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In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great 

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Documentary series retracing the journey of Alexander the Great across sixteen countries.

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Michael Wood
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Documentary series retracing the journey of Alexander the Great across sixteen countries.

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UK

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English

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4 May 1998 (USA) See more »

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Alexander the Great See more »

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(4 episodes)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Good travelogue
18 August 2013 | by acceronSee all my reviews

The only thing I am keeping from this, is that it is a decent travelogue. If you cut off the sound it is even better. The idea of traveling in his footsteps was indeed unique. However, as a documentary of Alexander's quest, it is way bellow par. He is basing much of the story on folklore, hearsay, and unreliable late sources. He tells the tale of how Alexander is viewed today by modern religions and by local folk who live in the places he conquered 2300 years ago. It is interesting to hear and it is entertaining to see the local folk and the scenery, regardless. The only thing missing from this documentary is Alexander. There are definitely better documentaries out there for sure.


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