Skaters perform stunts in front of Alexander the Great’s statue in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki. A modern statue of Alexander, mounted on the rearing Bucephalus, overlooks the Thermaic Gulf at Thessaloniki, the city founded by Cassander, one of Alexander’s successors. Thriving from the 3rd century BC until the present, Thessaloniki is one of the great old cities in Europe. Photo courtesy of Eleftherios Kostans.