According to an intriguing theory, the key to one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all times, the location of Alexander the Great’s tomb could be hiding in Venice.
In June of 323 B.C. Alexander III of Macedon, better known as Alexander the Great, fell terribly ill. He had conquered much of the ancient Mediterranean world, and he had no intention of stopping. Yet that spring, he had journeyed into the swamps surrounding Babylon, and shortly after was battling a severe fever.