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  Topic: Bucephalus
apro

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 5:25 pm   Subject: Bucephalus
Great info, apelles!! Thanks for the link. I'm definitely going to check it out. Very Happy
  Topic: Bucephalus
apro

Replies: 11
Views: 12514

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2005 7:44 pm   Subject: Bucephalus
People not familiar with Alexander's cavalry mistakenly assume that it was made up only by the Macedonian cavalry, this is false. It was basically a cavalry made up mostly by the Greek kingdoms of Ma ...
  Topic: "Alexander." Discussing the movie scene by scene.
apro

Replies: 440
Views: 235019

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2005 1:40 pm   Subject: "Alexander." Discussing the movie scene by scene.
Myth was more important when it came to that factor...than reality for him.

To the ancient Hellenics "myth" WAS reality. The Greek Gods and Goddesses really existed for them. Most traced their b ...
  Topic: Did I miss something?
apro

Replies: 7
Views: 11014

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2005 9:17 pm   Subject: Re: Did I miss something?
Especially since Alexander went to the oracle at Zeus Ammon, where he might have been told that he was the "son of Zeus".

The religion of Zeus Ammon was very well established by in the Hellenic ...
  Topic: Facts! =)
apro

Replies: 37
Views: 36971

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 9:04 pm   Subject: Facts! =)
There is nowhere mentioned that Hephaestion was Alexander's lover.

This is true. None of the source material from when Alexander was alive ever mention anything about Hephaestion and he being 'lov ...
  Topic: Facts! =)
apro

Replies: 37
Views: 36971

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 2:35 am   Subject: Facts! =)
And we cannot know for sure if the rumors about Demosthenes were true....

I totally agree, which is why I said Aeschines had his own axe to grind against Demosthenes. Smile
  Topic: Facts! =)
apro

Replies: 37
Views: 36971

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 9:17 pm   Subject: Facts! =)
Macedonians were considered as semi-barbarians by Demosthenes because he was against Philip's and Alexander's politics.But when Demosthenes had been in Macedonia years ago as a diplomat he admired the ...
  Topic: Chiau :)
apro

Replies: 4
Views: 5298

PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:04 pm   Subject: Chiau :)
Hello,

New to the board, can to it via the IMD Alexander message board. Someone posted the link to here and I decided to stay a while and see what's going on. So far I'm really enjoying reading t ...
  Topic: Facts! =)
apro

Replies: 37
Views: 36971

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:27 pm   Subject: Facts! =)
I was under the impression that the ancient Macedonian language was a Doric Greek dialect.

Knowledge of the language is very limited because there are no surviving Macedonian texts. The only body ...
  Topic: Facts! =)
apro

Replies: 37
Views: 36971

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the Movie - Post Release   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:49 pm   Subject: Facts! =)
To your question Alexanderr spoke 2 or maybe three langueges, attic greek which was the *** for most of the ancient world ancient Macedonian , and maybe Doric Greek but that has not been proven. W ...
 
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