I don’t know which is more stupid … this claim or the fact that a news organization would actually give it any attention at all (to say nothing of a county board of some sort). From the CarmiTimes: An Iuka man who believes the lost Tomb of Alexander the Great may be located in extreme … Continue reading Alexander’s Tomb In … Southern Illinois???
Some must-reading in the wake of last week’s silliness … it’s clear that there’s even sillier stuff going on in FYROM/Macedonia: Macedonia: Alexander the Great as Media Bait (Global Voices)
When I first read this I had to double check the calendar and make sure it wasn’t April Fool’s Day … it wasn’t, but apparently it was a very slow news day for the ABC folks … or perhaps it was a very busy day for something so freakin’ bizarre to make it past the … Continue reading Alexander the Great’s Tomb … In Australia?
One of the things you get used to when you’re blogging things about the ancient world is that whenever there is some significant date for some significant ancient figure coming up, you can pretty much be sure that there will be some major — and usually ill-supported — discovery tied somehow to that event. Most … Continue reading Aristotelian Skepticism: Is It Really His Tomb?
I was hoping we’d hear more about this find … from eKathimerini: An ancient tomb along with burial offerings, allegedly belonging to a man who died around the time of Alexander the Great, has been unearthed at the ancient city of Aigai, in northern Greece. The archaeologist in charge of the excavation at Aigai, Aggeliki … Continue reading Unlooted Tomb from Aigai/Vergina