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The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

This summer, National Geographic will bring an extraordinary cultural experience to Washington, D.C. THE GREEKS: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great is an exceptional journey through 5,000 years of Greek history and culture. This exhibition features more than 500 priceless treasures—many of which have never been on display outside of Greece. Washington, D.C. is the only east coast museum to host […]

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Boutaris : The Skopjan Case is Extremely Laughable

Boutaris : The Skopjan Case is Extremely Laughable

  Giannis Boutaris, the mayor of Thessaloniki, the greatest Macedonian city and second more populous in Greece, blasts FYROM’s attempt to usurp Greek history. Mr Boutaris stated during the exhibition about ancient Macedonia in Louvre: “This case is extremely laughable, that is you can’t prove you’re not an elephant. Skopjans, for some reason that only they know [deny their history], and I have […]

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Macedonia News : Alexander the Great Conquers Paris

Macedonia News : Alexander the Great Conquers Paris

EXHIBITION ~ Alexander the Great in Louvre. Treasures originating from the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia are displayed currently in the Museum of Louvre. This amazing exhibition is being organised by Louvre, 11 ephorates of antiquities and 6 Museums of Macedonia in Greece. Fortified by the political intelligence of its rulers, the most famous of whom is Alexander the Great, ancient Macedonia was able […]

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“The Gift of Dionysus” Exhibition Opens in Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece

“The Gift of Dionysus” Exhibition Opens in Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece

The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki in cooperation with the Italian region of Molise and the Italian Cultural Institute of Thessaloniki is organizing an exhibition titled “The Gift of Dionysus”. The exhibition will be inaugurated on Wednesday, July 13th and will last until September. The exhibition is related to Dionysus and his gift of wine to mortals. 187 objects discovered during […]

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New ‘immortal’ exhibition on Alexander the Great

New ‘immortal’ exhibition on Alexander the Great

An exciting new exhibition titled ‘The Immortal Alexander the Great’ will be exhibited in the Hermitage Amsterdam from 18 September 2010 until 18 March 2011. Spanning a period of almost 2500 years, over 350 masterpieces will be exhibited, exploring Alexander the Great’s journey to the East, and the influence of Hellenism upon the vast foreign lands he encountered. It will […]

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Collecting history and ideas from Greece

Collecting history and ideas from Greece

Dean Kalymniou’s coin collection - part of the Greek collectors exhibition - reflects the impact Hellenic culture has had throughout Asia. Thomas Andronas 3 May 2010 The Hellenic Museum at the former Royal Mint will soon play host to an unusual collection of collections. Launching in mid-May, the exhibition brings together private collections of Greek pottery and coins ranging […]

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