7th BSEC Month of Culture
1-30 November 2023
Documentary - Hellenic Republic
Let’s embark on a digital journey in the region of Kilkis!
"Seleucus I Nikator. From Europos to the Hellenistic World"
This award-winning documentary presents Seleucus I, one of the most important successors of Alexander the Great and founder of the Seleucid dynasty of the Hellenistic Period.
In 2020, the video won the 2nd prize at the Popular Choice category at the Museums in Short Awards - the international contest for museums' best short videos. It is shown at the Visitor Information Centre at the Archaeological Site of Europos in the Region of Kilkis.
The English version of the video is available HERE
The Greek version of the video is available HERE
"The City of the Morrylians"
A second award-winning documentary again from the Region of Kilkis, depicts aspects of the political, social and religious life of the ancient metropolis of the Morrylians, an important city (4th century B.C. – 2nd century A.D.) in the region of ancient Crystonia (Ano Apostoloi, Kilkis).
The video was the 2021 winner in the Popular Choice category at the Museums in Short Awards- the international contest for museums' best short videos.
The subtitled version of the video is available HERE
Until 5 December 2023, the Municipality of Kilkis hosts a photography exhibition entitled ‘’Aert's, Aergitis, short stories about Pontus Euxinus’’, which is based on the worship of Saint George in Pontus Hellenism. If you are in the city, do not miss out on this!
Sources & pictures taken from: https://www.facebook.com/Kilkismuseum/posts/2599421950361681, https://www.museumsinshort.eu/home/
Picture No 1: "Seleucus I Nikator. From Europos to the Hellenistic World"
Picture No 2: "The City of the Morrylians"
Picture No 3: ‘’Aert's, Aergitis, short stories about Pontus Euxinus’’
Courtesy of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Kilkis, Ministry of Culture of the Hellenic Republic
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