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How to become a Spartan Hoplite (in 7 painful steps)

Every morning when I awake, wrapped within the plush duvet laid upon my Hästens Vividus bed, I steel my nerves and ready myself. Why? Because in precisely 26 minutes and 54 seconds my morning workout session will begin. 1,110 more words


A Conspiracy History of the World, Andy Thomas

(I’m re-posting this video for educational purposes, in accordance with ‘fair use’ provisions in the copyright act; this blog is not monetized)

Modern History

Weekly Wrap-up: Gratitude for the Routine

Our week was slightly less than ordinary. Nothing grand or spectacular. Our schooling schedule endured constant daily interruptions…but nothing unexpected. Little things like a trip to the store for needed groceries, an outing to the park and, a book we couldn’t manage waiting any longer to finish. 733 more words


The Remains of the Original Ancient Baekje Capital 'Hanseong'

For the past week or so, I’ve been focusing on the ruins of the ancient Baekje Kingdom, which one ruled the southwestern part of the Korean peninsula. 621 more words


Ancient histories, plural

If you would have asked a Medieval scholar where history had begun, he would have said something like “Why? In the Garden of Eden of course. 151 more words

Ancient History

Gladiators and Colosseum to be featured at War Museum

Alexander the Great won’t be the only ancient hero to be featured in the National Capital Region this summer, as there will also be a close look at gladiators. 161 more words

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