Daily Archives: December 3, 2018

Mysteries Were Meant To Be Solved

One of the occupational hazards of reading mystery novels is that one fancies oneself a bit of a detective.  If one likes puzzles and problems and mysteries, and I sure do [1], then one tends to see the loose threads … Continue reading

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Book Review: 428 AD

428 AD:  An Ordinary Year At The End Of The Roman Empire, by Guisto Traina This book was a very enjoyable one to read, and followed the pattern of a few books that view a particular time rather than a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Collapse And Recovery Of The Roman Empire

The Collapse And Recovery Of The Roman Empire, by Michael Grant The third century was a period of remarkable stress for the Roman Empire, and as someone who reads a lot about Roman history [1], it was pretty obvious that … Continue reading

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