Life Of Alexander The Great #18 – Battle of the Granicus River

In this exciting episode, we see Alexander engage the Persians for the first time! We also talk about Persian religion, Zoroastrianism, and talk a little about the achievements and history of the Persian empire. Then we get stuck into the Battle of the Granicus River, where young Alexander proves himself, yet again, to be a master of strategy and to be just plain crazy.

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Life Of Alexander The Great #17 – Alexander Goes To Persia

In #17, we see Alexander take his army to Persia!
We also go into detail about his sex life (or lack thereof), how to make armour out of linen, Alexander’s relationship to Achilles and a bit of a quick refresher on the Trojan War.

This episode is available to our Hetairoi and Diadochi members on 2015-06-11 and will be available to our Pezhetairoi members on 2015-06-18.

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Life Of Alexander The Great #16 – Only The Balls

On this episode we’re talking about Alexander’s preparations to invade Persia, the influence of Xenophon’s Anabasis, the rise of Darius III as king of Persia, and the history of eunuchs and circumcision.

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