Books and Articles


September-October 2004, Volume 15, No. 5


Article 1 - "Is the Body of Alexander the Great in Venice" pp.6-7



Outlines the case that Alexander's body may have been "relabelled" as that of St Mark in the late 4th century AD. The body of St Mark was taken from Alexandria in AD828 and housed in the Basilica of St Mark in Venice, where it still lies beneath the high altar.


Article 2 - "The Death of Alexander the Great" pp. 43-45



Reviews the circumstances of Alexander's premature death and discusses the possible causes, concluding that malaria falciparum is by far the most likely culprit.


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