Saturday, July 03, 2004

Now here is a 'Pagan survival'

Is Alexander the Great's body actually in Venice? In the current issue of History Today, historian Andrew Chugg makes the case that the mummified body of "St. Mark" treasured in Venice might actually be that of the world-conqueror Alexander (356-323 BCE). (Article available online, registration required.) It's all timed for the movie, of course.


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