Discovering Pakistan

5, 000 years of Civilization & Culture

Alexander the Great in the Punjab

Dutch historian and author of a biography of Alexander the Great, Jona Lendering critically reviews the Macedonian king’s march through ancient Pakistan, highlighting the extreme violence used in the campaign. … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Raja Paurava and Alexander

Pakistani author and travel writer Salman Rashid pays homage to Raja Paurava, the King Porus who gave battle to Alexander the Great at the river Jhelum in 326 BCE. Rashid … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Invasion of India by Alexander the Great

Alexander of Macedon, after conquering all of present-day Turkey, Egypt, the Eastern Mediterranean, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan,┬áset his sights on what the Greeks considered the frontier of the known world … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment