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All is Vanity...

One of the advantages of being married to a keen amateur historian is that you regularly get whisked off to all kinds of strange and improbable places. 747 more words


And finally....graduation!

So after leaving school in what feels like the Dark Ages (yes, it was that long ago), without any A levels and just a smattering of O levels, on Friday 4th November 2016 I graduated from the Open University, with a First Class Honours degree in Classical Studies.  486 more words

Open University

Free Distribution of Rice Prevents the Fall of Japan

The rise of the Roman Empire, the development of its culture and the fall of it have to do with free distribution of bread. Bread were distributed to the people in its major cities for free every day. 702 more words


Nations rise, dominate, then fall - By Freddie Kissoon

Nations rise, dominate, then fall – By Freddie Kissoon

I did two columns before on the similarities between the rise of Trump and Hitler. Please see the following; Saturday, April, 8, 2017, “Hitler and now Trump shows how nonexistent is the human mind,” and Sunday, September 13, 2015, “A new book on Hitler that reminds one vividly of… 744 more words

Guyanese Online

A340 - The Roman Empire

So after the challenging experience of A330 I came back fighting, determined to crank myself up a gear and give A340 my best shot. That’s not to say that A340 didn’t have its own fair share of challenges either, including the minor issue of a 3 hour exam at the end and a not so little case of toothache, but overall it really was a great way to end my degree with the OU and one of my favourite modules. 1,941 more words

Open University

Fulfilling The Roman Mile

The New Testament and the Roman Empire intersect during the first century.  As Romans expanded their control, Jews were forced to adhere with two different sets of law.  244 more words


Hadrian's Wall

Roman Emperor Hadrian built this wall in the second century AD. I mean, probably he had it built, as Emperor he was probably to busy to build 80 miles of wall in the north of England. 30 more words