I just started Thucydides and find him to be a powerful writer: when I start reading, I don’t want to put it down. However, my schedule requires me to read in smaller sections for now. 46 more words
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A reminder of the great wealth and power of the ancient Greeks. Modern Greece could really use a treasure like this about now!
"The History & Legacy of Magna Carta Explained in Animated Videos by Monty Python’s Terry Jones" | History News Network
Do you need to brush up on your Magna Carta history? The British Museum has made a short video on the Magna Carta. It’s a great overview of the basic story of the document and its legacy. 20 more words
Sowing a path of death and destruction, ISIS has taken another ancient city. The world looks on helplessly as they continue to slaughter all who do not meet their ideological standards, including women and children. 172 more words
I finished reading Herodotus’s History. A part of me would like to start over now that I’ve read it once so I could reread it knowing what I now know: I would understand it better because I’ve learned some of the basics from reading it the first time through. 146 more words