and abandoned in the 3rd century AD, it lie hidden until its rediscovery in 1920. Excavations have revealed, among other important ruins, the oldest […]

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2nd Hellenistic Studies Workshop in Alexandria

2nd Hellenistic Studies Workshop in Alexandria

In due time the final program and participants will be published on our website. Renowned speakers from Greece, UK, Netherlands, Italy, France, Malta and Egypt confirmed their contribution.  Like our 2009 workshop, the program includes visits to all the archaeological sites and museums of Alexandria, and possibly a visit to an extra-mural site such as Canopos or Taposiris Magna. Preliminary Program The fees […]

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Thessaloniki: Metro works reveal new archaeological finds in Macedonia

Thessaloniki: Metro works reveal new archaeological finds in Macedonia

A view of the early Christian Basilica recently unearthed at the Sintrivani metro station construction site in the northern port city of Thessaloniki. A large early Christian Basilica (1st to early 4th century AD) and an important late Byzantine period (1204-1430) building were unearthed at a same number of Thessaloniki metro construction sites over the recent period.     Part of […]

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Hellenistic Coins Discovered in Northern Syria

Hellenistic Coins Discovered in Northern Syria

A collection of Hellenistic coins dating back to the era of Alexander the Great were found near Najm Castle in the Manbej area in Aleppo governorate (northern Syria ). The coins were found by a local man as he was preparing his land for construction, uncovering a bronze box that contained around 250 coins. He promptly delivered the coins to […]

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MACEDONIA IDENTITY THEFT

MACEDONIA IDENTITY THEFT

Another Great Video from Rempetisa   Every inscription ever found from the Ancient Macedonian language is in Greek. Every personal name every name of their homeland is Greek. They were identified as Greeks long before they ever came into prominance and they identified themselves as Greeks. They spread the Greek (hellenic) language and culture throughout all the lands they conquored […]

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Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Archaeology – The Hellenistic World

Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Archaeology – The Hellenistic World

The Hellenistic world In Classical times the focus of the Creek world had been Greece itself and the cities of the eastern Aegean seaboard such as Miletus Smyrna and Ephesus. During the later fourth century BC the centre of gravity underwent a shift to the east: to Asia Minor, northern Syria and Egypt. The historical basis of these developments was […]

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Unprecedented Miniature Carving of Alexander the Great Found

Unprecedented Miniature Carving of Alexander the Great Found by Nissan Ratzlav-Katz (IsraelNN.com) Excavations in Tel Dor have turned up a rare and unexpected work of Hellenistic art: a precious stone bearing the miniature carved likeness of Alexander the Great. Archaeologists are calling it an important find, indicating the great skill of the artist. The Tel Dor dig, under the guidance and […]

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The Shallatat Gardens discoveries in Egypt.

The Shallatat Gardens discoveries in Egypt.

New finds span time An incomplete Graeco-Roman statue of an athlete in Alexandria and an enormous collection of prehistoric artefacts in Fayoum are the most recent discoveries in Egypt, Nevine El-Aref reports At the Shallalat Gardens next to the fortress of Mohamed Ali in Alexandria, a Greek archaeological mission has discovered what is thought may be a statue of Alexander […]

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