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Fire for Effect:"Give me the prize!"

This is the fourth salvo in Michael Rutherford’s regular column, Fire for Effect. Take it away Mike…

I’m trying to narrow my focus today.  I offer a very narrow thesis and I will endeavor to get straight to it.  2,623 more words

Conventions

The warriors of the frozen kurgans

The Scythians had tattoos, they continuously harassed settled peoples with their nomad warfare, their economy was breathtaking, when they died their servants followed them to the afterworld, and they believed some peoples to have been the spirits of fallen soldiers. 39 more words