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  Topic: Alexander-Phillip what do these names mean??
Ptolemy V

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PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:16 am   Subject: Alexander-Phillip what do these names mean??

Alejandro means "Alexo-Andros". Man who fight the opponent.

Not quite right with the meaning - Alexandros means "protector of men".
  Topic: Alexander-Phillip what do these names mean??
Ptolemy V

Replies: 43
Views: 41516

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2005 9:02 am   Subject: Alexander-Phillip what do these names mean??
You have lost his point my dear. This is 100% copied from some site that propagates that the Ancient Macedonians were Greeks, based on the assumption that if all the Ancient Macedonian names were Gree ...
  Topic: Alexander-Phillip what do these names mean??
Ptolemy V

Replies: 43
Views: 41516

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2005 4:43 am   Subject: Alexander means "defender of men"...
KINGS OF MACEDON

ALEXANDROS m Ancient Greek (ALEXANDER Latinized)
Pronounced: al-eg-ZAN-dur
From the Greek name Alexandros, which meant ‘defending men’ from Greek alexein ‘to defend, pr ...
  Topic: Alexander I & Philip II won in Greek Olympics!!!!
Ptolemy V

Replies: 17
Views: 25496

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2004 1:53 am   Subject: Alexander I & Philip II won in Greek Olympics!!!!


That's also funny!

Herodot never met Alexander or talk with them!

Herodot travelled in his lifetime in Egypt, Mesopotania and other asian and african countries, but he never had been in MAC ...
  Topic: Alexander I & Philip II won in Greek Olympics!!!!
Ptolemy V

Replies: 17
Views: 25496

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2004 12:15 pm   Subject: Alexander I & Philip II won in Greek Olympics!!!!


Alexander I....

Thats very funny!

Why don't tell the Greek Propagandaminister, that Alexander I, also known as Alexander I the PHIhellene fought as a PERSIAN ally against the Greeks?

But ...
  Topic: PROPHESIE
Ptolemy V

Replies: 6
Views: 10743

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2004 1:06 pm   Subject: PROPHESIE
Who knows what will happen during the summer Olympics.

However, in regard to the film, I wouldn't expect see too much of a negative impact. The Persians (i.e. Iranian Farsi) are not (and were not) ...
  Topic: Alexander and Mathematics
Ptolemy V

Replies: 21
Views: 21632

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2004 12:06 am   Subject: Alexander and Mathematics
It is impossible to know Alexander's mathematical thought processes and speculating about it is going to provide as many answers as people have theories about the issue. There is no ancient testimony ...
  Topic: MACEDONIAN ETYMOLOGY OF FILM CHARACTERS
Ptolemy V

Replies: 53
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PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Pre-Release   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 9:40 am   Subject: MACEDONIAN ETYMOLOGY OF FILM CHARACTERS
An updated list of the etymology of the ancient Macedonian names:

KINGS OF MACEDON

ALEXANDROS m Ancient Greek (ALEXANDER Latinized)
Pronounced: al-eg-ZAN-dur
From the Greek name Alexandros ...
  Topic: Have they found Alexander?
Ptolemy V

Replies: 28
Views: 26559

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 3:03 am   Subject: Have they found Alexander?
Why where's Phil buried??

Philip II's tomb was discovered at the site of Verghina (south west of Thessaloniki) in 1977. Verghina is now also believed to be the site of the original Macedonian capit ...
  Topic: Alexander, the so called Great, was a Tyrran!
Ptolemy V

Replies: 95
Views: 41357

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 12:26 pm   Subject: Alexander, the so called Great, was a Tyrran!
This has gone way off topic. I'll lock it if it's outlived its original discussion.

Your right, it has.
  Topic: Hellenes were forced or not,to unite?
Ptolemy V

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Views: 72114

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 12:04 pm   Subject: Hellenes were forced or not,to unite?
Of course Greeks vs Greeks was nothing new!
only in Greece mate,it was city against city.You seem to confuse a lot of things when it comes to greeks and macedonians.

Confusion stems from what is m ...
  Topic: Alexander, the so called Great, was a Tyrran!
Ptolemy V

Replies: 95
Views: 41357

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 11:53 am   Subject: Alexander, the so called Great, was a Tyrran!
Hellenic dialect
mate i don't wanna sound like i desrespect you but do you now what hellen means or it stands for? You seem to confuse it with greek.

I don't think I'm the one whos confused:

M ...
  Topic: Alexander, the so called Great, was a Tyrran!
Ptolemy V

Replies: 95
Views: 41357

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 10:18 am   Subject: Alexander, the so called Great, was a Tyrran!
Demosthenes the Greek orrator??

Anyway the macedonians actively tried to be more like the Greeks, Alexander was taught in Greek fashion about Greek morals and so on. He was brought up on the messag ...
  Topic: Have they found Alexander?
Ptolemy V

Replies: 28
Views: 26559

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 9:30 am   Subject: Have they found Alexander?
If Alexander is anywhere, the most likely place is somewhere under the streets of modern Alexandria. Apparently there is much unexcavated in this city, but it would mean bulldozing down most of the mo ...
  Topic: Alexander's Battle Gear
Ptolemy V

Replies: 18
Views: 24881

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2004 9:15 am   Subject: Alexander's Battle Gear
What sources have the lion helmet? Plutarch or a modern historian. or is it from Osprey books?

One of the main sources for the Attic lion helmet is the so-called "Alexander sarcophagus" in the ar ...
 
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