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P4t: Harvey Belovski 20/7/2016

yesterday morning (wednesday 20th), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

‘Alexander the Great seems like a remote figure, but his influence is still felt today.’

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Alexander in the East

Alexander the Great never reached his goal of conquering all the inhabited earth. This was simply beyond his army’s endurance. But he did get as far east as ancient Bactria, in modern Afghanistan. 3,369 more words

Ancient History

The Birth of Alexander the Great

The Mythical Birth of Alexander the Great – I by Egisto Sani, 2010

Via Flickr:

Left side: Philippe, Olympias and the snake.
Right side: Alexandre the Great with a Nymphe and Olympias with Therapena (a nurce ?). 56 more words

20th July - On This Day In History


356 BC Alexander The Great (Macedonian conqueror)


1973 Bruce Lee (martial arts expert and actor)

On This Day:

1837 Euston Station, London, opens… 14 more words

Historical Evidence

Do you believe in the existence of Socrates? Alexander the Great? Julius Caesar? If historicity is established by written records in multiple copies that date originally from near contemporaneous sources, there is far more proof for Christ’s existence than for any of theirs. 9 more words

Jesus Christ

Knowledge is power!

Following in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, I traveled from Greece to Egypt this month (July 2016) and visited the magnificent library in Alexandria, the city which he founded.   536 more words


Alexander in India: Talking Trees Prophesy Death

For previous translations from the Alexander Romance (attributed to Pseudo-Callisthenes but available in many different versions and languages), including Alexander’s visit with the naked-philosophers, go here… 927 more words