Daily Archives: December 27, 2018

On Consolation Prizes And The Calendar

Earlier today one of my readers related a complaint that someone (she did not specify who) had about the Winter Family Weekend, a complaint that is likely to be had by at least some people, and that is that the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Battle Of Salamis

The Battle Of Salamis:  The Naval Encounter that Saved Greece–And Western Civilization, by Barry Strauss One can tell the sort of subject matter that an author is expert in by what they see as “saving western civilization,” and this author … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Trojan War

The Trojan War:  A New History, by Barry Straus This is actually the second time I have read this book.  In fact, although I got this particular volume that I read this time from the library, I own (or at … Continue reading

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