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Achilles Knew

I could build us houses
From the stones they threw

I thought by dying young
I was giving years to you


Hephaestion's Remains - Update

Exactly one year ago I wrote a post for this blog in which I speculated about what might have happened to Hephaestion’s body after he died. 2,105 more words


Among the Wounded

III. The Battle of Gaugamela
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About sixty of Alexander’s Companions were killed; among the wounded were Coenus, Menidas, and Hephaestion himself.

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Ptolemy I Soter

Getting worried now.

It seems like every paper I write for this class is worse than the one before it.  That wouldn’t necessarily bother me if I had  543 more words


Love and Longing in Art: Achilles and Patroclus

The story of Achilles and Patroclus is central to the story of Iliad. It is the death of Patroclus – when clad in Achilles’s armour – that ends the feud between Achilles and Agamemnon. 621 more words