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Intolerant Hellenism: Alexander the Accursed

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Alexander the Great is one of the best known generals and conquerors in history. He created an empire that extended from Macedon to Northwest India that included Egypt in Africa. 2,787 more words

Religion

There Will Always Be War

By Alan Caruba ~

We begin with the reality that the United States and many other nations are at war with militant Islamists. They are a growing army of religious zealots murdering Christians, Jews, others who are not Muslim, and even other Muslims. 1,111 more words

News And Views

Late Babylonian Private Letters

Before Christmas a senior colleague recommended that I should read the new volume of Spätbabylonische Privatbriefe from Ugarit-Verlag. I am grateful that they did. The orientalists in Vienna are working on a project on Babylonia from the end of the seventh century BCE to the end of cuneiform writing on clay, and as part of this project they are editing the many letters which survive from this period. 504 more words

Ancient

Achaemenid Inscription Found in Iran's Perspolis

TEHRAN (FNA)- Archaeologists said they have discovered pieces of a stone inscription belonging to an ancient Achaemenid emperor in Persepolis in Iran’s Southern province of Fars. 179 more words

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