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  Topic: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
marsian

Replies: 51
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PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 1:08 pm   Subject: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
Hi Magika,

Thanks for the info, I know Sindos, because it was one of the port that Alexander occupied during his conquest. It sounds like alot of interesting places to visit in Greece. Really look ...
  Topic: Who found America?
marsian

Replies: 46
Views: 31831

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 5:45 am   Subject: Who found America?
No way did Alexanders navy make it to America! The triremes were built for short voyages/trade - battle= ramming not journeysWe have evidence of Chinese on the pacific coast- there was some circular ...
  Topic: Thracians did a DAMN GOOD job at helping Alexander
marsian

Replies: 13
Views: 3656

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:44 am   Subject: Re: Thracians did a DAMN GOOD job at helping Alexander
Don't you think that they did a REALLY good job at helping him at his conquests? Wink

Hi Magika,

The Thracian tribe definitely helped Alexander alot especially in

1) Cutting a road through ...
  Topic: Evidence that Alexander the Great was of Greek Origin
marsian

Replies: 40
Views: 25461

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:36 am   Subject: Evidence that Alexander the Great was of Greek Origin
Ok, Salonika re-read my post and tell me exactly where I said anything about Athenians?
I'm speaking about Hellenic peoples in the Macedonia region, don't get confused. Attican Greek (which I can onl ...
  Topic: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
marsian

Replies: 51
Views: 37886

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:12 am   Subject: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
If you come to Argentina, you can buy a kit of Maradona! Very Happy

Hi Cami Very Happy

Maradona!!! A great soccer player, although I don't know too much about soccer, but I still remember the "God's Hand", th ...
  Topic: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
marsian

Replies: 51
Views: 37886

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:08 am   Subject: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
S.A.R What do these stand for?

Egypt! Ah! The mother of all mysteries! I love it.

Hope to see you in Thessaloniki and in Greece in general some day. You'll probably like it. It's a harbour but ...
  Topic: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
marsian

Replies: 51
Views: 37886

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 2:24 pm   Subject: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
Thessaloniki, Greece. U?

Hong Kong S.A.R, ***

I would love to visit Greece one day, after reading so many books about ancient Greece.

Egypt would be my next choice. Wanted to see the Valle ...
  Topic: What is the fate of Rome had Alexander turned west earlier?
marsian

Replies: 30
Views: 24583

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 2:16 pm   Subject: What is the fate of Rome had Alexander turned west earlier?
(I am a fan of jackies)

haha...I wonder what the Indian did infront of this Vikings, maybe Yoga! Smile

Actually Yoga is so difficult, but I guess it does help you both physically and mentally.
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  Topic: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
marsian

Replies: 51
Views: 37886

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 2:03 pm   Subject: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
Marsian,

Thank you for the info on Timujin.

I also agree with most of what you say but one.

I don't understand (and deep down I don't like) why we glorify those two men's wars as if they wer ...
  Topic: What is the fate of Rome had Alexander turned west earlier?
marsian

Replies: 30
Views: 24583

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 1:12 pm   Subject: What is the fate of Rome had Alexander turned west earlier?
So can I... Very Happy But the first thing that comes to my mind is Chaki Chan doing his thing in front of a STUNNED ( Shocked ) and STILL Alexander the Great.... HA HA HA HA HA!

...HA HA HA HA HA HA! H ...
  Topic: What is the fate of Rome had Alexander turned west earlier?
marsian

Replies: 30
Views: 24583

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 12:53 pm   Subject: What is the fate of Rome had Alexander turned west earlier?
That's an interesting historic "what if" question.
Especially if Alexander had conguered europe all the way to the Atlantic ocean.
Would he too fight the Carthaginians?
I believe he was not only a ...
  Topic: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
marsian

Replies: 51
Views: 37886

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 12:18 pm   Subject: was Alexander the Great the greatest military leader
Greetings from Hong Kong,

It's difficult to say who will win between Genghis Khan and Alexander, because the truth is, whatever we say are merely speculations.

Nevertheless, I would like to say ...
  Topic: Battle of Issus
marsian

Replies: 11
Views: 6627

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:54 am   Subject: Battle of Issus
Greetings from Hong Kong, Magika Hail!

I'm glad to hear that my suggestion actually raised your interest in reading the "Art Of War", I'm sure you'll enjoy it.

Hi Salonika,

You must enjoy rea ...
  Topic: Battle of Issus
marsian

Replies: 11
Views: 6627

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 2:43 pm   Subject: Battle of Issus
Hello again,

I forgot to add one more point, does anyone know Sun-Tzu? The reason I ask is because alot of things that Alexander applied in warfare in some instance do seem like principle depicted ...
  Topic: Battle of Issus
marsian

Replies: 11
Views: 6627

PostForum: Discuss 'Alexander' the man   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 2:17 pm   Subject: Battle of Issus
Greetings from Hong Kong,

I recently read a triology series by Valerio Massimo Manfredi, The book is called "Alexander". After reading through two books (still one to go), I can't help stop thinkin ...
 
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