Spirits in the shapes of ALEXANDER THE GREAT
, of his Paramour, of DARIUS, and of HELEN.
Considering the difficulties which men have had to hold to a newly acquired state, some might wonder how, seeing that Alexander the Great
became the master of Asia in a few years, and died whilst it was scarcely settled (whence it might appear reasonable that the whole empire would have rebelled), nevertheless his successors maintained themselves, and had to meet no other difficulty than that which arose among themselves from their own ambitions.
And because my first inclination was to be entertained with scenes of pomp and magnificence, I desired to see Alexander the Great
at the head of his army, just after the battle of Arbela: which, upon a motion of the governor's finger, immediately appeared in a large field, under the window where we stood.
Our taste so much pleased the Squire that he insisted on being put in as one of the family, in the character of Alexander the Great
, at Olivia's feet.
It was built (although about this matter there is some dispute) by Seleucus Nicanor, the first king of the country after Alexander the Great
, in memory of his father Antiochus, and became immediately the residence of the Syrian monarchy.
There is a mythical story of a wonderful speaking-trumpet possessed by Alexander the Great
, by which he could call a soldier who was ten miles distant; but there was probably no substitute for the human voice except flags and beacon-fires, or any faster method of travel than the gait of a horse or a camel across ungraded plains.
Nero's dinner shall transform Nero into the mildest of men before he has done digesting it, and the morning draught of Alexander the Great
shall make Alexander run for his life at the first sight of the enemy the same afternoon.
Was not a bowl of wine the cause of the demise of Alexander the Great
, or, at least, does not Dr.
And it's into this very world we will teleport Alexander the Great
-- to witness what he might have done if he was an advertising great.
The rally was staged in front of the statue of Alexander the Great
where protestors waved Greek flags, held banners reading "There is only one Macedonia and it is Greek
The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Skopje touched down at Alexander the Great
Airport on Monday.
This volume presents final versions of papers read at a conference in Wroclaw in 2013, on Alexander the Great
(356 BC-323 BC).