1. BratMedic

    The Iliad and the Odyssey

    Interestingly, when Homer wrote about the Trojan war in around 700 BCE he referenced the death of Priam's son, Gorgythian "His head, weighed down by the helmet, fell to one side like a garden poppy heavy with seed and spring rain". This, appears to be the first mention of poppies representing...
  2. M

    Vox Populi, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Classical World but were Afraid to Ask

    The title says it: almost everything that you might might want or need to know about classical antiquity is covered, or at least touched upon, here. Vox Populi represents value for money: a remarkable amount of information has been condensed into 277 pages, excluding the Appendices. At £12.99...
  3. untallguy

    To War With A 4th Hussar

    To War With A 4th Hussar is a personal memoir by Peter Crichton and published long after his death by his son. They describe his experiences as an armoured Troop Leader fighting in Greece in 1941 and then as a Regimental and Brigade officer in North Africa and early in the campaign in Italy...