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by system1988
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Huge anchor
Replies: 2
Views: 124

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: 124

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: 87

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: 87

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: 310

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: 181

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: 310

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: 310

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: 310

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: 302

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: 257

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
by system1988
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: "Instant access to rare Greek texts"
Replies: 1
Views: 228

Re: "Instant access to rare Greek texts"

Thank you Alexias for pointing us to the link in question as it does indeed provide us with a plethora of rare works and manuscripts.
by system1988
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Chamber 4
Replies: 5
Views: 348

Re: Chamber 4

Hi Delos I think that after this interview msr K.Peristeri will be sentenced to death by stoning ... I am kidding I believe that the she relies on the inscriptions she found -the famous ' I received ...for Hephaestion " ,the monogram of Hephaestion on the rosettes in the interior of the tomb, and th...
by system1988
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Chamber 4
Replies: 5
Views: 348

Re: Chamber 4

Hi Delos In a conversation with the interviewer i suppose the archeologist wanted to avoid some difficult technical elements .The rectangular shape would originate from the ashes s shape that in turn , would have take the shape of the object containing it. We have seen this in other digs . It is ver...
by system1988
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Chamber 4
Replies: 5
Views: 348

Chamber 4

I read Derek s most recent post and i liked the phrase '' ...the site jumps into life now and then ". I hope with this post ,i achieve something close to this I would like to report a recent interview of mrs Katerina Peristeri about the Amphipolis dig.The works on the restoration ,building of the fo...