Tag Archives: Ancient history

Catching Up

So it’s been a while. Just thought I’d drop by and let you all know how I’m doing… Overall, very well. It’s hard to complain when the winter weather here in Brisbane is better than the summer in some of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Eagle in the Snow by Wallace Breem

Just recently I had the opportunity to read Eagle in the Snow by Wallace Breem, a book I’ve heard much about but never managed to find a copy of. Until now. It was well worth the search, and the price. … Continue reading

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All Work And No Play…

…makes Ethan really, really tired. Basically, that’s it. Unfortunately my day job has been somewhat intrusive recently re: blogging and generally anything that isn’t spending 10+ hours a day, 7 days a week at work. Thus, I must apologise for … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.” Aeschylus.

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Heir to Greatness: Part 4 – Earning the Diadem

So who amongst the diadochi deserves to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Alexander the Great? The answer is, predictably, none of them. Though many aspired to the same heights of glory, none could surpass (or even equal) the achievements of the Great … Continue reading

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Heir to Greatness: Part 1 – Introduction

This is the first part in what I hope will be a weekly series (at least for a while). At the moment I intend for it to go on for at least six week, although that might blow out if … Continue reading

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