miss diminutive: But that haircut.....
StoPPeRmobile: JasonOfOrillia: I have this idea that the Macedonians were rubes at best, barbarians at worst, for all their Hellenistic pretensions. I heard one definition of 'Barbarian' as someone whose culture doesn't survive contact with civilization and when Alexander the Great conquered Persia he, apparently, began assuming the trappings of the Persians. The implication is that the Hellenistic culture to which he and his Macedonians pretended was weaker than Persian culture that they rolled over.Anyways, don't judge me too harshly, I'm three pints in.Oh look, this again.You sound like you are from a broke country.
Gunny Highway: Active introvert: Um.. this is not new news. It was long believed he contracted a bacterial infection that he got from drinking from a contaminated cup. Also, he may have drank it knowing it would get him sick because he was still not over the lost of his lover.Read the article.
Oldiron_79: Gunny Highway: Classic blunder.Well he seemed to make the land war in Asia thing work.
Gunny Highway: Classic blunder.
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