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Ancient Thera 

Some photographs of a walk through Ancient Thera in Santorini.

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BRONZE AGE CATACLYSM DESTROYS MINOAN AGE

The eruption of Thera sank the island and destroyed Cretan dominance of the Aegean

CRETE, THERA, AND THE EXPLOSIVE END OF THE MINOAN AGE!

Leslie Eastman and I discuss the Minoan Age; the legend of Theseus and the Minotaur; the archeology of Crete and Knossos; and the cataclysmic eruption of the island of Santorini (ancient Thera).

Another Book Abloom

I just finished the rough draft of a new novel, an epic historical to conclude my trilogy set in ancient Ireland. Spring always puts me in mind of things coming to life, so it seems fitting that this book has come to life for me now as my daffodils bloom. 178 more words

Book News

Getting Home from Oasa

The ping said that if we got in Cainun’s fleet fast, there was a chance of a big kill.  The call was for the armor T3 cruiser fleet doctrine, which features the Legion and Proteus strategic cruisers along with armor logi and support.  1,301 more words

Entertainment

Doo Doo Doo, Lookin' out My Back Door

When traveling to Santorini, were to stay is one of the biggest decisions to make.  I researched Fira and Oia, and we decided that Oia’s reputation for being quiet and having less of a party scene fit our plans best. 394 more words

Aegean Sea

Analysis of Herodotus: Book Four

Much like Book Two the reader is given Herodotus the ethnographer, history playing a secondary rule. Though like Book Two, Herodotus’ ethnography has another purpose and this illuminates much about the Persians and the Greeks. 1,206 more words

November 2016