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here-toga

here-toga, m.n: the leader of an army or of a people, a general.

Image: Alexander the Great, a very famous here-toga, slaying some seriously badass dragons. 66 more words

Old English

Amphipolis - the final resting place of Alexander the Great?

There are many reports on the mysterious amphipolis kasta gravesite recently. Articles and social media discuss the possibilites having discovered the tomb of Alexander the Great and his mother, the infamous and witch-like Olympias. 202 more words

History

Alexander the Great virtual museum to be completed end of 2015, archaeologist says | ChaniaPost.eu

The virtual museum for Alexander the Great, which through the internet will present the personality and the legacy of the Macedonian king to the whole world, is expected to be completed at the end of 2015, archaeologist, head of the Imathia Antiquities Ephorate and initiator of the project Angeliki Kottaridou said on Monday at an event held at Ianos bookstore. 187 more words

21st Century

Power Reading Mary Renault

Yesterday, I received what for a library user can only be described as The E-mail of Doom: Someone has asked to borrow a book that I have taken out, please could I return it? 205 more words

Twentieth Century Literature

"Fire From Heaven" by Mary Renault

On a whim, I read Fire From Heaven by Mary Renault. It was her first book based on the life of Alexander the Great, covering the period from his early childhood until his father (King Phillip of Macedon) died. 230 more words