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... There is an entire Marvel series in which Hercules and Spider-Man do meet and work together.
Notably, Hercules' character maintains many ancient stories and characterisations but with interesting twists. Had a dissertation student working on it, it was fascinating.
"It's not every day that we find Achilles and Hercules mentioned in the same breath as Spider-Man and Batman. To my mind, what divides them are what different understandings of heroism entail and what different societies value." When Homer meets @coldplay:
The account making this claim has a LOT of followers. We add our one drop into the ocean and feel a little better for it, but will it change anything?
This is clearly not true - the desert (the Red Land) was very important in the history of ancient egypt (quarrying, policing, movement of people, etc). As it was to the so called Medjay, and other Nubian groups. #BadAncient https://t.co/WxOvYVxE84
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