I have been doing a lot of research on the Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand and Isabelle and I have decided that the internet really can't satisfy the things I want to know. I want a book and a good…Continue
I am currently going to college and working full time over the summers and part time throughout the school year. By avoiding the common college sins that put holes in a man's wallet (drugs and binge…Continue
"The Rape of the Sabine Women is semi-legendary, probably not an historical event. Greece was far from "hellenized" at that time period. And neither Greeks or Romans fought naked. They just depicted themselves fighting naked, because this…"
"I'd chose something that would sit well in a gentleman's study. Probably something with relatively muted colours, and a manly twist.
Perhaps a military tone:
The Battle of Trafalgar by Auguste Mayer
The Charge of the Light Brigade by…"
Hi there Dennis. Welcome to AoM! Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you with us.
"In my trunk I have an 18th century tent, a Boy Scout cot, two wool blankets, a sleeping bag, a mallet for tent spikes, rope, a flat of bottled water and a first aid kit. I suppose there's a spare tire and tire iron in there somewhere, too."
"I'm sympathetic to his message, but he's replying to one piece of overly broad advice with another. There may be value to this insofar as it grabs attention and gets people thinking, insofar as the sort of refinements I would propose…"