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  Topic: Wow, amazing this site is still up...
Nikas

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Tue May 08, 2012 7:07 am   Subject: Wow, amazing this site is still up...
After so many years…

I seem to recall there were quite a few people inspired by the movie to be Alexandrophiles, it would be a shame to have that interest with no one to share.

I hope everyone ...
  Topic: On the Fortune of Alexander & The Life of Alexander-Plut
Nikas

Replies: 7
Views: 6059

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2005 4:52 am   Subject: On the Fortune of Alexander & The Life of Alexander-Plut
Hi guys and gals,

Thank you for the invites, but I have already read all the 'main' (Arrian, Plutarch, Diodorus, Justin, Curtius, etc...) sources on Alexander. I will however join in from time to t ...
  Topic: On the Fortune of Alexander & The Life of Alexander-Plut
Nikas

Replies: 7
Views: 6059

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 5:29 am   Subject: On the Fortune of Alexander & The Life of Alexander-Plut
Hello everyone,

Seeing as you all seem to be enjoying Arrian's Anabasis, I strongly suggest you read Plutarch's On the Fortune of Alexander and the Life of Alexander. Although primarily a biographe ...
  Topic: Phillip the Great
Nikas

Replies: 8
Views: 6872

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2005 7:00 am   Subject: Phillip the Great
Part II:

Having saved the Macedonian Kingdom from disintegration, Philip now begins the policies that take Macedon from a minor player into the dominant power in the world.

The barbarians having ...
  Topic: Phillip the Great
Nikas

Replies: 8
Views: 6872

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:41 am   Subject: Phillip the Great
Hello all,

There seems to have developed quite the lively Alexander following since I last spent much time here Very Happy

Now to what I am sure will prove a popular topic to Alexanderphiles...namely ...
  Topic: Reading: Anabasis of Alexander, by Arrian
Nikas

Replies: 879
Views: 257049

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 6:48 am   Subject: Re: Alexander,s initiative
It occurred to me ,that one of Alexander,s main strengths in battle was that he always takes the initiative and never leaves it to the enemy to make the first moves.For example,at the Hydaspes,he know ...
  Topic: Question only for educated and interested in history
Nikas

Replies: 55
Views: 35032

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2005 5:31 am   Subject: Question only for educated and interested in history
And last, Aristotle was not in origin Macedonian, he was living in a part of Macedonia, this is not making him Macedonian at all.

Stagira may have been a colony, but Aristotle was brought up in Mac ...
  Topic: Question only for educated and interested in history
Nikas

Replies: 55
Views: 35032

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:50 am   Subject: Question only for educated and interested in history
There is not even one incripion or monument in Greece saying that Alex was god, I have a list of those inscriptions I'll post perhaps today.
No Geek believed that Alex was God, don't underestimate T ...
  Topic: Question only for educated and interested in history
Nikas

Replies: 55
Views: 35032

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 6:08 am   Subject: Question only for educated and interested in history
And there we have several hundreds of years later a man trying to convince even the Greeks that he is god, son of God!. The gratest blasfemy of all!


Well, most Greeks ended up believing that thi ...
  Topic: Question only for educated and interested in history
Nikas

Replies: 55
Views: 35032

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2005 10:25 pm   Subject: Question only for educated and interested in history
What is all this about Dimosthenis and mob, money and pockets? Dimosthenis was a pure Democrat. He was the best Ritor ever, his speeches about Phillip are unique, read them.

Perhaps you should con ...
  Topic: Parmenions death
Nikas

Replies: 6
Views: 5595

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2005 10:11 pm   Subject: Parmenions death
You are talking about arresting Philotas because supposedly he concealed information about a conspiracy against Al life.
Philotas admitted his guilt after torture. Every tortured man is capable to a ...
  Topic: Question only for educated and interested in history
Nikas

Replies: 55
Views: 35032

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2005 6:04 am   Subject: Question only for educated and interested in history
Most of historians agree that the Hellenic times ended with Demosthenis death. At this time we can see the end of Democracy in Greece. Democrasy, intime, was the greatest invention ever made from man. ...
  Topic: Parmenions death
Nikas

Replies: 6
Views: 5595

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2005 5:42 am   Subject: Parmenions death
And yet, what if Philotas was planning treason?

We are told that when a page discovered that there was a potential conspiracy afoot he told his mentor who went to Alexander's tent to inform the ki ...
  Topic: What if the find the tomp of Alexander?
Nikas

Replies: 7
Views: 6101

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2005 5:32 am   Subject: What if the find the tomp of Alexander?
The book in question is written by Andrew Chugg.
  Topic: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
Nikas

Replies: 51
Views: 26828

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sun Dec 05, 2004 6:05 am   Subject: Re: Alexander as genius
Well I would say that he would have stood a chance agianst the mongols they werent invincible. remember the samurai which were hugely outnumbered kicked there butts back into the ocean never to retur ...
 
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