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Arioch, A Decent Captain

Bible Reference: Daniel 4:4-27

Backstory: Daniel was exiled from Jerusalem to Babylon in the first group of exiles. He was part of the Judah royal family. 715 more words

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Historic Generals #2: Spartacus

I have decided to continue in a similar vein as Hannibal and the next “general” under the microscope is another enemy of Rome. Spartacus, the Thracian gladiator-turned-rebel leader was not necessarily the greatest general of all time, but he certainly had ability and there is a certain mythical or legendary association with him. 1,097 more words

Historic Generals #1: Hannibal

So let’s begin. First man under the microscope is a particular favourite of mine; Hannibal Barca (247BC-183-1BC). Hannibal was arguably the greatest general of the ancient world and certainly one of the finest tacticians ever to have lived. 1,463 more words

Something new

Hello all, for too long my blog has lain dormant so I have come up with an exciting idea for a new series of posts. So without further ado, I present: 678 more words

Myanmar: Could Suu Kyi Become President?

World | Sat Feb 6, 2016 1:23am EST



Myanmar’s National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves after she attended as an observer for opening of the new upper house of parliament in Naypyitaw February 3, 2016. 888 more words