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How Macedonian Became Wealthy

NOTE: The 20 year old son being Alexander the Great, of course. ;)

Macedonian is North of Greece and West of Thrace. They may or may not have been considered Greek themselves, but based on what I know about the Greek world, Macedonians were probably considered barbarians or at the very least country-hicks. 342 more words

Greek History

The Conqueror's Wife: A Novel of Alexander the Great by Stephanie Thornton

A historical fiction about Alexander the Great from the viewpoint of the women in his life.

I have mixed feelings about this one. I read it, well devoured it really, in just a few sittings. 493 more words

Book Review

Game of Successors, Part 1: Clash of Councilors

On June 11, 323 B.C./B.C.E., Alexander the Great died in Babylon after struggling with an unknown infirmity for over a week, abruptly ending his mercurial series of conquests that had built a Macedonian empire spanning Europe, Asia Minor, and Africa. 987 more words


Splendor Solis, Plate 4

Four is an important number in alchemy; it contains the basic elements which constitute creation, and it is the understanding of creation with the intent of reshaping it that the alchemist aspires to. 928 more words


Queer Classics: Fire from Heaven by Mary Renault

This is the first of Mary Renault’s Alexander the Great trilogy, a fictional account of Alexander’s early years. I’m glad I read this as my first novel of the new year, because it’s excellent. 289 more words

Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon, better known as Alexander the Great single-handedly changed the nature of the ancient world in little more than a decade.

Alexander was born in the northern Greek Kingdom of Macedonia in July 356BC.  421 more words


Ya'jooj and Ma'jooj: Who Are They And Where Do They Live ?

Islam teaches that 99.6% of the Earth’s population lives in an undiscovered icy wasteland, the exact location of which is presently unknown. This proposition is patently false thus showing that Islam is obviously in error and is not the religion of God. 987 more words