The battle of Hydaspes won by the Indian King PORUS
Alexander in the Temple of Jerusalem, Sebastiano Conca, ca. 1736
Alexander III of Macedon son of King Philip II is renowned as one of the worlds greatest military commanders. By the age of age of 18, he brought down the greatest empire the world had ever seen and conquered much of the known world by the age of 33, but the stories are not all truthful.
As a child Alexander had a passion for philosophy. He attended lectures at Mieza and was tutored by Aristotle. While there he would met Hephaestion who would later become the 2nd most powerful man in Alexander’s empire as well as Alexander’s life long
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Honouring Olympic Tradition
If you know your history, the Olympic Games originated in Greece and all the competitors were naked. The Greeks celebrated the human body and their men were renowned as gods of love. But oh how things have changed. The Greeks are rather prudish these days and while there are thousands of beaches perfect skinny dipping, the only people to get naked are other tourists.
So given that the Greeks have adopted some strange puritanical values, don’t go stepping out of your clothes on the beach full of local people, do some research before you go and include some recognised nude beaches in your travel plans.
You’ll find a whole mix from nude family beaches, couples only and
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A country under pressure
Greece – Bikini World Blog
Since this post was written, Greece has been flooded with refugees which means you have to take extra security precautions, but on the other hand because of its financial difficulties, you may get a very good deal.
by Nick Nikolis
When you think of travelling to Greece, you’d probably would think of doing it on your leisure time and many people visit Greece on their honeymoon, anniversary, or for a family vacation. There is so much to see in Greece; so much rich history. Who wouldn’t love the opportunity to see the Acropolis of Athens, or the historical site of Olympia. Maybe you have visited Greece before,
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Home to the great legends of history
Greece today is a great Mediterranean nation. The people are relaxed, friendly and know how to have fun. Greek food is fresh, tasty and healthy, the climate warm to hot in summer making Greece the perfect place to not only delve into history, but a place to relax and enjoy the beaches with their taverns and café’s, or dance till dawn in the many nightclubs and bars.
Immerse yourself into the origins of modern world history, see historical fragments like Delphi, which is said to be the centre of the cosmos, or visit the fallen columns on the sacred island of Delos, and see the Minoan palaces adorned with frescoes on Crete.
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The delight of many hearts
Pan by Gerald Metcalfe
The popular concept of Pan is that of a very happy, flute playing, charming and fornicating character who some think may be related to Krishna in India.
It is said that the has the horns of a devil, a grin that will charm your pants off and the music he plays on this Pan pipe entice your feet to dance and your spirit to rejoice.
His torso is that of a strong virile man, but his legs are more animal in nature and he has cloven hooves instead of human feet.
His male appendage is like that of the Greek God Priapus, substantial and always ready.
He was celebrated
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A male fertility god
The History and Following of the Greek God Priapus
The Greek God Priapus is depicted with an extremely large penis and he is notably remembered by the graphic representations within art. Some say he has an influence on the male fascination with the idea of an enlarged penis.
Who was Priapus?
The son of Aphrodite and Dionysus, myth suggests that Priapus was cursed by the Goddess Hera as punishment for his mother’s beauty. Refused admittance by the other Gods to Mount Olympus and forced to live amongst shepherds, it was Priapus’s frustration at being impotent that first led to his enlarged penis becoming permanently erect.
Destined to be impotent, ugly and foul-minded, Priapus earned
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A God of gaiety and joy
The most famous image is of Pan is of him running through the hills and fields playing his ‘pan pipes’ and seducing every female which serves to warm hearts and loins.
Pan is known for his wit, charm and sexual prowess and he is often depicted with an erect phallus. Diogenes of Sinope, speaking in jest, related a myth of Pan learning masturbation from his father, Hermes, and teaching the habit to shepherds.
Pan’s greatest conquest was that of the moon goddess Selene. He accomplished this by wrapping himself in a sheepskin to hide his hairy black goat form, and drew her down from the sky into the forest where he seduced her.
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