Category Archives: Ancient History & My Research

PTSD (again!): Nothing New Under the Sun?

Book being read, eds. N. Sekunda & B. Burliga, Iphicrates, Peltasts and Lechaeum, (Gdansk, 2014) The article A paper has just been publicised that is causing a mini-flurry of activity on many of the social media sites that I use. … Continue reading

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Ancient History Magazine

My good friends over at Ancient Warfare Magazine are deliberating on setting up a magazine devoted to the Ancient World and want feedback on the idea. Check out the survey and give your thoughts: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/S2Z5NN6 If it is anything like … Continue reading

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Why Study Military History At All?

Book being read; R. Waterfield, Xenophon’s Retreat: Greece Persia and the End of the Golden Age, (2006) I was listening to a podcast recently over on Life of Caesar, where they were interviewing the editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine, Dr. … Continue reading

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PTSD in Ancient History … or, How to Disagree Amicably

Book being read: None at the moment, unless Thucydides counts, but I am always dipping into that so probably not! As regular readers and poor survivors of my obsessive monologues well know, I do a lot of work and research … Continue reading

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Individualism

Book being read; back to Thucydides at the moment I’m afraid New article out: Battle of Bannockburn, MW IV.3 There is an historical movement, one that I am technically part of, which mirrors the modern day worship of individualism. That … Continue reading

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