How did Alexander the Great spread greek culture throughout his empire ? Whithin 10 years from 334 BC, the Greek Macedonian Alexander the Great broke the power of the Persian King Darius III , conquered with decisive battles all Persia and settled Greek empire stretched from Greece to the Indus River. Some people today still think they are Alexander descendants as the Kalash people from Afghanistan….
What are the seven wonders of the ancient world How many still exist ? Here is the seven wonders of the ancient world list and pictures. Where seven wonders of the ancient world ?
Here is the list of UNESCO world heritage sites in Greece. The list of world heritage sites greece has Acropolis buildings in Athens. 17 unesco world heritage sites are located in Greece. It’s worth discovering 2500 years of history in Europe. Go ahead with your plan of travel in Greecethis year !
Discover Ancient Olympia city state. Did you know that the word Olympic comes from the name of the town Olympia in Greece where the ancient Olympic games were always ? Learn about Ancient Olympia Greece history. How big was Ancient Olympia ? Where is Ancient Olympia located ? How to get to ancient Olympia. I will answer you about all that and more….
Why is Saint George day celebrated ? Saint George name day is brightly celebrated in Greece as many many Greeks have the name « Georgios ». Saint George is one of the most venerated Saint in the Orthodox churches.
See below what are the most famous and best movies about Ancient Greece these last years. 2014 is the best year at Hollywood for the film » 300 : The rise of an Empire« retelling of the Battle of Salamis and 2013 for the Persy Jackson film series with new version of the Golden Fleece coming from Greek Mythology.