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by system1988
Wed Sep 22, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Kastas II
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Kastas II

..Let me add another opinion of the scholar M. Lefanzis ,about why Amphipolis was chosen to build a '' heroon,, of Hephaestion .The marble lion at the top of the hill (the statue was visible from a very long distance ) was facing the river ,from where the fleet set out for the epic campaign.There th...
by system1988
Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Kastas Monument
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: Kastas Monument

Usually, from what I know, the burial monument did not -constructionally speaking- coincide with the center of the tumulus itself for security reasons. As far as the "History of Kasta" is concerned, experts have concluded that initially there was a natural mound in which archaic period bur...
by system1988
Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Chalkis, II
Replies: 4
Views: 6704

Re: Chalkis, II

I thought that too, after all Hercules is related to snakes , but i read the text .I didnt remember the bow as his symbol . i remember the club as his symbol . :shock:
by system1988
Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Chalkis, II
Replies: 4
Views: 6704

Re: Chalkis, II

Hi Alexias

I guess are the the symbols of Hercules, the bow and the lion s skin

PS The images and texts can be enlarged
by system1988
Mon Aug 16, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Chalkis, II
Replies: 4
Views: 6704

Chalkis, II

Hey all I am sending to you all the photos from the new Archaeological Museum of Chalkis of Greece which is housed in what used to be a factory for making ouzo drink. The theme might seem tiring to you and to some pointless, but we should not forget where our alphabets originated from. Here is the l...
by system1988
Wed Jul 14, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Tomb of Olympias?
Replies: 3
Views: 2901

Re: Tomb of Olympias?

Yes, i have this information from a valid sourse.We all pray to God so that the pandemic,the third WW ,or the arrival of the alliens do not happen in September.I am sure there will be an English translation ,because the monument is very important... ( Ι still believe its first use was for Hephaestio...
by system1988
Sun Jul 11, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Tomb of Olympias?
Replies: 3
Views: 2901

Re: Tomb of Olympias?

It would be very interesting to read the study of the tomb of Kastas on September ...
by system1988
Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: The new Chalkis Museum
Replies: 0
Views: 4839

The new Chalkis Museum

Hi all Days ago the new archaeological museum of Chalkis (Eubea) opened its doors to the public and because of Chalkis being the "mother" of the Western world ( its alphabet traveled to the italian colonies). I am sending a series of a few photos taken from inside the museum which has a gr...
by system1988
Sat May 01, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: A poem to roses- New findings in Aegae
Replies: 2
Views: 5006

A poem to roses- New findings in Aegae

https://www.huffingtonpost.gr/entry/ena-vasiliko-iero-ki-ena-poiema-se-ayyeio-nea-eeremata-stis-aiyes_gr_607d2d96e4b0bc5a3a5902c2?ncid=other_facebook_eucluwzme5k&utm_campaign=share_facebook Hi all A new finding in Aegae was unravelled- a contruction that exceeds 100 meters (late 4th BC) which, d...
by system1988
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Never steal from the Church
Replies: 0
Views: 6060

Never steal from the Church

Hi all I am sending you this epigrahy 1) because it's in English and 2) It's a bit funny. In 4th BC, some building comissioners dared to steal material (the first tried to smuggle the material putting it under the breasts of his slave) that was supposed to be used as ornament for the temple and made...
by system1988
Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: The Mycenean Tomb of "Minias" in Orhomenos
Replies: 0
Views: 6589

The Mycenean Tomb of "Minias" in Orhomenos

https://scontent.fath3-4.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/122428845_213640873515893_6952408433725450489_o.jpg?_nc_cat=102&ccb=2&_nc_sid=0debeb&_nc_ohc=hxDVec6B6IgAX_bICEp&_nc_ht=scontent.fath3-4.fna&oh=c8c1c79704c54fb9a5124a7d0fe75895&oe=5FE4CC44 One of the few tombs with a ' saved ' d...