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Review – 300: Rise Of An Empire

300: Rise Of An Empire Trailer 300 was one of those films that just instantly inserted itself into the cultural zeitgeist upon its release in 2007. One of the most stylish efforts at depicting warfare ever created, it made the … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (16/6/12)

Third place this week, well I figured that Jedward have borne enough of my wrath over the last few weeks. So, instead, I’ll go for Justin Bieber, whose fans on Twitter are so numerous as to constantly have something related … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Marathon

Before 300, there was Marathon, the earliest one on the list. Name: The Battle of Marathon The War: The first Persian invasion of Greece, part of the lengthy Greco-Persian Wars When: August/September 490 BC* Where: The plain of Marathon, south-eastern … Continue reading

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The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan

Fascinating text, that gives an analysis/narrative of one of the most destructive conflicts of the ancient world. Kagan might be the foremost living authority on Ancient Greece. This book is actually a condensed version of his four part academic series on the … Continue reading

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