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Roman Twilight - A Book Review
In Elizabeth May's sequel to Roman Sunset, she explores further the lands of current day Great Britain during the time after Rome's departure from the land. She continues the story of Quintus and many other characters in their journey to new lands and new and old friends.
Rome and Masada
The fall of Rome has been widely discussed and written on. Various reasons can be given, including the introduction of Christianity into the Empire, and the internal strife that resulted in many civil wars.
Rome's Failure with Masada
The main victory of taking over Jerusalem was what Vaspasian marched into Rome in celebration of. He and his son had let the world know that no one could revolt against Rome. Masada was a minor nuisance in the final cleanup.
Russia's Reaction to Change
The Russian Empire took the road of stubbornness and isolationism. Russia had monarchs that helped push the nation toward progress in the 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great. Russia was moving forward until it hit the 19th century and conservative monarchs.
Samuel Adams as The Father of Liberty
A roaring fire needs more than heat. It needs gentle, persuasive air to fan the embers and bring forth the roaring fire that spreads fast and furious. Samuel Adams was the one to fan the flames and bring about the American Revolution.
Sea Dogs - The Elite Privateers
The elite of the privateers were the Sea Dogs. These were a group of experienced sailors who used it to pirate the high seas and then later turned to more shady business. Ah, the results of political moves.
Second Inaugral Address - George Washington
The first president of the United States of America was elected to a second term. In a short, but sincere speech, George Washington accepts this position.
Secret Society of Ordo Templis Orientis
There are hundreds if not thousands of secret societies around the world. Many of them are names that are recognized by most. Others are less well-known but have been around as long or are closely related. One such secret society is the Ordo Templis Orientis.
Sir Arthur Evans
Many people dedicate their lives to history and uncovering the past. Sir Arthur J. Evans was one of the most well-known in the late 1800s. His discoveries of the Minoans still fascinate historians today.
Slavery in America
Slavery in America was not a new institution. It was though a very brutal one that brought slave treatment into the world's view and helped bring down its reign.
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