May 20, 2016

Life Of Alexander The Great #61 – The Day After

The day after Alexander died, his inner circle of “bodyguards” (eg his leading commanders) had a conference to decide who would take the king's place. Would […]
May 19, 2016

WHAT SHOULD WE DO NEXT?

What should we do after we finish the Wars of the Successors? Vote now! Feel free to choose multiple selections and even add your own suggestions. […]
May 13, 2016

Life Of Alexander The Great #60 – The War of the Successors

Well the King is dead. Who will take his place? As it turns out, this question results in a 40 year war between Alexander's top men. […]
May 6, 2016

Life Of Alexander The Great #59 – Patrick Garvey

Today we have a GUEST – Patrick Garvey from achillesgene.com. Patrick works in marketing and has a degree in political science from Centre College in Kentucky. […]
April 29, 2016

Life Of Alexander The Great #58 – Exit Alexander

In May 323, a week before his intended invasion of Arabia, Alexander throws a party to celebrate the announcement by the oracle of Zeus Ammon at […]
April 22, 2016

Life Of Alexander The Great #57 – MC Hammurabi

In 323, Alexander heads back to Babylon where he is met by a group of Chaldean philosophers who warn him not to enter the city. He […]
April 15, 2016

Life Of Alexander The Great #56 – War & Death

Most of this episode is us discussing what the ancient Greeks might have felt about war, violence and death. There's also a bit on Lycurgus, the […]
April 8, 2016

Life Of Alexander The Great #55 – Hephaestion And The Chicken

  Hephaestion parties hard, comes down with a fever, starts to recover and then decides to celebrate with a gallon of wine and a whole chicken. […]
April 1, 2016

Life Of Alexander The Great #54 – Alexandra Morris

Our guest today is Alexandra Morris. She has an undergraduate degree in archaeology, art history, and anthropology at SUNY Potsdam and an MA in Egyptology at […]