March 13, 2015 cameron

Life Of Alexander The Great #11 – An Act Of War

Another 140 minutes of smart, funny and silly entertainment for y’all!

And GOOD NEWS – young Alexander makes his entrance on the world stage!

Also in this episode:

  • Philip finally decides to take over Thrace once and for all
  • He also decides to take control of Byzantium
  • His “truce” with Artaxerxes III Ochus of Persia runs out of steam
  • Demosthenes continues to drive Athens towards full out war against Philip – and he finally gets what he wants!
  • Philip captures Athens’ grain fleet, destroys 180 of their ships, sells their grain
  • We see the introduction, for the first time in history, of the power of the torsion siege engine, which will become a part of warfare for the next 1800 years!
  • Philip destroys Scythia, and takes 20,000 slaves, only to lose them to the Triballi!
  • We go into detail about the god of parties, Dionysus!
  • And finally it all ends with an all out declaration of war between Macedonia and Athens!

 

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