Manage episode 374817348 series 3434844
In the Season 1 finale, Sara has a little gift for Luke and Sam before diving into the life and times of the Macedonian king and general Alexander the Great. The hosts revel in Irish accents galore. Sam investigates the four versions of the movie Alexander, including nudity, so that you don’t have to.
P.S. At 24 minutes, Sara says Pelopponesian Wars when she should have said Persian Wars. Whoops!
- Legal threat over 'gay' Alexander | The Guardian - An explanation behind the (threatened) lawsuit against the film Alexander.
- New explanation for Alexander the Great's death - The Archaeology News Network - Article explaining Dr. Hall's theory behind the cause of Alexander the Great's death.
- Alexander Mosaic - The Alexander mosaic, depicting the Battle of Issus between Alexander and Darius III, in the House of the Faun in Pompeii (in the public domain)
- Plutarch: Life of Alexander - A translation of Plutarch's biography of Alexander.