Monthly Archives: May 2012

AGE OF ARTHUR: PART 10

This is the Tenth-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 … Continue reading

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Battle of Granicus, 334BC: Alexander the Great’s Riskiest Battle!

In May of 334BC, after crossing the Hellespont (the modern Dardanelles) from Europe into Asia, young king Alexander III of Macedon led his army into battle for the first time against the forces of the Persian Empire at the River Granicus. It would prove … Continue reading

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The Age of Arthur: Part 9

This is the Ninth-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 … Continue reading

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