Book: Halfhyde at the Bight of Benin (Halfhyde #1),
Author: Philip McCutchan
Publisher: McBooks Press (Ithacha, NY), 1974
Background: I haven’t read or enjoyed historical fiction in a long time. 331 more words
Phil Kaveny crafted this review for De Re Militari in 2004. Here is a link to this page.
The Triumphal arch was built in 1840 by the architect I. Zauschevic to commemorate the victory of the Russian Empire over the Ottoman Empire during the Russo-Turkish War (1828-1829.) It stands in front of the Nativity Cathedral in central Chisinau. 25 more words
This strange tale “The Guileful Wife” (Kovarnaia zhena) comes from the same volume (Vol. 6) of the Sbornik Svedeniy o Kavkazskikh Gortsakh (Digest of Intelligences concerning the Caucasus Mountaineers) as the much more famous “Chechen Tribe” by U. 1,359 more words