Alexander the great was one of the emperors who conquered almost all parts of the world. He extended his kingdom from a small kingdom of Macedonia to the very large area, almost whole world. 405 more words
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I love ancient history, but it’s frustrating to only know what individuals looked like through stylized art and cold materials such as bronze and marble. Statues of Alexander the Great may not be true portraits, but instead represent a cultural and artistic ideal, but we can see in photos of Elvis Presley that he certainly would have been considered a classic male in 3rd-4th centuries BCE.
More excitement at Amphipolis as archaeologists revealed a beautiful mosaic, mostly intact depicting the abduction of Persephone into the Underworld – a popular tale in Greek Mythology. 182 more words