How was the Macedonian empire built in just a decade? #empire #Macedonia #AncientWorld (Image via Wikimedia Commons) http://blog.oup.com/2014/05/rise-macedonian-empire-slideshow/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=oupacademic&utm_campaign=oupblog
The oldest known photograph of the #Alamo in 1849 in San Antonio, Texas. It's a daguerreotype photo. It was taken 13 years after the battle. This photograph is at the University of Texas in Austin in the center of American history../ qw
Ancient citadel in Herat, Afghanistan. Herat was an important crossroads on the Silk Road, the trade route that moved luxury goods between the Levant and India and China. Excavations have discovered evidence of habitation on the site dating back to the sixth century B.C. Alexander the Great himself occupied the area in 330 B.C. and is thought to have built the first fortress on the site.