Tag Archives: Ancient Warfare

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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Writing Popular History: Between History and Myth

Book being read – No books being read today, just an awful lot of academic papers on the Amazon myths. In keeping with the new format of sporadic blogs that contain very little information about anything specific, I have been … Continue reading

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How to get a history book deal

Book being read; B. Caven, Dionysius I: War-Lord of Sicily, (1990) In January last year (2013) I gave up full time work to become a stay at home Dad. At the same time my wife convinced me to go back … Continue reading

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