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  Topic: Reviews, Comments and Discussions for Alexander Revisited
Leonnatus

Replies: 46
Views: 76892

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2007 1:40 pm   Subject: Reviews, Comments and Discussions for Alexander Revisited
Alexander Revisited is a masterpiece. It would have been nice to have seen it dubbed in Ancient Greek with subtitles in a special feature option, but that is probably an exorbitant request or somethin ...
  Topic: Zoroastrianism
Leonnatus

Replies: 2
Views: 6835

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:47 pm   Subject: Zoroastrianism
Alita, Alexandros did suppress Zoroastrianism because it was inside Persia and monotheistic. The Jewish religion,for example, was not suppressed despite being monotheistic so he clearly did not have o ...
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:12 pm   Subject: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Joann, Sisygambis probably knew Darius’ cause was lost and Darius’ journey was best reduced to only those necessary for his next plan. The way she conducted herself at the time of The Gre ...
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2007 4:55 pm   Subject: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Joanna, if I am OS you must be LK? Seriously, compared to RLF and OS, I am a sketch-jockey. Cool
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:10 am   Subject: P 401-499
Here’s the final tranche of that thesis.
Aristotle had advised Alexandros to rule Persia by divide and rule among competing nobles who were ultimately dependent upon him. This policy was a fail ...
  Topic: Question about Alexander
Leonnatus

Replies: 16
Views: 19408

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:53 pm   Subject: Question about Alexander
Underneath Nabi Daniel Mosque in Alexandria.
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:48 pm   Subject: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Joanna, I should have thought that it was obvious from a selection of some of my conclusions that I am not Very Happy I look forward to your comments.
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat May 26, 2007 11:29 am   Subject: P.302-400
Here’s the next tranche of my thesis from some years past.
In 328, Alexandros received the omen of two springs gushing near his tent. One was water, the other oil (petroleum). Aristander predic ...
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 1:37 pm   Subject: P202-301
Here’s the next tranche of my cut and paste job from my thesis of years ago. I believe it stands today.
RLF discusses Alexandros’ divine associations, Zeus-Ammon being the most consistent ...
  Topic: What Alexander may have seen or touched
Leonnatus

Replies: 1
Views: 5506

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 6:32 pm   Subject: What Alexander may have seen or touched
Cynisca,
That is an excellent photo. Proximity is always important in what amounts to guess-work. Given the importance of trees in for example Egyptian theology 'Tree of Life'.there is a real prospec ...
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Wed May 09, 2007 10:16 pm   Subject: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Apelles, Diodurus and Rufus refer to a point in the battle where Porus marshalled his elephants infront of his infantry and attacked from defence with the result being negative for the Macedonians(cav ...
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:18 pm   Subject: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Apelles, that's an insightful contribution you quote there from Donald Engels. It remains one of the great what-if's of the The Great's entire quest. I believe that Darius' retreat at Gaugamela, leavi ...
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2007 2:44 pm   Subject: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Apelles and Joanna,
I believe that Memnon was The Great's most desired opponent for one reason:The Iliad. In that epic, Memnon arrives to help the Trojans and the Greeks present Ajax to confront him ...
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2007 7:57 pm   Subject: Pages 100-202
The following is the next tranche of my cut and paste job from my dusty, old thesis of yore. I believe it still stands today and I hope it helps to ‘light the way ahead’ in this brilliant ...
  Topic: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Leonnatus

Replies: 275
Views: 159966

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2007 12:41 pm   Subject: "ALEXANDER THE GREAT", by Robin Lane Fox
Apelles, apologies for not replying earlier.
So far my favourite books are Quintus Curtius Rufus' 'The History Of Alexander', RLF's book and ' Alexander The Great - Son Of The Gods' by Alan Fildes a ...
 
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