War,1600 bC

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War,1600 bC

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http://www.lifo.gr/now/culture/108553

First time exposed since H. Schliemann found it at Mycenae, the silver vase with the golden one within.Funeral of a 18 years old prince 1600 bC. Scene of battle : two groups of warriors with different-shaped shields using spears and bows
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Fascinating, thanks. I hope this post means John is safe at home and not in Germany at the moment?
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Thank you for your comment.This vase is from a very rich funeral ,but alas i cant translate more.

John is in Germany.i called him and he enjoys a party with studens from all the world testing various food from each country Added to not bother him ,and that cannot live " constantly in fear '

I fear
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He is young. Fortunately they fear less than their elders or the world would not have produced Alexander!
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Alexias wrote:He is young. Fortunately they fear less than their elders or the world would not have produced Alexander!

This is John. What you say is true. But if we fear to go to public places and live our lives in fear then the terrorists achieve their strategic goal and win. I will never let them win and live my life free, unafraid. That's my answer to them.

By the way, thanks for th concern but I am afraid I am not even close to Alexander's courage and indominable will to get away from his teacher- Aristotelis. That is why he went as far away from him and his mother- he could not just stay any more in Greece, much like modern Greeks who migrate to get away from our mothers and our teachers.

Best from Germany

John
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Thank you very much for sharing.
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Really interesting te picture with the warriors. It is similar to the one in the well-known Mycenaean knife, in which there are two different typologies of shields. Thanks for sharing!
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Alexias wrote:Fascinating, thanks. I hope this post means John is safe at home and not in Germany at the moment?
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