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It's 0 week at uni and today we welcome our new 1st yr students to @HistoryManMet!
Hopefully they all have a better time than this 2nd century student, who wrote home complaining about, well, almost everything.
Tag Archives: Historiography
I think I should just give up and call this my Ancient PTSD blog! It is that time of year again when someone posts an idea which links modern PTSD with ancient experiences. However, there is a growing trend that … Continue reading
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
Book being read: J. Marozzi, “Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World” (2005) Like many people, I have been watching a lot of the Olympics and what has struck me most is how one sport, or what I perceive … Continue reading
Book being read: Valerio Manfredi, The Lost Army, (2009) – a fiction book, check me out! Ok, it is a fiction book by an archaeologist telling the story of Xenophon’s Anabasis and I intend to use it in my thesis, … Continue reading
Books being read: Apollonius, Argonautica/ L. Tritle, A New History of the Peloponnesian War/ J. Evans, Doglopaedia: A Complete Guide to Dog Care/ Sophocles, Ajax Having spent the weekend at a conference at University College Dublin called ‘Warfare in Antiquity: … Continue reading