Raw meat and red wine tonight at MFAH

The Taste of Conquest: The Culinary World of Alexander the Great, an illustrated lecture by Dr. Frank Lee Holt, numismatist,  Alexander scholar and Professor of History, University of Houston, tonight, Thursday, Nov 5. It seems that wine played a crucial role in the rations and rituals of Alexander the Great´s day, along with bread and dead horses. Dr. Holt promises to follow Alexander´s journey from Greece to India, detailing what the conqueror and his army ate and drank along the way, and telling us why NASA was very interested in knowing Alexander´s diet. did you know he brought the banana to Europe?  6pm tour, 7pm talk. FREE!

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