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by Ambrosia
Wed Jun 01, 2005 10:12 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: The Prophet Daniel
Replies: 13
Views: 2540

The Prophet Daniel

Hail everyone; I have what I believe to be an interesting question. It is in regards to the biblical writings of the Prophet Daniel. It is my understanding that when Alexander entered Jerusalem he was greeted by a priest who showed him the ancient text written by the Prophet Daniel. This text explai...
by Ambrosia
Tue May 10, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: MANFREDI TRILOGY
Replies: 17
Views: 4212

MANFREDI TRILOGY

Hello everyone, I am in the process of re-reading Valerio Massimo Manfredi Trilogy on Alexander. I remember enjoying it the first time through, and find myself enjoying it very much again. (Especially the third one, The Ends of The Earth) I have read some posts in the past on Pothos criticizing the ...
by Ambrosia
Mon Apr 18, 2005 4:37 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Mutiny
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Mutiny

Hail, everyone it has been a long time since I posted anything on Pothos. I have been busy but reading everyones posts as often as I can. I was wondering if any of you could give a description on the Mutinies that took place with Alexanders army. And what the causes of them where. It is my understan...
by Ambrosia
Fri Mar 04, 2005 12:28 pm
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: V.D. Hanson on crucifixion and decimation.
Replies: 28
Views: 5815

Re: V.D. Hanson on crucifixion and decimation.

Hello, folks I agree with my main man Kenny. Hansons comments in the Commanders magazine as well as other articles he has written are often exgerated, very one sided, and he always goes out of his way to depect Alexander as one of histories worst butchers. Like Kenny mentioned earlier in his comment...
by Ambrosia
Thu Mar 03, 2005 1:06 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Alexander and Siwa
Replies: 4
Views: 1045

Alexander and Siwa

Hello everyone, I have two quick questons when Alexander was visiting Siwa, who accomponied him on the journey? Also what questions did he ask the oracle?
by Ambrosia
Thu Mar 03, 2005 12:54 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Great Commanders Magazine
Replies: 5
Views: 1237

Re: Great Commanders Magazine

Yeah I purchased the magazine a little while ago too. I have read it a few times and rather like reading it. You get some diffrent points of view, some great pictures illustrating seige weapons, and battlefeild tactics. It, in my opinion does a pretty fair job, and raises some pretty cool points. Of...
by Ambrosia
Fri Feb 25, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Luhrmann movie a go!
Replies: 14
Views: 2383

Re: Luhrmann movie a go!

Oh, My! That is great news folks. I hope this movie is better then Olvier Stones. That film was terrible,Alexander must be redeemed, lets hope this film does him justice. Thanks for sharing
by Ambrosia
Sun Feb 13, 2005 4:34 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Phillips Tomb!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1402

Re: Phillips Tomb!!!

Thanks for respounding, I appreciate it. Ruthaki I checked out your website, and you had some really good informative things to say. That is just what I need to plan my journery. I would love it if you would send me your e-mail,I have never traveled to northern Greece before, but like I mentioned in...
by Ambrosia
Sat Feb 12, 2005 3:26 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Phillips Tomb!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1402

Phillips Tomb!!!

I am planning a trip to Greece this summer to visit family and friends out there. I am also going to fullfill a life long dream of mine and go to Thessaloniki and see the museums containing findings from King Phillips tomb. I would like to know if anyone has been there to see them, and if so how is ...
by Ambrosia
Fri Feb 11, 2005 8:14 pm
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: About Oliver Stone's ATG(from Brazil)
Replies: 1
Views: 784

Re: About Oliver Stone's ATG(from Brazil)

Yeah, I agree again I know this subject on Oliver Stones movie has been discussed on this forum before, but I agree with our friend here from Brazil that Alexanders story if ever told again through Hollywood should be broken up into a series of some sort maybe on HBO, or something like that. Oliver ...