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#AlexanderTheGreat and #Achilles
Examining the uncanny similarities...in a series of tweets (See below),
1. Both products of Greek cultute
2. both of noble blood
3. Both the sons of kings
4. Both were claimed to be demigods
5. both great warriors
6. Both successfully lead the Greeks against the "Barbarians" (more to follow)
7. Both outdid their earthly fathers in legacy
8. Both had lifelong male lovers (Achilles has Patroclus, Alexander had Hephaestion)
9. Both their lifelong male lovers were also warriors
10. Both Achilles and Alexander traveled to the east (more to follow)
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Tweeps, have you been to the landmark @LouvreAbuDhabi #Louvre #AbuDhabi? No worries. Got @twitter. Had the chance to visit while in the #UAE for the @MilkenInstitute #MIGlobal #MENASummit. Follow this thread for a #TwitterTour of highlights. louvreabudhabi.ae/?utm_source=GM… #art #museum
Hello #LouvreAbuDhabi! @LouvreAbuDhabi ~ in all directions, the #magic of art & creativity on display. Crossing borders. Crossing cultures. #artmatters #museumlove
#Stunning. This two-headed figure is one of the oldest monumental statues in the history of humanity. It is some 8500 years old. On display at the @LouvreAbuDhabi. 👥

@VisitAbuDhabi #AbuDhabi #LouvreAbuDhabi
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