Home Insync Insync -Staff By Staff on April 26, 2008 Washington : The discovery that an ancient Greek tomb thought to have held the body of Alexander the Great"s father is actually that of Alexander"s half brother might mean that artifacts like a crown and shield found in the grave, belong to the great conqueror. According to a report in National Geographic News, researchers have come up with this hypothesis after they found royal artifacts like a helmet, shield, and silver “crown" in the tomb, which were claimed by the half brother of Alexander after his death. This means that the royal artifacts originally belonged to Alexander the Great himself. The tomb was one of three royal Macedonian burials excavated in 1977 by archaeologists working in the northern Greek village of Vergina. Excavators at the time found richly appointed graves with artifacts including a unique silver headband, an iron helmet, and a … [Read more...] about Royal Artifacts Belonging To Alexander The Great Found
Home Yoga spirituality Anecdotes Anecdotes oi-Priya Devi By Priya Devi on June 25, 2010 Retold by Swami Rama Tiratha during Lecture delivered on November 16, 1902 in the Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. When Alexander- the Great, visited India after conquering all the other countries in the world that were known to him, he wanted to see the strange Indians of whom he had been hearing so much. He was just led to a monk or priest on the bank of the Indus river. The monk lay there on the sands, bare-footed, naked, wearing no clothes and not knowing where from his tomorrow's food was to come, just lying there and basking in the sun. Alexander, the Great, with his crown shining, dazzling with the brilliant diamonds and gems that he had got from Persia, stood beside him in all his glory. Beside him was the monk with no clothes on -what a contrast, what a contrast! The riches of the whole world represented by the body of … [Read more...] about Alexander The Great And The Mendicant Monk!
Alexander Skarsgård is joining Season 3 of HBO ’s Emmy-winning Succession in a recurring role. Skarsgård will play Lukas Matsson a successful, confrontational tech founder and CEO. Ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the end of Season 2, Logan Roy (Brian Cox) begins Season 3 in a perilous position. Scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances, tensions rise as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war. Production is currently underway on Season 3. The role marks Skarsgård’s return to HBO following his haunting portrayal of Perry on HBO’s Big Little Lies, starring opposite Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. Skarsgård earned Emmy, Golden Globe, Critics Choice and SAG awards for his performance. Succession comes from creator/showrunner/executive producer Jesse Armstrong. Additional executive producers include Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, Tony Roche, Scott Ferguson, Jon … [Read more...] about ‘Succession’: Alexander Skarsgård To Recur In Season 3 Of HBO Series
Alexander Skarsgård Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images Succession has added Alexander Skarsgård to the cast of season three. The eldest Skarsgård kid and following in his father’s footsteps is familiar with family drama. Per Variety , he will play Lukas Matsson, a successful, confrontational tech founder and CEO. He joins Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Hiam Abbass, Nicholas Braun, Peter Friedman, Matthew Macfadyen, Alan Ruck, Rob Yang, and more in the Emmy Award–winning series. Skarsgård previously won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role in season one of Big Little Lies, after starring in True Blood for the network. In the last update from Waystar Royco, Kendall Roy escalated the family power struggle to nuclear levels . Lorene Scafaria of Hustlers and Cathy Yan of Birds of Prey are both directing episodes this season. Production on Succession is currently underway in New York after being delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic last … [Read more...] about Adds HBO’s Favorite Son Alexander Skarsgård to Season 3
EXCLUSIVE : Blumhouse and Epix have set the cast for their second television movie American Refugee . Living Single star Erika Alexander , who has appeared in Black Lightning and Wu Tang: An American Saga, Derek Luke of 13 Reasons Why and The Americans, and True Blood’s Sam Trammell have been cast in the lead roles. The film tells the story of a family seeking shelter in a neighbor’s bunker (Trammell), while the American economy is in collapse and the nation under martial law. There they find the danger inside is potentially greater than the danger outside. Alexander and Luke have previously worked with Blumhouse; Alexander starred in Get Out and Luke featured in The Purge television series. Related Story Harold Perrineau To Headline 'From' Epix Horror Series The film also features newcomer Peyton Jackson, Zamani Wilder ( Sacred Lies ), Jessi Case ( Mother’s Day ), and Vince Mattis ( Halloween ). Everybody Hates Chris … [Read more...] about Erika Alexander, Derek Luke & Sam Trammell To Star In Blumhouse’s TV Movie ‘American Refugee’ For Epix