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Battle of Thermopylae & Leonidas I - The King of Sparta

Battle of Thermopylae

The Battle of Thermopylae  was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the  767 more words

History

Where have I been? BIG catch up!

Where do I start?

I haven’t written a blog post for near enough 10 months… I can’t be too hard on myself though because SO MUCH has happened within that time. 624 more words

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Pasolini 2014 ****

The death of the brilliant Italian film director Pier Paulo Pasolini is something of a JFK moment in Italian culture; conspiracy theories about as to the circumstances that led to his body being found, murdered, apparently run over by his own car. 175 more words

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JULY 18, 64: ROME WASN'T BURNED IN A DAY

Just whose fault was it anyway? Was it a cow kicking over a lantern, that strange new sect known as Christians, or the Emperor himself whom rumor would have wailing on a fiddle during the conflagration? 235 more words

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