The Snake-Worshipping, Fur-Wearing Woman Who Made Alexander Great

One of the most fascinating and fearsome women obscured by the shadow of history.

E.B. Johnson | NLPMP | Editor

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By Jean-Joseph Taillasson — Cette œuvre fait partie de la collection du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7478621

What do you know about the mother of Alexander the Great? It’s not a trick question. The woman who gave birth to one of history’s military greats has been much obscured by the long, dark shadow of history. Short of a…

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