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How'd this topic get so big? O_O
Number XII; Larxene.
The Organization's Savage Nymph.
This thread is getting funnier with every post.
History is pop culture. Its written by those in power and altered by those who follow.
Then why bother referencing it if it's a load of crap?
Wikipedia is NOT an accurate text book.
As a history reference, it's credible enough. Also, where's your source?
It's common knowledge
No it isn't.
that the Library was still around in Constantines time.
What remained of it was destroyed thirty years before Constantine was alive. What you're referring to was the Serapeum, which was different from the main library.
Catholicism changed the fact that Christ was born in Summer and that he was Olive skinned.
It's unknown when Christ was born (Christmas is, afterall, the celebration of his birth) and never, ever said his skin wasn't the same as the people of the Middle East. It's the Middle Ages/Renaissance artists who depict him as white.
Constantine placed Xmas in winter
Christmas day was set by Pope Julius I.
when the Council of Trent
The Council of Trent occurred in AD 1545 for the first time, almost a thousand years after the Library of Alexandria was captured by Muslims, and for all intents and purposes ceased to exist. Everything you mentioned about the Library after this is wrong.
It contained written proof of Christ's humanity, such as the book of Mary Magdalen.
This was never mentioned by anyone. Ever.
Catholicism banned all writing and reading except by clergymen to oppress the serfs.
They did nothing of the sort. The reason only the clerics could read and write was because books were expensive as f*** and the only ones with enough money to have schools, whose sole purpose was to educate the clergy. Also, this isn't like today where there was English, German, Spanish, etc. Then the only language that was taught was Latin (which wasn't spoken) and many of the clerics who could read Latin didn't understand what they were reading. The Church didn't bring the serfs to the schools because it was incredibly expensive and wouldn't have made a difference since the majority of serfs were (by definition) farmers.
The empire never truly collapsed,
It most certainly did, after Odoacer beat Augustulus in 476.
becoming the Holy Roman Empire.
Which was completely different. It was established by Charlemagne (a German IIRC) who was then decreed the Holy Roman Empire by the Church as a way to legitimise his empire. The Holy Roman Empire and Roman Empire had less in common than apples and handgrenades.
Id love to meet the history professor
You really, really wouldn't. Odd fellow that one.
Because he should've taught you about religious oppression through the middle ages.
Such as setting up schools, spreading news, preserving Roman/Greek knowledge, etc?
yes most of the Churches well known members were Alchemists..in secret. They knew if they spoke up they'd be exiled or killed.
Thomas Aquinas and Albertus Magnus were both publically known alchemists. They sure were exiled and forgotten.
The holy wars have no good in them. Because even though there was peace in EU
So even though there was good, there was no good? You're contradicting yourself again.
Its a very biased place,
It's considered to have a liberal bias. How would that be helping my point?
Without them everyone would be equal and anyone
You do know the reason people use money is because it is overwhelmingly beneficial to them, yes?
Without them everyone would be equal and anyone that tried to offset that by making themselves more powerful would be quickly quashed by the majority.
Or, more likely, rallied under and listen to what the more powerful/intelligent people are saying, because it's more beneficial to them than trying to make it on there own or living in chaos.
Your stuck on thinking people need rule and law
What would happen to a group of people that lived without a government? Either someone from the outside would conquer them or they'd have to establish a government to protect themselves from outsiders. And how does one begin to solve all the domestic disputes, keep order, prevent theft/murder, mediate business deals, etc? It simply can't be done, and thinking that everyone could (or would) ever adhere to a working moral code is naive.
Those Nine cover all the aspects of law
Aside from being incomplete, I'll let Mikey handle this.
Go to the destruction section and you'll see the 391 A.D. ordering of the pope.
"The Serapeum housed part of the Great Library, but it is not known how many, if any, books were contained in it at the time of destruction. Notably, the passage by Socrates makes no clear reference to a library or its contents, only to religious objects."
Oh and btw can you tell me how to make Greek fire?
You consider the loss of knowledge of a dangerous weapon (that may or may not have anything to do with the Library at all) a bad thing? Also, napalm is better.
sbk Wikipedia actually states that Julius couldn't have burned the Library because it wasn't near the docks.
Yeah, because it's not like fire can spread, right? Also, it's states that many thousands of books were burned in any account.
It then goes on to mention how Aurelian destroyed most of what was left anyway, so no matter how you look at it the Churches censorship had very little to do with it.
And there ends my history/Religion discussion.
How'd this topic get so big? O_O
It's been a fairly boring weekend.
I believe this is the best keyblade, why are you trying to disprove that, it's my opinion. etc.
Something about fires and choking on the ash or something.
Stuff to do with history.
Join in, it's fun.
This was at Eclair
Making a mage. Where's your useful Pumpkin place now?
Humans need action. If they can't find it, they will make it- Albert Einstein
Where's your Ultima Weapon now? Might as well make your physical attacks as strong as possible where magic will not work.
Making a mage.
You can't really make a 'Mage' Sora because you can't change his stat distribution. If you mean you're just going to use Magic, then the Elemental keyblades and Rose will serve you much better than Ultima. Hell, a magic combo with physical finishers (read: Explosion) and the Pumpkin is Base Sora's strongest combo. Well, after Reflect spam with the Rose (good luck getting THAT to work).
Even with a Magic focus, Ultima is still mostly irrelevant.
Every time I come into this topic I leave pissed off
This is a bit off topic. While I was playing through my KH2FM CM run, I noticed that when I used Magnet in a crowd, then the next attack I do is Explosion. Magnet ends combos and leads to a finisher? Because then if I have Finishing Pluses, I could just end with 3 Thunder or other magic finishers.
Also, sorry for one last question. Can stat boost still be synthesized? I can synthesize AP and Defense boosts but don't see Magic and Strength boosts on my synthesis list even though I already got the recipes for them.