Tag Archives: UCL

Dublin conference and why David Starkey is a bad historian.

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

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History repeats itself or people rarely change?

Book being read: Michael Palin, Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years This is just a quick observation that I have about other people’s observations, oddly enough.  It all began with Michael Palin’s description of the media’s portrayal of the youth in … Continue reading

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Historical Impact

Book being read: J. Shay, Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming/ R. Protz, The Great British Beer Book “They haven’t been trained . . . they wouldn’t know how to read it”, these were the words … Continue reading

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Methodology

Book being read at the moment: P. Krentz, The Battle of Marathon Hello again!  With my return from a great break comes a new blog!  I was speaking to an uncle of mine who asked what it is I am … Continue reading

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The Run In

Right, blogs have been very slow as of late due to a run in for a plethora of deadlines – not least being my wedding which is this week. So, I have an introductory article coming out for Medieval Warfare … Continue reading

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