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Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Ptolemy's Alexandrian Postscript
In an article entitled "Stealing Zeus’s Thunder," published in the May/June 2005 issue of Saudi Aramco World, historian Frank L. Holt reported that a new discovery could add a new chapter to the story of Alexander the Great and his elephant medallions — and indeed, it has. Here is his account of the new evidence: Ptolemy's Alexandrian Postscript