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by system1988
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Miesa ,Peukestas tomb
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: Miesa ,Peukestas tomb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMTBZYtumu4

Its the only video i found. The finds left by the robbers are parts of schield and sarissa .Peukestas was born near Mieza
by system1988
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Miesa ,Peukestas tomb
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Miesa ,Peukestas tomb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17WBVj2VDJ4

Agheliki Kottaridi , ' The 'judgement s tomb' belongs probably to Peukestas "
by system1988
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: The Derveni Gorget/Help with Modern Greek
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: The Derveni Gorget/Help with Modern Greek

Yes , is a compound word .Thank you for the pdf ,i have the book... The Derveni papyrus context is very important too, the dead was initiate
by system1988
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: The Derveni Gorget/Help with Modern Greek
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: The Derveni Gorget/Help with Modern Greek

Τhe word "πεταλόσχημος' ( petaloschimos) is not so rare in modern greek ,it is probably a technical one ,it means exactly that an object has the shape of a horse s hoof
by system1988
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Huge anchor
Replies: 2
Views: 868

Re: Huge anchor

Thank you for your reply, we dont know if this specific anchor has the name of this Sostratos..i think its too early yet... the item must be conserved
by system1988
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Huge anchor
Replies: 2
Views: 868

Huge anchor

https://ellinondiktyo.blogspot.com/2019 ... d=IwAR3UpU

A granite anchor of 400kg was found in the sea ,near the island of Levinthos ( between Naxos and Kos) , dated VI century bC .The very interesting case is that it belonged to a very big ship unknown from other sources
by system1988
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: New portrait of Alexander
Replies: 2
Views: 350

Re: New portrait of Alexander

' The sculpure was used as a building material,and was found during the renovation of the Museum s stores.Late Hellenistic with 'echoes' of pergamene baroque.It will be exposed in 2020 among other items (Exibition s title : The memory of Aigai" ) My personal observation -the marble originated from a...
by system1988
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: New portrait of Alexander
Replies: 2
Views: 350

New portrait of Alexander

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =3&theater

Never seen before ,marble portait of Alexander ,Museum of Veroia


PS ' Art and culture "
by system1988
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Historical inaccuracies
Replies: 10
Views: 1071

Re: Historical inaccuracies

I was also curious if they used name-shortening, but I would assume they maybe did? Considering the long names they had, and also that family and friends often give each other nicknames or pet-names... Who knows? For Hephaistion I've seen the nickname "Phai" often, but someone told me it was a girl...
by system1988
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: just found in Crete ( Aptera )
Replies: 0
Views: 763

just found in Crete ( Aptera )

https://www.iefimerida.gr/news/247698/e ... ta-eikones

Just found this summer the two statuettes , Artemis in copper and her brother Apollo in marble ,probably belonging to a rich villa .Late first century AD.
by system1988
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Historical inaccuracies
Replies: 10
Views: 1071

Re: Historical inaccuracies

Well, considering a couple of them are colleagues and have PhDs in Greek/Macedonian history and teach at unis there, I did consider carefully. If your friends, who they claim they are the owners of such titles, advised you that the name "Alekos" is a diminutive of Alexander they were right. But, th...
by system1988
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Historical inaccuracies
Replies: 10
Views: 1071

Re: Historical inaccuracies

Thank you for your answer

' I actually consulted several Greek -speaking friends '
'' Then choose your friends more carefully"

I stopped reading when i met Dolores
by system1988
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Historical inaccuracies
Replies: 10
Views: 1071

Historical inaccuracies

.... I dont know which is more preferable ,to laugh or cry ...I havent never read an historical novel referring to ancient Greece ( Hellas, 4 b.C) which mentions names ( new greek- names of our era ) like Alekos, Sakis ,Sandros , and the christian spanish name Dolores !!!
by system1988
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Stories of hidden treasures
Replies: 0
Views: 877

Stories of hidden treasures

1525550_apollonas_peiraios_1.jpg https://www.lifo.gr/articles/archaeology_articles/243938/istories-apokrypsis-treis-periptoseis-apokalypsis-thammenon-athinaikon-thisayron Before I say anything, please use the translation option of your browser because the text is in Greek. "Stories of hidening - Th...
by system1988
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: The kiss
Replies: 0
Views: 817

The kiss

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https://www.lifo.gr/articles/archaeolog ... arxaiotita

Note before I say anthing, please activate the translation to your language in order to read the text as it is in Greek.

A very young man kisses a girl. 515-500 BC