The Jews fought two major wars against their Roman occupiers. The First Jewish War ended in 70 AD when the Roman General Titus stormed Jerusalem and destroyed what is known as the Second Temple. The temple’s destruction fulfilled what Jesus had prophesied in Matthew 24:1-2. The Second Jewish War was fought during the reign of […]
Gods and Legions is about a late Roman Emperor by the name of Julian. He was a bit of a military genius and won a smashing victory against the Alamanni (A Germanic super-tribe) invading Gaul in 357 A.D. while heavily outnumbered. Julian was also a bit of an anomaly. He reversed the Roman State religion […]
I was fourteen-years old and in the hospital. I had fallen in a cement culvert while walking across a plank. I never said I was all that coordinated! I broke my left arm shattering the elbow in five places. A surgery was required to fix the arm. To this day I retain one of the […]
The Lord’s Prayer in Old English Related articles OLD ENGLISH: Battle of Brunanburh Poem (937 AD) (broeder10.wordpress.com)
In the History Channel’s new series on the Vikings there is an episode where the Vikings raid the Island of Lindisfarne, a small island off of England’s Northumbrian coast. The raid is thought to be the beginning of Viking adventures on England, Scotland, Ireland, France and just about everywhere else their longships could carry them. […]
Shameless blurb for my other blog titled Church, State, Faith and Culture. This entry is titled Snow Angels, Fairies and the Supernatural
Link to Part Two of Buy a sword, said Jesus. My other blog titled Church, State, Faith and Culture.
Military History has many examples of where the few stood against the many. The few often paying the ultimate price and dying to the last man. Perhaps the most famous few against the many is the 300 hundred Spartans and 700 Thespians facing thousands of Persians at Thermopylae in 480 BC. But the other day […]