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by system1988
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Amphipolis article
Replies: 6
Views: 1304

Re: Amphipolis article

First of all a big thanks to Alexias for posting this article. I was away from a stable internet conection for a while. It is clear that this frieze is very important for us to better understand who was/were burried in the tomb and all thiswill properly show once its restoration is complete. There a...
by system1988
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: German coin
Replies: 3
Views: 804

Re: German coin

Very interesting..whats relation between
G ermany of 1800 and Α lexander? Imperial ambitions of Germany?
by system1988
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Zeugma = CROSSING POINT
Replies: 1
Views: 462

Zeugma = CROSSING POINT

by system1988
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Aegae palace
Replies: 2
Views: 606

Aegae palace

by system1988
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Ptolemy
Replies: 0
Views: 1053

Ptolemy

by system1988
Sun May 20, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Carthage
Replies: 1
Views: 1026

Re: Carthage

Τ ha k you very much Alexias, the sculpture is rare because there also the elephant s attributes, a bizzare thing I think, and yes indeed there is a similarity with Βouda
by system1988
Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Alexander's contemporaries
Topic: Hephaestion
Replies: 27
Views: 9408

Re: Hephaestion

That's a bold hypothesis, dear susa....i mean about the double ki g ship of sparta..well i remember the two divine brothers castor and polytheukis ....One god the other human.. i am far from athens these days and I can scarcely write ...but I am not sure it is right for the spartan kings.which are y...
by system1988
Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Alexander in the "Porus" series
Replies: 17
Views: 5121

Re: Alexander in the "Porus" series

I will tell you a secret , i follow the series whenever and wherever i am , but i dont want anyone to know !
by system1988
Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Andronikos,30/3/1992
Replies: 0
Views: 1371

Andronikos,30/3/1992

http://www.lifo.gr/articles/san_simera/186493/to-xroniko-tis-anakalypsis-toy-tafoy-toy-filippoy-v-sti-vergina-apo-ton-manoli On 30/3/1992 , Andronikos dies ' If my calculations were correct, - and the golden larnax was royal - the bones had to be Philip s .... the thought was incredible , terrible a...
by system1988
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Roman Medals
Replies: 1
Views: 903

Re: Roman Medals

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by system1988
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Roman Medals
Replies: 1
Views: 903

Roman Medals

Hey all Two roman era medals, 2nd half of 4th AD. Their front depicts Alexander as a young Heracles followed by the inscription "Alexander Magnus Macedon" . On the back side Olympias is depicted on a bed shaped like the back of a dolphin. The snake with which she is going to conceive Alexander (acco...
by system1988
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Alexander in the "Porus" series
Replies: 17
Views: 5121

Re: Alexander in the "Porus" series

https://www.sonyliv.com/details/episodes/5727242681001/6-February-2018---Porus---Shivdutt-Tries-To-kill-Anusuya https://www.sonyliv.com/details/episodes/5730003612001/9-February-2018---Porus---Phillip's-Legal-Heir Here it is for all interested, two episodes from the series: The one of February 6th t...
by system1988
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Nikos Kazantzakis 'Alexander The Great'
Replies: 5
Views: 1406

Re: Nikos Kazantzakis 'Alexander The Great'

It seems that Oliver Stone drew a lot of Mary Renault's elements and -what a surprise- from Nikos Kazantzakis' book. I have read all the books of this Nobel candidate writer but not that particular one as it was for childern. In addition to this, Kazantzakis had a very difficult language in which he...
by system1988
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Alexander in the "Porus" series
Replies: 17
Views: 5121

Re: Alexander in the "Porus" series

Dear Susa the Great do you really believe i am learning hindi ? I was joking ... but the meaning of some words yes , i just have guessed because the actors repeat them constantly !

:D :D :!: