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Heir to Greatness – Part 3: The Successors

The period immediately after Alexander the Great’s death was one of confusion and uncertainty. The great conqueror had left no clear instructions for the succession – a curious oversight, considering his formidable organisational powers. Maybe Alexander had finally convinced himself … Continue reading

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Ancient History: Pergamum

Pergamum (or Pergamon) was a Greek city situated some 26km (16 miles) from the western coast of Anatolia (modern Turkey). Like many sites from antiquity, the city’s origins remain shrouded in myth. The first mention of it is in 399BC, … Continue reading

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