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by system1988
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Historical inaccuracies
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Historical inaccuracies

Thank you for your answer

' I actually consulted several Greek -speaking friends '
'' Then choose your friends more carefully"

I stopped reading when i met Dolores
by system1988
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Historical inaccuracies
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Historical inaccuracies

.... I dont know which is more preferable ,to laugh or cry ...I havent never read an historical novel referring to ancient Greece ( Hellas, 4 b.C) which mentions names ( new greek- names of our era ) like Alekos, Sakis ,Sandros , and the christian spanish name Dolores !!!
by system1988
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: Stories of hidden treasures
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Stories of hidden treasures

1525550_apollonas_peiraios_1.jpg https://www.lifo.gr/articles/archaeology_articles/243938/istories-apokrypsis-treis-periptoseis-apokalypsis-thammenon-athinaikon-thisayron Before I say anything, please use the translation option of your browser because the text is in Greek. "Stories of hidening - Th...
by system1988
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: The kiss
Replies: 0
Views: 115

The kiss

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https://www.lifo.gr/articles/archaeolog ... arxaiotita

Note before I say anthing, please activate the translation to your language in order to read the text as it is in Greek.

A very young man kisses a girl. 515-500 BC
by system1988
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: 'Off-topic' forum
Topic: "Instant access to rare Greek texts"
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: "Instant access to rare Greek texts"

Thank you Alexias for pointing us to the link in question as it does indeed provide us with a plethora of rare works and manuscripts.
by system1988
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Chamber 4
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Chamber 4

Hi Delos I think that after this interview msr K.Peristeri will be sentenced to death by stoning ... I am kidding I believe that the she relies on the inscriptions she found -the famous ' I received ...for Hephaestion " ,the monogram of Hephaestion on the rosettes in the interior of the tomb, and th...
by system1988
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Chamber 4
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Chamber 4

Hi Delos In a conversation with the interviewer i suppose the archeologist wanted to avoid some difficult technical elements .The rectangular shape would originate from the ashes s shape that in turn , would have take the shape of the object containing it. We have seen this in other digs . It is ver...
by system1988
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Chamber 4
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Chamber 4

I read Derek s most recent post and i liked the phrase '' ...the site jumps into life now and then ". I hope with this post ,i achieve something close to this I would like to report a recent interview of mrs Katerina Peristeri about the Amphipolis dig.The works on the restoration ,building of the fo...
by system1988
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Italian public television (Rai)
Replies: 0
Views: 215

Italian public television (Rai)

https://www.raiplay.it/social/video/2018/03/Ulisse-il-piacere-della-scoperta-Alessandro-Magno-quando-un-uomo-diventa-leggenda-54f6e9a5-93ff-45de-b61f-7a67c57ecb4a.html?wt_mc=2.www.fb.raiplay_vod_ulisse-il-piacere-della-scoperta_alessandro-magno-quando-un-uomo-diventa-leggenda.&fbclid=IwAR0psSb4RvoM8...
by system1988
Sat May 25, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Amphipolis- For the Eyes of Gods
Replies: 0
Views: 224

Amphipolis- For the Eyes of Gods

Details from the Sphinx's leg. The title is excused due to the fact that both the Sphinxes were constructed and placed in positions inside the tomb that are not visible from anyone.


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Amphipoli's tomb discovery
by system1988
Mon May 20, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: Amphipolis video
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: Amphipolis video

Thanks for this. It's one of the places we didn't get to. Because entering the monument is prohibited and i suppose this will still be in effect for the next 2 years or more ,it is for that reason i sent Alexias the video. It is a ' political ' video made by a candidate for the elections.You can se...
by system1988
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Modern take on "He is Alexander too"
Replies: 2
Views: 381

Re: Modern take on "He is Alexander too"

Good evening, you were very close , congratulationS , the entire sentence goes as following ' Alexis ,our frienship has inspired me to find a solution to this problem too ' I suppose that apart from the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, one could also see depicted Zaef himself the President of No...
by system1988
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Art and Culture
Topic: Bronze
Replies: 7
Views: 632

Re: Bronze

Splendid ! Never seen before !