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Macedonia : The Kinch Tomb

Macedonia : The Kinch Tomb

  Kinch Tomb : Drawing based on a wall-painting with battle scene from the Kinch Tomb, 310-290 BC, Lefkadia. The famous tombs of Lefkadia, on the ancient road connecting Mieza and Pella, the capital of the Macedonian Kingdom, are among the finest and best preserved monuments in the region. The first tomb near the village of Kopanos was named after the Danish architect K. F. […]

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3rd century BC Greeks went through austerity period

3rd century BC Greeks went through austerity period

05/13/2010          Ancient Greeks at the end of the 4th century BC apparently went through a period of austerity and curtailment of wasteful spending similar to that Greece is facing today, according to finds in tombs in Ancient Pydna recently brought to light by excavations conducted by the 27th Ephorate of Prehistorical and Classical Antiquities.    A […]

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Alexander the Great – Journey to the end of the earth by Norman F. Cantor

  AN C I E N T G R E E C E , extending from the king-dom of Macedonia in the north down to the city-state of Sparta in the south, was a large peninsula or archipelago jut-ting out into the Aegean Sea. Page 1 The ascendancy of Macedonia under the rule of Alexander’s father, Philip II, and the […]

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