ALEXANDER THE GREAT DIES AT 33

On this day in history... June 13   323 BC: Alexander the Great dies On this day in 323 BC,  Alexander the Great, the young Macedonian military genius who forged an empire stretching from the eastern Mediterranean to India, dies in Babylon, in present-day Iraq, at the age of 33. Born in Macedonia to King Phillip II …

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GRIEG’S PETER GYNT aka PER GYNT COMES TO ME AGAIN IN DREAMTIME

Coming out of a dream this Sunday morning (May 6), I heard some music that I thought at first was Tchaikovsky's. It sounded like a dance, like the Nutcracker ballet. But I knew it was not the Nutcracker. On my drive to Prescott and Sedona, just as I was comping up to the Sunset Point …

FALL OF TROY

On April 24, 1184 BCE, the city of Troy fell to invading Greek armies, ending the Trojan War. The Trojan War is an important story in Geek mythology and literature. The ancient Greek poet Homer wrote about the final days of the Trojan War in his epic The Iliad.