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A History Of: Alexander Remastered
A digitally remastered look at the life of Alexander the Great, from his birth in Macedonia and his conquests to the edge of the world and back.
Jun 1, 2014
Episode 22 - The End
This week in Alexander Remastered, we bring the show to a close.
Mar 9, 2014
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Nov 20, 2013
Episode 21 - What Happened Next
This week in Alexander Remastered, we look at Alexander's successors, all the civil wars, and how Alexander's Empire tore itself apart.
Nov 13, 2013
Episode 20 - Death
This week in Alexander Remastered, we turn to Alexander's final days.
Oct 30, 2013
Episode 19 - Mutiny on the Opis
This week in Alexander Remastered, we focus heavily on a mutiny by Alexander's troops at Opis.
Oct 16, 2013
Episode 18 - Endgame
This week in Alexander Remastered, we cover Alexander's journey across Gedrosia back to Persia, and the 'reign of terror' which followed.
Oct 9, 2013
Episode 17 - Out of Luck
This week in Alexander Remastered, we cover Alexander's journey down the Indus as he falls into a spot of bother.
Oct 2, 2013
Episode 16 - To the Ends of the Earth
This week in Alexander Remastered, we cover Alexander's journey into India, Battle of the Hydaspes and the mutiny which would force him to head for home.
Sep 25, 2013
Episode 15 - There be Trouble in Them Thar Hills
The 'plots' of Philotas, Cleitus and Callisthenes.
Sep 18, 2013
Episode 14 - Mountain Chases
In this episode we cover the chase of Darius and Bessus through Central Asia.
Sep 11, 2013
Episode 13 - Victory Lap
In this episode we cover the capture of Babylon, Susa and Persepolis.
Sep 4, 2013
Episode 12 - Alexander vs. Darius: Round 2 - This Time It's Personal
In this episode we cover the battle of Gaugamela.
Aug 27, 2013
Episode 11 - O, pai Dios
In this episode we look at Alexander's journey to the oracle at Siwa, whether Alexander thought he was a god, the government of his empire and the Agis revolt.
Aug 13, 2013
Episode 10 - Entering Egypt
In this episode we look at Alexander's siege of Gaza, his march into Egypt and the foundation of Alexandria.
Aug 6, 2013
Episode 9 - Taking Tyre
In this episode we look at Alexander's advance south into Phoenicia and the siege of Tyre.
Jul 30, 2013
Episode 8 - Alexander vs. Darius
In this episode we look at Alexander's first confrontation with Darius at the Battle of Issus.
Jul 23, 2013
Episode 7 - I Have Undone It
In this episode we look at Alexander's movements across Asia, the Gordian Knot, the war in the Greek islands and introduce Darius.
Jul 16, 2013
Episode 6 - First Strike
In this episode we look at Alexander's crossing into Asia, focusing on the Battle of the River Granicus.
Jul 9, 2013
Episode 5 - Consolidating Power
In this episode we look at Alexander's personality, before looking at just how chaotic the first years of his rule were. Alexander must deal with the Barbarians and the Greeks before Macedonia is ready to challenge Persia.
Jul 2, 2013
Episode 4 - The Young Alexander
In this episode we look at Alexander's youth. We go over the omens surrounding his birth, his upbringing, his friends, his early career - including the Battle of Charonea, and the assassination of Philip.
Jun 25, 2013
Episode 3 - Philip and the Macedonians
In this episode we have a quick history of Macedonia, looking at the origins of the Kingdom, and its difficulties throughout the classical period. We look at the rise of Philip, seeing just how and why he was able to dominate Greece in the way he did.
Jun 18, 2013
Episode 2 - Squabbles
In this episode we have a rapid fire history of classical Greece, looking at the campaigns by Athens against Persia, the rise of the Athenian Empire, the Peloponnesian War, Sparta's rise and fall, the rise of Thebes and ultimately the wars that doomed Greece. Also featuring the Thucydides fan club hour.
Jun 11, 2013
Episode 1 - Introduction
Hello and welcome to A History Of: Alexander the Great - Remastered. In this episode we will introduce the world Alexander was born into, by looking at the Persians, the Greeks, the Macedonians and taking the historical narrative up to the defeat of the Persians in their invasion of Greece. We will also review our sources.