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Serendipity Talk: In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great - Shared screen with speaker view
Ellen Quinn, Wash. DC
40:54
Didn't the Emperor Julian see himself as a latter-day Alexander and try to achieve what Alexander had achieved?
Paul Thorn
01:00:43
What are the sources of the information presented on Alexander ? How accurate do you believe the facts are ??
Dorothy Wexler
01:19:40
What are the best books about Alexander the Great and what the main sources for his story?
Paul Thorn
01:21:32
Did Alexander leave behind any lasting impact on culture and politics of the countries he travels through ?
Ellen Quinn, Wash. DC
01:24:53
Not Julius Caesar, but the Emperor Julian in the 4th century AD
Jeanie Montgomery
01:25:54
Do we really believe these troop numbers? This is not only a lot of people, but the amount of resources to support them on their travels and fighting just seems a LOT. People didn't live very long back then and tended to die of injuries and disease at higher rates than they do now.
Ellen Quinn, Wash. DC
01:29:18
Someone said that, when making war, amateurs talk strategy, pros talk logistics!
Paul Thorn
01:29:52
Was Alexander poisoned ?
Ellen Quinn, Wash. DC
01:30:18
How did they feed and armor all those soldiers? Steal locally, allies sending them food somehow?
Gray Warren-Boulton
01:32:33
Tension exists to this day between Greece and Macadonia?
Jeanne
01:33:10
How did he take advantage of the pronouncement that he was the son of Zeus?
antoinettemiller
01:33:11
What did he die of? Isn’t there at least two different opinions. One is typhoid fever and the other by “bad” wine
Frances Li
01:34:11
How much time between Hephasgion’d death and Alexander’s?
antoinettemiller
01:34:40
was there more to the relationship than friendship
Jeanne
01:34:58
How did he take advantage of the pronouncement tat he was the son of Zeus?
Paul Thorn
01:35:05
How did he maintain political control in Greece while he was away for 12 years ?
antoinettemiller
01:35:38
well, they’re out in battle for months so you love the one your with
Ellen Quinn, Wash. DC
01:36:29
Alexander was Macedonian; how did he spread GREEK culture?
antoinettemiller
01:39:09
Who funded the campaigns?
Ginnystrasser
01:39:28
how did they overcome language barriers in so many cultures?
Mike
01:42:31
Thanks
Jeanne
01:42:37
Thank you