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The Axum Obelisk Site

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Graphics Modpacks' started by Traianus, Dec 20, 2005.

  1. Traianus

    Traianus Why is it dark in here?

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    Hi all. Another wonder for Sword of Geddon's mod. This one is the Ethiopian Axum Obelisk site which was in the news a fair bit this year.
     

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  2. Quinzy

    Quinzy Chieftain

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    very nice. these new wonders are making me want to pick my tech/wonder/various thread again...
     
  3. Stormrage

    Stormrage Ever Present Taskmaster

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    I like it! :goodjob:
     
  4. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    Did Ethiopia have some Egyptian influence? Great work once again Tria.
     
  5. Yoda Power

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    They traded a lot, so yes. I'm also pretty sure Etiopia got christianized from Egypt.

    Nice work btw:)
     
  6. Traianus

    Traianus Why is it dark in here?

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    Ozymandias Civ3 Modding Archivist

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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure Christians in both places are Coptic.

    -- And ditto all the kudos!

    -Oz
     
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    Aion Chieftain

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    Varlin Saliptor Does not hate the future.

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    I like it!!
     
  10. Nate1976

    Nate1976 Just Plain Wierd

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    Nic,e but what could it be set to do?
     
  11. Traianus

    Traianus Why is it dark in here?

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    I don't know much about it apart from the fact that the Italians made off with it during the second world war and it was only returned this (oops) last year! Apparently it is thought that it had some astronomical purpose as well as religious. I would be inclined to think that it would provide culture and science. Also due to the controversy over it's return to Ethiopia and it's age (1500 years) you might consider making it a tourist attraction.
     
  12. Samez

    Samez ION GUNNER

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    don't know but afaik aegyptian obelsisks were always a pair ie. there were always two of the same type.... Well as it says its an ethiopian obelisk but wouldn't it be interesting if there havn't been two of them in the past...?
     
  13. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    Ethiopia was first a major Jewish settlement, and still has a large Jewish population. I watched a show where they came to the conclusion that the lost Ark of the Covenant is in the town of Aksum.
     

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