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by Ambrosia
Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: A Few Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 3549

A Few Questions

Hello everyone, I have a few questions that I am sure some of you will be able to assist me with. I will try my best to make it clear to everyone. I don't really have time to double check my grammar I am at work and must make this quick. So forgive me. 1) What happened to Alexander's cousin Alexande...
by Ambrosia
Mon Mar 12, 2007 6:31 am
Forum: Alexander's contemporaries
Topic: I'm I Nuts?
Replies: 10
Views: 5483

I'm I Nuts?

Hello, haven't really visited the site in quiet some time. I have a quick question. It will be difficult for me to expalin, but I will do my best. I recall reading or hearing a story about Alexander being involved with a young lady (I don't recall her name), but that he commissioned an artist, (I do...
by Ambrosia
Sat Sep 02, 2006 6:21 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Gedrosian Campaign
Replies: 12
Views: 4665

Gedrosian Campaign

Hello Everyone, I have some question concerning the march through the Gedrosian Dessert.

1) The numbers of soldiers and such estimated to have traveled with Alexander, Craterus, and Nearchus's fleet?

2) How many people are said to have died in the march?

Thanks

Ambrosia
by Ambrosia
Fri Jul 14, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: A Quick Question?
Replies: 6
Views: 2388

A Quick Question?

Hello everyone, it has been a long time since I visited the website or posted anything, I have been very busy. I came across this quote from I believe Arrian, and wanted to know at what point in Alexander's campaigns did he say it? Come then," [Alexander confronts the soldiers of his own army, on an...
by Ambrosia
Tue Oct 25, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Just checked out the Pompeii exhibit...
Replies: 6
Views: 2045

Re: Just checked out the Pompeii exhibit...

Wow thanks for sharing, I live in Chicago as well, and just got done explaining to some friends of mine that we should all arrange a day to go. Nice to hear that you enjoyed it.
by Ambrosia
Thu Oct 13, 2005 4:36 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Differences and practices of love
Replies: 17
Views: 4649

Differences and practices of love

Hello, everyone I wanted to discuss the major differences and simuliraties in the values and practices of love, sex, and marriage with regards to two of the following civilizations.
A) The ancient Greeks
B) The civilization of Rome
Curious to hear what you all have to say.
by Ambrosia
Tue Sep 06, 2005 4:56 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Just Back From Greece!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2138

Just Back From Greece!!!

Hail everyone, I just returned from Greece where I finally achieved a life long dream of visiting Pella the Macedonian capital, Vergina where Phillips tomb is located at and many other beautiful inspirational sights. I can't explain the feelings and thoughts I experinced when I was surrounded by the...
by Ambrosia
Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Canea Hanbnibal has them Boxed in?
Replies: 5
Views: 1753

Re: Canea Hanbnibal has them Boxed in?

Hey Kenny give me a link do one of those battle tactic sites. I would be interested in joining a forum like that.
by Ambrosia
Fri Jul 01, 2005 6:11 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: The Art of War
Replies: 30
Views: 9890

Re: The Art of War

I agree with our friend Linda when she says understanding and finding the middle ground is important. I think these sources should be read, but not necessarily believed on all accounts; a lot of these books like all media I suppose are slanted, and sometimes very bias. I am just simply making the po...
by Ambrosia
Fri Jul 01, 2005 6:09 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: The Art of War
Replies: 30
Views: 9890

Re: The Art of War

No problem on the recommendation of the book The Art of War Janet, it was rather enjoyable for me and a book I have read many times through, I hope you enjoy it. To comment on (XXX)GÇÖs comment about how my post is more about my sexual hang-ups than about ancient history. That is ridiculous you donG...
by Ambrosia
Thu Jun 30, 2005 5:49 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: The Art of War
Replies: 30
Views: 9890

Re: The Art of War continued

This was a very intelligent methodical thinking young man, who prided himself on balance and moderation, trying his best to behave nobly and with excellence in front of his delegates and army. He was always focused on the important task at hand, more concerned with the logistics and the hardships it...
by Ambrosia
Thu Jun 30, 2005 5:47 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: The Art of War
Replies: 30
Views: 9890

The Art of War

Hail everyone, some good posts lately. I am reading Sun Tzu The Art of War. Pretty cool book, and a quick read too. 1) GÇ£Warfare is the greatest affair of state, the basis of life and death, the Way (Tao) to survival or extinction. It must be thoroughly pondered and analyzed.GÇ¥ 2) GÇ£When the gene...
by Ambrosia
Thu Jun 30, 2005 2:13 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Three most burning questions
Replies: 23
Views: 14305

Re: Three most burning questions

Good survey indeed! I like everyones questions as well. To add to this listI would ask;
1)What really happend at Siwa?
2)How did you command the army as well as you did, through sometimes the most hideous of conditions?
3)And to his generals I would ask, why where you dumbies so shortsighted?
by Ambrosia
Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:51 pm
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Director's Commentary
Replies: 4
Views: 1497

Re: Director's Commentary

Hello,
Is Robin Lane Fox's book on Alexander any good? I always contemplate buying it, but never do; other books catch my eye instead. As always I would love to hear what you all have to say about it.
Thanks.
by Ambrosia
Sat Jun 04, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: The Prophet Daniel
Replies: 13
Views: 2538

Ja n, About That Book?

Hey Jan that book sounds Intersting, who is the author so I can try and look for it on Amazon. Maybe you can send me a link to it. Thank you.