This is a CRAZY story!
The people from an island fortress off the coast of Syria / Lebanon refuse to let Alexander sacrifice to their god Melqart aka Heracles – so he lays siege to it. Six months later, tens of thousands of Tyrians are dead and / or sold into slavery. During the siege, Alexander is forced to invent brand new forms of siege warfare and the Tyrians invent the ship bomb.
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The Music: We want to get down on our knees and worship the amazing and talented composer who offered us the use of one of his amazing tracks, “Hero”, as our theme music: Jofre Horta. He's already a big deal in the composing world but he's going to be even bigger – and you can say you heard him first on our little show! Listen to his whole album on Spotify or iTunes.