Tag Archives: Ancient Warfare

First Acdemic Publication

Book being read: Maund, K., Nanson, P., The Four Musketeers: the true story of D’artagnan, Porthos, Aramis & Athos, (Stroud, 2005) I suppose history, like any career, is full of ups and downs. For me today I have experienced a … Continue reading

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Irish Tour

Book being read; F. Cannan, Galloglass 1250-1600: Gaellic Mercenary Warrior After a brilliant, and very wet, research trip to Pilleth in Wales my eyes have become firmly set on the trip to Ireland in a few weeks time. The Glyn … Continue reading

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2011 and into 12!

Books being read: Jamie’s Great Britain!  That’s right, not a history book! It has been just over a year since I set up this website and I thought I’d have a look at the stats. 1,392 visits of which 882 … Continue reading

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Doing the Impossible

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

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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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