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Roxana of Bactria Long may she reign

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Roxana of Bactria was the wife of Alexander the Great, but that’s all she’s remembered for, she is just a footnote in Alexander’s story. Not to mention her reputation gets worse after Alexander died, but I’m going to tell the story from her point of view, because she is not what history tells us. Support this podcast: https://t.co/rHVVdHBtuf Works Cited
7, Kidar Udar on August, et al. “Alexander The Great's India Campaign - Some Lore and Some Facts.” Indian Defence Review, 31 July 2020, www.indiandefencereview.com/alexander-the-greats-india-campaign-some-lore-and-some-facts/.
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“Zoroastrianism.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 31 Oct. 2020, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoroastrianism#:~:text=Zoroastrianism or Mazdayasna is one,monotheism/monism, and polytheism.

Roxana of Bactria was the wife of Alexander the Great, but that’s all she’s remembered for, she is just a footnote in Alexander’s story. Not to mention her reputation gets worse after Alexander died, but I’m going to tell the story from her point of view, because she is not what history tells us. Support this podcast: https://t.co/rHVVdHBtuf Works Cited
7, Kidar Udar on August, et al. “Alexander The Great's India Campaign - Some Lore and Some Facts.” Indian Defence Review, 31 July 2020, www.indiandefencereview.com/alexander-the-greats-india-campaign-some-lore-and-some-facts/.
“Alexander IV.” Livius, www.livius.org/articles/person/alexander-iv/.
“The Alexander Romance in Persia and the East.” Google Books, Google, books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr=&id=gDPgh3IQumAC&oi=fnd&pg=PA295&dq=scholarly+articles+roxana+of+bactria&ots=LyaA3DFIa9&sig=b1Apk5_siqfUWAdg653vLPR8URY.
Barksdale, Nate. “8 Surprising Facts about Alexander the Great.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 13 May 2014, www.history.com/news/eight-surprising-facts-about-alexander-the-great.
Crabben, Jan van der. “Bactria.” Ancient History Encyclopedia, Ancient History Encyclopedia, 31 Oct. 2020, www.ancient.eu/Bactria/.
Darrin, Dr., and Dr. Darrin. “Education in Ancient Persia.” Educational Research Techniques, 2 May 2018, educationalresearchtechniques.com/2018/06/13/education-in-ancient-persia/.
Garvey, Patrick. “Were Alexander the Great and Hephaestion Lovers?” Ancient Heroes, Ancient Heroes, 1 Mar. 2016, ancientheroes.net/blog/alexander-hephaestion-lovers.
History.com Editors. “Persian Empire.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 25 Jan. 2018, www.history.com/topics/ancient-middle-east/persian-empire.
MadMonarchist. “Consort Profile: Queen Roxane.” The Mad Monarchist, 1 Jan. 1970, madmonarchist.blogspot.com/2010/09/consort-profile-queen-roxane.html.
Newshand, Miss. “All about Roxana of Bactria – The Wife of Alexander the Great.” National Views, 30 Sept. 2020, nationalviews.com/roxana-of-bactria-alexander-wife-history-facts-background.
“Oxyartes.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Sept. 2020, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxyartes.
“The Persian Empire: Culture and Society.” TimeMaps, 28 Nov. 2018, www.timemaps.com/encyclopedia/persian-empire-culture-society/.
“Roxana.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 25 Oct. 2020, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roxana.
“Roxana.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., www.britannica.com/biography/Roxana.
Szczepanski, Kallie. “Have You Ever Wondered Where Bactria Is?” ThoughtCo, www.thoughtco.com/where-is-bactria-195314.
Wasson, Donald L. “Roxanne.” Ancient History Encyclopedia, Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Oct. 2020, www.ancient.eu/Roxanne/.
“Zoroastrianism.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 31 Oct. 2020, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoroastrianism#:~:text=Zoroastrianism or Mazdayasna is one,monotheism/monism, and polytheism.

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