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by historyjunkie
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: travel to Macedonia
Replies: 2
Views: 1123

Re: travel to Macedonia

I'm wrapping up my trip in Greek Macedonia. I'd definitely add Edessa to the list. It was a beautiful surprise. And Dion, Mt Olympus and Aiani if you have time. Driving would be a must since there's no other way to get to Mieza. I've had my share of adventures with driving but it's doable. PM me if ...
by historyjunkie
Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Hunting and archery
Replies: 8
Views: 2151

Re: Hunting and archery

An interesting article on this subject. tl;dr - archery in hunting was Persian and Alexander only learned it later in his reign.

https://www.academia.edu/18033229/The_P ... tion_paper
by historyjunkie
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Historical inaccuracies
Replies: 10
Views: 3077

Re: Historical inaccuracies

Speaking for myself(an average English reader who knows no Greek) only, I was fully aware when I read fictions . Actually even when I read history text books I keep my skepticism - one needs to look no further than our high school history class materials and compare to those three decades ago. That'...
by historyjunkie
Fri May 10, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Dancing with the Lion: preorder is open
Replies: 33
Views: 6116

Re: Dancing with the Lion: preorder is open

Congrats on the books! Beautiful covers :)

Look forward to reading them!