On Friday I wrote a post on the London Review of Books blog about Alexandromania. It begins as follows:
“On Monday, six days before the general election, the Greek Ministry of Culture published a preliminary report by the osteo-archaeological team studying the skeletal remains found in the mound of Amphipolis in northern Greece. The bones were found in November, since when there had been a lot of speculation about who they might have belonged to. Alexander the Great’sname came up a lot, as did his mother’s, Olympias”
You can read the full post here.
On the same story, an interview I did earlier this week for the NYTimes which was published today.