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Fri 25th Jan at 6:30pm

Lecture: Alexander The Great: Cross-Dressing Conqueror Of The World?

@ The British Museum, London

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Lecture: Alexander The Great: Cross-Dressing Conqueror Of The World?

Tony Spawforth, Newcastle University, examines the claim that Alexander liked to dress as a Greek goddess.

Using evidence from the Museum’s collection, drawing fascinating conclusions about Alexander’s kingship and the ‘controlled misreading’ of his use of imagery by hostile contemporaries.