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Macedonia – An Hellenic Kingdom

Macedonia – An Hellenic Kingdom

Hellenic Macedonia Prior to the 4th century BC, the Greek kingdom of Macedonia covered a region approximately corresponding to the Western and Central parts of province of Macedonia in modern Greece. The Greek kingdom was situated in the fertile alluvial plain, watered by the rivers Haliacmon and Axius, called Lower Macedonia, north of the mountain Olympus. Around the time of […]

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Ancient Macedonia – Philip II (359-336 BC ) and ancient Greek coins

Ancient Macedonia – Philip II (359-336 BC ) and ancient Greek coins

Ancient Macedonia  – http://www.TrustedCoins.com Ilya Zlobin, expert in coins and artifacts of the ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine times reads the biography of the ancient Greek king of Macedonia Philip II of Macedonia. He was the father of Alexander the Great and won the Olympic games in ancient times and he made coins commemorating his victory. You can own these authentic ancient […]

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The coinage of Alexander The Great

The coinage of Alexander The Great

Perhaps no other ruler throughout history was as influential in the design of coins and money as Alexander the Great. The coins minted during his reign influenced the future of coinage on three continents, and incorporated symbols that are still widely used in coins today. Of course, coinage was only one of the facets of history affected by Alexander. Widely […]

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INDIA: 10 coins from the period c. 500-1 BCE

INDIA: 10 coins from the period c. 500-1 BCE

Dedicating to the BALKAN relatives of Prince Karim Aga Khan, Hunza, Gilgit of Pakistan Coin #4: Bactria, Seleucid, Seleucos I Silver tetradrachm, c. 290 BCE Weight: 16.87 gm., Diam: 26 mm.    Laureate, bearded bust of Zeus right / Athena driving elephant quadriga Greek legend: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY (of King Seleucos) Bactria: Seleucid Seleucos I Silver drachm, c. 290 BCE Weight:4.22 […]

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Russian Television Documentary About Alexander the Great Confirms Hellenism of Macedonians

Russian Television Documentary About Alexander the Great Confirms Hellenism of Macedonians

Bellow, an integral brief Russian television documentary is included, which, among classical, chronologically ordered editorial concept, offers statements on Greek character of Ancient Macedonia and Alexander himself. 1. [0:56 -1: 02] Macedonia, placed on the northern part of the Greek world, aspired to straighten its links with the Hellenic culture. 2.[4:59 – 5:10] Alexander was building temples in honor of […]

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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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Alexander the Great on Symban Radio Australia

Alexander the Great on Symban Radio Australia

ELIZABETH COWELL, EXHIBITION PROJECT MANAGER OF THE MUSEUM OF SYDNEY, TALKS TO TOM TSAMOURAS ABOUT THE LEGACY OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT THROUGH THE LARGEST COLLECTION OF TREASURES FROM THE WORLD FAMOUS STATE HERMITAGE IN ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA. Exclusive to the Australian Museum in Sydney, the exhibition will be open to the public from 24 November 2012. From the youtube channel […]

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Macedonia News : 7th International Alexander the Great Marathon was held today

  Athens Macedonia News Agency–The 7th International Alexander the Great Marathon was held in Macedonia on Sunday, with Teklu Geto Metaferia from Ethiopia placing first, finishing the 42.195 kilometer course in 2 hours, 18 minutes and 44 seconds. The Marathon, which sets off from Pella, birthplace of Alexander the Great and finishes near the White Tower in Thessaloniki, the last […]

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Cleopatra VII ( Elizabeth Taylor ) speaks about Alexander the Great’s Greek Ethnicity – Macedonia

Cleopatra VII ( Elizabeth Taylor ) speaks about Alexander the Great’s Greek Ethnicity – Macedonia

From the Youtube Channel of spherikos Cleopatra VII (Elizabeth Taylor) tells about Alexander the Great’s Greek Ethnicity for skip (

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MACEDONIA: Alexander style SEAL, a global brand

MACEDONIA: Alexander style SEAL, a global brand

Intaglio shows seated Zeus clothed in sacred robe holding over one shoulder a scepter symbolizing lightning, with eagle of victory in hand. This is similar design to the huge, 13m ‘wonder of world’ statue of Zeus with winged Nike overseeing Olympic games at Elis, a uniting brand for the factious Greeks. The teenage Alexander the Great was Royal Seal-holder for […]

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