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- Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:52 am
- Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
- Topic: Alexander sent Afghan soil to his mother?
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"Alexander’s mother Olympias wrote him a letter once,” the officer tells me, “getting on his case for taking so long to knock off these primitive, poverty-stricken Afghans. So Alexander captured three tribal chiefs and sent them back to Macedonia, each one carrying an offering of soil from his own t...