|The Carmen Lúcia Ruby is a 23.1-carat Burmese ruby set in a platinum ring with diamonds. It was donated by Peter Buck in memory of his wife Carmen Lúcia. The stone was mined from the Mogok region of Burma in the 1930s.|
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Monday, 29 September 2014
|Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon) defeated the Persian armies at Granicus (334 BCE), followed by Issus (333 BCE), and lastly at Gaugamela (331 BCE). |
Afterwards, he marched on Susa and Persepolis which surrendered in early 330 BCE.
Sunday, 28 September 2014