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THE AGE OF ARTHUR PART SEVENTEEN: THE WARRIOR QUEEN AT THE HILL OF AGNED!

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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A GUIDE TO DEADLIEST BLOGGER POSTS

Deadliest Blogger’s historical articles organized in a chronological order, to help my readers place them in some sort of historical timeline. A girlfriend once pointed out that it would be uber-useful to have a reference guide to all of the … Continue reading

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THE MYTH OF SPARTAN INVINCIBILITY DESTROYED AT LEUCTRA

A millennium-and-a-half before Frederick the Great, Epaminondas of Thebes changes the face of warfare with the oblique attack and forever destroyed the myth of Spartan invincibility ! The Peloponnesian War indisputably established Sparta as the paramount power in the Greek World. … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF ARTHUR, PART SIXTEEN: REVOLT IN THE NORTH

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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A “MOST SAVAGE BATTLE”: ABU KLEA, 1885

ln 1881, in the Sudan, a leader emerged as if from out of the sands. He was a man of the desert, a mystic and a man of God. His name was Muhammad Ahmad and claimed to be the “Expected … Continue reading

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“OLD HICKORY” BREAKS THE THIN RED LINE AT NEW ORLEANS!

“OLD HICKORY” SHATTERS THE BRITISH ATTEMPT TO CONTROL THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI AT NEW ORLEANS; AND SAVES THE FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES! The War of 1812* was a mere sideshow for the British, desperately committed as they were … Continue reading

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TERROR IN THE TEUTOBURG FOREST!

Roman expansion into Germany is forever halted when three legions are massacred in  one of history’s most decisive battles.  At the beginning of the first century of the Common Era Germany seemed on the verge of conquest by the Roman … Continue reading

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