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Conquering The Need To Conquer

There is a great story, told masterfully by author Steven Pressfield in his book The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great about an encounter that Alexander had upon entering India for the first time. 522 more words

Greatness

Thessaloniki

How wonderful it is to be back to the place where I spent the first few years of my youth! As we got on the city bus to arrive to Eirini’s place the city bit by bit came back. 847 more words

Travel

Cappadocia

The sign above the sink in the public washroom said it plainly:
Do we piss in your ashtray ?
Please do not throw cigarette bullets in the sink ! 710 more words

'In the Footsteps of Alexander' with Michael Wood at Manchester Museum

Last night Michael Wood, Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester, gave a public lecture entitled ‘In the footsteps of Alexander: a fresh look at an epic journey’. 680 more words

Ancient Worlds Blog

More on the Macedonian Tomb: Enigmatic Caryatids!

We are on the edge of our seats, waiting for archaeologists to enter the inner chamber and find out who the heck is in this tomb! 163 more words

Art

More on the lost tomb of Alexander the Great

The other day I posted on the Macedonian tomb that has been just discovered in Greece. They are now almost ready to enter the inner chamber. 52 more words

Travel