The crux of the “Sugarcoating Evil” article is that “Totalitarians of the past two centuries have sanitized evil by using syrupy phrases and words to mask their true intentions and meaning.” One pertinent portion reads at the onset: It has often been said that if the devil shows up at the door to […]
Monthly Archives: April 2021
The Greenland Vikings – Land of the Midnight Sun
The Fall of Civilizations has produced a most excellent documentary on The Greenland Vikings – Land of the Midnight Sun: “One of the most unlikely tales of a society’s fall is the incredible saga of the Vikings of Greenland. Find out how these European settlers built a society on the farthest edge of their world, […]
Why is Belgium a country?
Knowledgia asks ‘Why is Belgium a country?’
Martyrdom of Saint Maurice and the Theban Legion
Kings and Generals presents an animated historical documentary video on “the martyrdom of Saint Maurice and the Theban Legion.” This video tells the story of the Theban Legion “which was supposedly massacred due to the adoption of Christianity,” and incidental to discussing the tragic event, Kings and Generals also explores related events that “happened during […]
Did the Trojan War Really Happen?
Kings and Generals explains “the historicity of the conflict between Trojans and the Greeks depicted in the immortal Iliad of Homer.” Though taken as myth, and likely apt to entail creative license and contrivance, Homer’s Illiad most likely contains a modicum of truth, and the mythology emanated from real events four-hundred years prior to the […]
The Strategikon of Maurice
Kings and Generals explains “the evolution of the Roman Army” with an eye to “the Army of the Eastern Roman Empire – the Byzantine Empire.” This video focuses “on Strategikon of Maurice – the army manual that defined the structure, training and tactics of the Byzantine army.” Related Articles: “Take Me Back to Constantinople,” Foreign […]