“You could hear the shrieks of women, the wailing of infants, and the shouting of men; some were calling their parents, others their children or their wives, trying to recognize them by their voices. People bewailed their own fate or that of their relatives, and there were some who prayed for death in their terror of dying.”
Alexander The Great conquered the Mediterranean, Egypt, the Middle East, and parts of Asia in a remarkably short span of time before his unexpected death. The theories surrounding his demise reveal a horrifying fact. He likely wasn’t dead at the time of his burial according to some recent studies.