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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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What’s Next?

I just uploaded the final part of the blog series I’ve been writing for the last seven months, Tides of War: Byzantium’s Vacillating Imperial Fortunes. It took a lot longer to complete than I anticipated, mostly because as I progressed … 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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Ancient History: Pergamum

Pergamum (or Pergamon) was a Greek city situated some 26km (16 miles) from the western coast of Anatolia (modern Turkey). Like many sites from antiquity, the city’s origins remain shrouded in myth. The first mention of it is in 399BC, … Continue reading

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Total War: Rome 2 Expectations

This trailer for Creative Assembly’s Total War: Rome 2 (the sequel to the hugely succesful real-time tactics, turn-based strategy game Rome: Total War, released in 2004) has been out for a while, but I wanted to bring it to your … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Why the Byzantine Empire Was Legendary

I have a particular fascination with the Byzantine Empire, not least because, on the extremely (EXTREMELY!) rare occasion when it comes up in conversation, very few people know what I’m talking about. I like that. I like its obscurity. I … Continue reading

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