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Tone Deaf

In a blog where the hostess discussed forgetting history, though not in the same vein as my own musings, someone commented on a college student ignorant of World War II. 880 more words


Is it Necessary for a Novelist to be Historically Accurate?

(Cover Image ©2012 by flickr user U.S. Department of Agriculture )

This is the question asked of me today. The question mainly regards The Grapes of Wrath… 1,014 more words


Painting Phalangites

One thing I dislike about many of the miniature phalanxes I see in pictures online is that the soldiers are often painted the same, or in very similar clothing. 194 more words

Justice League: The Parthenon paradox

Those of you who have been following this blog for some time must have figured out a few things about me:

  • First, I have a particular interest in the archaeology of Greece and Athens in particular (call it a professional vice)
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Modern Greece

German Cavalry Utilization During The First World War - A Brief Overview

The following article was originally developed as a research project in connection with the development of German Army impressions or portrayals of the First World War for living history. 1,245 more words

ARL Consulting Group



We are announcing the creation of the ARL Consulting Group, an organization specializing in historical consulting primarily for the entertainment industry. We offer a variety of services to include script review, research on specific historical topics, or simply offering an outside perspective on a story idea. 11 more words

ARL Consulting Group