September 4, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #26 – The Siege of Gaza

Alexander heads towards Egypt, stopping first at Gaza where the satrap Batis refuses to submit, forcing the Macedonians to spend several months laying siege. Even an […]
August 21, 2015
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Life Of Alexander The Great #25 – The Siege Of Tyre

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 […]
August 14, 2015

Life Of Alexander The Great #24 – The Lamentation Of Their Women

The aftermath of the Battle of Issus. Alexander deals with Darius' wife, mother and children, forging a lifelong relationship with Sysigambis (the mother). Letters are exchanged […]
August 7, 2015

#23 – The Battle Of Issus

It's late 333 BCE. Alexander faces Darius on the battlefield for the first time! He's outnumbered – 3 to 1 or even 11 to 1, depending […]
July 23, 2015

#22 – A Brush With Death!

It's all happening in this episode! Memnon is using the Persian fleet to undo a lot of Alexander's “liberations”. BUT he dies mysteriously, putting the Persian battle […]
July 17, 2015

#21 – Cutting the Gordian Knot

It's Winter 333 and Alexander is a man on a mission (from Zeus). He's storming towns, has to arrest one of his own commanders, parts the […]
July 10, 2015

#20 – Miletus & Halicarnassus

Alexander marches south and “liberates” city after city. He dedicates his first temple. He ignores omens from the gods. He creates a new Oracle of Apollo. […]
July 3, 2015

#19 – GOLD

After his first big battle against the Persians at Granicus River, Big Al starts marching south to find more gold. It's all about the gold. We […]
June 25, 2015

#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 […]