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As the #BadAncient site is seeing a surge of users, and my last call for contributors has seen some excellent article ideas come in, I thought I would let any new followers see what all the fuss is about:
I was approached by the team behind @AncientWorldMag to turn my #badancient into a website project. So here it is! https://t.co/RXLVqdnSbY
This is about examining modern public claims about the ancient world, and trying to untangle the history from them.
Tag Archives: Sparta
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