Monthly Archives: March 2012

THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART 6

This is the Sixth-part of our discussion of Britain in the so-called Age of Arthur: the 5th though the mid-6th Century A.D. It is a fascinating period, with the Classical civlization of Greece and Rome giving way to the Germanic … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART 5

This is the fifth-part of our discussion of Britain in the so-called Age of Arthur: the 5th though the mid-6th Century A.D. It is a fascinating period, with the Classical civlization of Greece and Rome giving way to the Germanic … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART 4

This is the fourth-part of our discussion of Britain in the so-called Age of Arthur: the 5th though the mid-6th Century A.D. It is a fascinating period, with the Classical civilization of Greece and Rome giving way to the Germanic “Dark … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR: Part 3

This is the  third-part of our discussion of Britain in the so-called Age of Arthur: the 5th though the mid-6th Century A.D. It is a fascinating period, with the Classical civlization of Greece and Rome giving way to the Germanic … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART 2

This is the second-part of our discussion of Britain in the so-called Age of Arthur: the 5th though the mid-6th Century A.D. It is a fascinating period, with the Classical civilization of Greece and Rome giving way to the Germanic “Dark … Continue reading

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Spartans at the An Tir – West War 2008

One of my hobbies is the SCA. My fighting group is “the Spartans”. Here is a video I made of one of those wars…

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The IDES OF MARCH

“Beware the Ides of March, Caesar” Today, March 15, 44 BC Julius Caesar, dictator of Rome is assasinated by a cabal of rival Senators, led by Gaius Cassius Longinus, Publius Servilius Casca, and Marcus Junius Brutus  Much thanks for the … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART 1

(This is the first part in a multi-part  examination of Britain in the so-called Age of Arthur: the 5th though the mid-6th Century A.D. It is a fascinating period, with the Classical Age of Greece and Rome giving way to the … Continue reading

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MORO JURAMENTADO: SUICIDAL ASSASSIN OF THE PHILIPPINES

Today when a person goes upon a crazy, violent rampage he can be said to have “run amok”. The origin of the word “amok” is actually Malay. The term entered the English language as an idiom when English traders encountered … Continue reading

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THE ANGLO-SAXON HUSCARLS

The Huscarls (or Housecarls) were an elite military organization of Anglo-Danish warriors, that served as the guards and professional soldiers of the late Anglo-Saxon kings of England. Founded by Canute the Great, the Danish ruler of England in the early … Continue reading

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