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Oh dear. I haven't come across this Teutoberg denialism before! It is an odd choice of battle to deny.
You can read all about this fake battle in @DrJEBall article:
People out here getting upset about a battle that happened over 2,000 years ago and sending me emails. C'mon guys, there is much more to care about in the world.
Ok hands up, I did not know any of this! Is it just me who always assumed Cleopatra VII was the final Ptolemy?
A quick Google search tells me I am not the only one, so this has the makings of a #BadAncient article! https://t.co/klwfHv5d0a
Category Archives: Book Reviews
It has been a while, so here is another review for you! David Santiuste, Edward IV and the War of the Roses, (Barnsley, 2010) With great apprehension I have spent many-a-day staring at the foreboding cover of Santiuste’s work before … Continue reading
A review of a great book, which covers a fascinating period of ancient Spartan history: its decline. Godfrey Hutchinson, Sparta: Unfit for Empire, (Barnsley, 2014) The Spartan period of dominance in Greece (the hegemony c.404-371 BCE) has attracted a lot … Continue reading
(Review) Mike Roberts, Two Deaths at Amphipolis: Cleon vs Brasidas in the Peloponnesian War, (Barnsley, 2015)
Another review for you! All about one of my favourite historical characters, Brasidas the Spartan. Mike Roberts, Two Deaths at Amphipolis: Cleon vs Brasidas in the Peloponnesian War, (Barnsley, 2015) Pages: 264 ISBN: 978-1783463787
Another review! But, unlike my usual reviews, this one is not about a history book but, indeed, a travel/adventure/endurance book. I knew one of the authors (Paul Archer) from our schooldays together, so I was intrigued by this project of … Continue reading