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Tides of War: Byzantium’s Vacillating Imperial Fortunes – Final Part

Mopping Up “Over the span of about a century, as the remnants of their empire crumbled around them, the partnership between these Byzantine teachers and their Italian students literally saved ancient Greek literature from destruction at the hands of the … Continue reading

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Tides of War: Byzantium’s Vacillating Imperial Fortunes- Part 10

The Fourth Crusade “Constantine’s fine city, the common delight and boast of all nations, was laid waste by fire and blackened by soot, taken and emptied of all wealth, public and private, as well as that which was consecrated by … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones: The Board Game

So, managed to pick up this little baby recently… It’s actually the Second Edition released in 2011 by Fantasy Flight Games, designed by Christian T. Petersen and based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire rather than … Continue reading

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Save the Semicolon Day

It’s a good effort though…

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Lest We Forget

Today is ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) day in Australia and New Zealand, a day to honour the sacrifices made by our servicemen and women throughout the history of our nations. Though Australia and New Zealand are separate … Continue reading

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Facepalm

Just read through my previous post ‘Top Ten Reasons Why the Byzantine Empire Was Legendary’ and spotted a spelling mistake here, a grammatical error there. I guess that’s what happens when you bang it out in less than an hour … Continue reading

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Word.

Games of Thrones Season 3 anyone?

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Book Review: A Storm of Swords Part 1 – Steel and Snow by George R.R. Martin

I’ll keep this short… A Game of Thrones, the first volume in the hugely successful A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martine, was – to put it mildly – awesome. The sequel, A Clash of Kings, … Continue reading

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This is how I feel every day…

Jack Burton-style.

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Hello World!

Welcome to the online home of sometimes author, sometimes awesome Ethan Reilly (that’s me!). Stay tuned for more posts…

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