Alexander the Brute: Building Empires in the Ancient World

09.06.2021 - By Echoes Of India: A History Podcast

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The invasion of Alexander III of Macedon is a landmark event in South Asian history. Join Anirudh as he explores the conqueror's camp, meets an Indian mercenary who served in Alexander's campaigns, and uncovers the mystery of the fall of the Nanda dynasty and the rise of the mighty Gangetic empire of the Mauryas that succeeded them.Anirudh is trying to bring the history of South Asia alive though hard research and great storytelling. Please help him out on this labour of love at
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