Monthly Archives: March 2005

The Battle of Salamis: The Naval Encounter That Saved Greece — and Western Civilization – Barry Strauss “Stifling in the August heat, even at night, Artermisium is a hub of activity. Seen by the light of bonfires, fifty thousand men … Continue reading

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The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien “Confusticate those dwarves!.” – Bilbo Baggins I first read The Hobbit at the grand old age of eleven and, at the time, thought it was one of the very best books I had ever encountered. … Continue reading

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