Cousins or Dating
haha, everyone says we look alike but i dont see it
In Actuality, Alexander Only Had Two Sons
Alexander had a complicated love life, ranging from a possible relationship with Hephaestion to a relationship with a Thessalian courtesan to impregnating multiple women.
A Mistranslation of a Very Popular Quote From Alexander
Alexander's insatiable longing for glory and how an Englishman, John Miner, created something worthy of a book of memorable sayings and coined one of the few classical tags still recognized today.
Diogenes and Alexander
A funny exchange between Alexander the Great and Diogenes, and how Alexander was tutored by Aristotle and learned about Persian customs and traditions.
Notes on The History of Menswear
All about the history of menswear, from the Chinese ruling class wearing nail polish to the introduction of modern streetwear.
If You Could Have Dinner with Anyone
If you could have dinner with anyone from the past, who would it be?
Dinner with any person from the
Consumerism in a 250 Year Old Country
There’s a quip from the historian Will Durant, that a nation is born stoic and dies epicurean. (Location 538)
Thankful to Cleopatra and Her Plain Looking-ness
Imagine being dragged this hard 2000 years after you were dead—devastating
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