Show on rare Trebizond Alexander Romance Codex in Greek city of Thessaloniki

A unique medieval illuminated manuscript on the life and works of Alexander the Great - Codex 5 of the Venice Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and post-Byzantine Studies - has been unveiled in digital form to the public for the first time, in an exhibition organized as part of the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), ANA reports. The exhibition was set up in cooperation with the foreign and education ministries in Greece and is taking place in Thessaloniki's Alexandreio Melathron indoor sports complex, where it will run until September 16. According to researchers, the manuscript is a romance based on the life of Alexander the Great and gives a detailed account of the events prior to and during his campaign of conquest, which took him as far as India, where he also carried the ideals and values of Greek thought and science taught to him by his teacher, the Greek philosopher Aristotle. RELATED TOPICS: Greece, Greek tourism news, Tourism in Greece, Greek islands, Hotels in Greece, Travel to Greece, Greek destinations, Greek travel market, Greek tourism statistics, Greek tourism report Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons License: CC-BY-SA Copyright: Zweifüssler Let's block ads! (Why?)