Tag Archives: Greece

Yesterday in History II

Derveni Papyrus Found (January 15, 1962) It’s all Greek to me… The Derveni papyrus, Europe’s oldest surviving manuscript dating from 340 BCE, is found in Greece. “The main part of the text is a commentary on a hexameter poem ascribed … Continue reading

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The City of Alexandria Connects These Two Romans

Are They Both Reincarnations of Alexander the Great? We are into the speculative mind of my imagination. I have NO proof, except for astrology. Let’s explore these two individuals’ connections, other than their names. Do you see that Yod? Antony’s … Continue reading

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The Roman Emperor who Thought He was Alexander Reborn

Caracalla (April 4, 188 AD – April 8, 217 AD) Well, it was bound to happen. The son of the first black Roman Emperor (Septimius Severus, born in Libya) gets to co-rule with his father from the tender age of … Continue reading

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Was Alexander the Great Assassinated at Age 32?

Alexander the Great (July 20, 356 BC – June 10, 323 BC) It’s one of those great mysteries. After drinking some wine, he died two weeks later. Was the wine poisoned? Did someone want him out of the way? Maybe … Continue reading

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When Alexander the Great Conquered Persia

Battle of Gaugamela (October 1, 331 BC) This is an historic battle for many reasons, but the most obvious is that a Macedonian army defeated the Persians in their own back yard. And the Persians under Darius III had the … Continue reading

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