Monthly Archives: July 2018

THE AGE OF ARTHUR, PART NINE: THE ORIGINS OF ARTHUR

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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THE KNIGHTS OF FRANCE DEFEAT THE POWER OF THE EMPIRE AT BOUVINES, 1214!

 In one of the most decisive battles of the 13th century,  King Philip II Augustus establishes France as the premiere power in Medieval Europe.  Philip II, called “Augustus”, can fairly be called the greatest of France’s Medieval monarchs. Not since … Continue reading

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DEADLIEST BLOGGER’S GREATEST QUOTES ON WAR 4

Once again we provide, for your reading enjoyment and edification, some of our favorite quotes on military matters. If you missed part 3, go here Courage is the foundation of victory – Plutarch, “Themistocles” To retreat is impossible, to surrender is … Continue reading

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DEADLIEST BLOGGER’S RECOMMENDED READING LIST

I am a voracious reader, and over the years have had the pleasure of happening upon some real gems. Here is my list of favorite books. I promise you, spending time with any of these will be time well spent! … Continue reading

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