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Tag: Alexander the Great

New plaque on Alexander the Great statue in Prilep

New plaque on Alexander the Great statue in Prilep

A new plaque was placed at the base of the statue of Alexander the Great in Prilep, Republika reported. The plate states: “In honor of Alexander the Great, historic figure belonging to…

Artist uses AI to recreate face of Alexander the Great

Artist uses AI to recreate face of Alexander the Great

Dutch photographer and digital designer Bas Uterwijk has used artificial intelligence to create a ‘photograph’ of Alexander the Great… or what he could have looked like. Uterwijk who has a background in…

Alexander the Great was born on this day in 356 BC

Alexander the Great was born on this day in 356 BC

Alexander the Great, otherwise referred to as the “King of Kings” was born on July 20 or 21, 356 B.C. in Pella, Macedonia. He was tutored by philosopher Aristotle until the age…

Usain Bolt reveals his daughter's Greek name 2

Usain Bolt reveals his daughter’s Greek name

The retired eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt took to social media to introduce his first child to the world. The greatest sprinter of all time became a father last May. Bolt and…

Alexander the Great

On this day in 323 BC: The Death of Alexander the Great

On June 10, 323 BC in the late evening, after battling an unknown illness for nearly two weeks, Alexander the Great (Megas Alexandros), otherwise referred to as the “King of Kings”, quietly…

Monastiri's economy is collapsing without Greek tourists 6

Monastiri’s economy is collapsing without Greek tourists

The coronavirus pandemic confirmed that the fragile local economy of Monastiri (Μοναστήρι; Битола) in Greece’s neighbouring country now known as “North Macedonia”, depends largely on the attendance of Greek citizens, according to…

Constantine Cavafy

Poetic parallelism between Constantine Cavafy and Jaime Gil de Biedma

By Maydaa Nadar Today we celebrate the beloved Greek poet Constantine Cavafy. He was born on the 29th April 1863 in Alexandria, Egypt. Cavafy passed away in 1933, on the day of his 70th birthday, suffering from larynx cancer. To…

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