Smithsonian: Alexander the Great and Christianity
2m 56s
world history
ancient greece
ancient egypt
ancient rome
religion
Offers an explanation for the disappearance of the tomb of Alexander the Great during the rise of Christianity. As Alexander had been deified, early Christians saw his tomb as a challenge to the worldly triumph of Christianity and sought to erase it from the historical record.
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