Tag: alexander
Macedonia 16.08.19 | 09:46

Plaque declaring Alexander a Hellenic hero lasted a few hours

The plaque glued onto the statue of Alexander the Great in Skopje’s central Macedonia square lasted a few hours after it was glued onto the statue. Posting the plaque which declares the monument a part of the Hellenic cultural heritage was one of the most humiliating elements of the Prespa treaty. It...

Macedonia 03.04.19 | 14:20

Alexander statue will be named as Alexander, but he will be declared “part of the Hellenic history”

The Alexander the Great monument in the center of Skopje, whose official name is “warrior on a horse”, will soon be officially named and marked as a statue of Alexander, but the sign will also have to include an inscription that Alexander “belongs to the Hellenic history”. This...

Macedonia 29.03.19 | 11:25

Athens plans to erect a statue of its conqueror – Alexander the Great

Greek media are reporting that sculptor Yiannis Pappas was commissioned to make a 3.5 meters high monument of Alexander the Great which would be placed in Athens. The report comes after an alleged proposal to make a monumental swap – the large Macedonian statue of Alexander the Great which adorns...

Macedonia 12.03.19 | 13:00

Greek Minister denies proposal to swap Macedonia’s Alexander the Great statue for the Athenian “Runner”

A Greek Minister today denied that she was considering a proposal to swap the Alexander the Great statue in Skopje – officially known as Warrior on a horse – for the modern Dromeas/Runner statue in Athens. Several Greek media outlets yesterday reported that the Greek Culture Minister Myrsini...