Monthly Archives: November 2015

DIADOCHI: MACEDONIAN GAME OF THRONES (PART 8)

Long before George R.R. Martin penned his tale of war, intrigue and treachery the ancient world was scene to its own version of Game of Thrones. (This is the eighth  in a series concerning the Wars of the Diadochi. Part 1 can be read … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART TWENTY

Unique among the territories of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century, Britain succeeded in holding back and even reversing the tide of Germanic conquest for nearly two centuries. This was an age of heroes… It was the Age … Continue reading

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MAD KINGS AND MACCABEES (PART TWO)

In the 2nd century BC a “mad king” threatened to extinguish the Jewish religion and obliterate the Jew’s unique identity. A champion arose, David-like, to challenge the Seleucid Goliath and defend his people: Judah Maccabee: “The Hammer”! His struggle freed … Continue reading

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SCHLIEFFEN’S PLAN: A STUDY IN ECONOMY OF FORCE

At the dawn of the 20th century, Germany and France were already preparing for the war that would break-out in 1914. Following the French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, these two Great Powers spent the intervening 44 years … Continue reading

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