Alexander the Great

July 26 marks Alexandria’s National Day

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 12:43 GMT

It is the day that coincides with the departure of King Farouk on board the "Mahrousa" yacht, on his way to exile in Italy, following the revolution of July 23, 1952.

Egyptian-French archaeological mission discovers warship from Ptolemaic era, remains of Greek funerary area dating back to 4th century BC

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 12:51 GMT

The Egyptian-French archaeological mission of the European Institute for Underwater Archeology (IEASM), discovered the wreck of a warship from the Ptolemaic period.

July 7 marks the establishment of Egypt’s Alexandria

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 02:12 GMT

Alexander the Great and his successors made Alexandria the capital of Egypt until the Islamic conquest of Egypt at the hands of Amr ibn al-Aas in the year 641.

Story of the Ptolemaic era: What did the Macedonians do in Egypt?

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 03:49 GMT

Egypt became part of the Macedonian Empire after the victory of Alexander the Great over the Persian king Dara III in 332 BC.

Alexander the Great may have suffered from Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 01:59 GMT

GBS is a rare but serious immune disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy cells in the nervous system.

Five ancient tombs that still remain a mystery

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:19 GMT

The exact locations of the tombs of Nefertiti, Thutmose II, Ramses VIII, Alexander The Great and Ankhesenamun remain a mystery to this date.

Important facts about Alexandria’s ancient sarcophagus

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 01:08 GMT

The ex-dean of the Faculty of Archelogy Mohamed Hamza revealed to Egypt Today some important facts about the sarcophagus that was unearthed in Alexandria.

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