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From the Heroism of the Knights of Malta (1565) to the Victory at the Battle of Lepanto (1571)

Hacienda Pub: The Galleys at Lepanto by Jack Beeching (1982) is a marvelous book, so well researched and mellifluously narrated as to read almost as a fairy tale or an epic romance of yore, elegantly scribed in poetic prose. 86 more words


¿Qué pasa en España?

What’s going on in Spain? This past weekend was full of exploration and nature. I hiked a part of the Camino de Santiago, watched movies at the Horror Film Festival, and enjoyed a bike ride through San Sebastian. 466 more words

The King's Remains: Philip II of Macedonia Identified Decades After Initial Discovery

He was Alexander the Great’s father and the King of Macedonia, but King Philip II was also a victim of history as the King’s remains had yet to be “confirmed” until last week. 200 more words