Mosaic by unknown artist(s) of Alexander the Great. Image via Wikipedia.com

Alexander’s The Great’s Drinking Contest That Killed 41 People

One of the greatest rulers in world history also sponsored one of the most irresponsible and deadly competitions

Andrew Martin
4 min readJun 29, 2022

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As the King of Macedonia, Alexander III (Better known as Alexander the Great), built his legacy on accumulating great wealth and an unblemished military record. The creator…

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Andrew Martin

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