Sarah Albee: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

From: Sarah Albee
http://www.sarahalbeebooks.com/2012/09/guess-whos-coming-to-dinner/
September 28, 2012 at 04:25AM

According to Herodotus, the Persian king, Xerxes (519 – 465 BC), expected cities along his army’s marching route to provide a day’s worth of meals. Many cities were brought to the point of ruin. The king’s immediate entourage consisted of fifteen thousand officers and family members, many of whom travelled by elephant.

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