November 6, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #35 – The Philotas Affair

In this episode, Alexander has to deal with THE PHILOTAS AFFAIR. Philotas, the son of Philip's old general, Parmenion, and currently commander of Alexander's Companion Cavalry, is accused of […]
October 30, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #34 – The Orient Express

In this shortish episode, we talk about Alexander's increasing “orientalism” – the potential reasons for it and the ways it caused him trouble. HOW TO LISTEN […]
October 25, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #33 – The Death of Darius

Darius gives a long speech to his inner circle about how much he values their loyalty – and as a show of thanks, they clap him […]
October 17, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #32- Persepolis

Alexander enters Persepolis – and then has it destroyed. The greatest city in the world (probably) at the time and he not only allows it to […]
October 11, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #31 – The Persian Gates

Believe it or not, Alexander nearly blows it in this episode! He falls for a trap and gets a bunch of his men killed. But, as […]
October 2, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #30 – Babylon

In Episode #30, Alexander marches on Babylon, one of the Wonders of the Ancient World, while Darius runs for the mountains and tries to convince his […]
September 25, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #29 – The Battle Of Gaugamela, Part II

In this episode we finish the story of how young King Alexander III of Macedon, in a strange and hot land, out-numbered 5-to-1, wiped the floor […]
September 18, 2015

#28 – The Battle Of Gaugamela, Part I

In this episode Alexander III of Macedon marches all the way from Alexandria in Egypt to Gaugamela (near Mosul in modern day Iraq) where Darius of […]
September 12, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #27 – The Founding Of Alexandria

Alexander visits the Oracle of Siwah to ask your usual questions: “Who is my father” and “Am I fated to rule the world” – you know, […]