History Bites

Season 3 Episode 13

Alexander's Wartime Band

Aired Weekdays 7:00 AM Unknown on The History Channel

Episode Recap

The story of the ambitious kid who built an empire that spanned the known world. He's the Bill Gates of 340 BC. Done as live coverage of a press conference to announce his latest acquisition in a hostile takeover, namely India. But the man who grabbed more land in less time than perhaps anyone in history is suddenly felled by a terrible disease: homesickness.