In this episode, Alexander marches his army through the Hindu Kush – an 800-kilometre-long (500 mi) mountain range that stretches between central Afghanistan and northern Pakistan – to sneak up on Bessus.

Along the way we manage to talk about a guy getting beheaded, cannabis, Greco-Buddhism, Prometheus, Monkey Magic, eating raw horsemeat, drunken wisdom – a dick in a box.

Use this map for reference. 1024px-AlexanderIndiaMap


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