Eos: The Goddess of Dawn

In many mythologies throughout the ages, the coming of dawn has always held some significance. Dawn represented not just the beginning of a new day, but also the symbolic victory of good over evil, or light over dark. In more superstitious times, the darkness - or th… Read more

Battle of Zela

In the midst of his civil war ( October of 48BC) Julius Caesar found himself seriously entangled in the court intrigues of the Egyptian monarchy. In addition to the complicated political situation that he was facing in Egypt he also had to deal with a local uprising th… Read more

Jan Zika and the Hussites war

When in July 1419, Czech Hussites threw Catholic members of the Prague city council out of the window of a town hall, very few expected 17 years of bloody religious war would follow. These so-called Hussite wars brought forth several Czech national heroes. Among them… Read more

Who is gustavus adolphus

Ruling over his country between 1611 and 1632 Gustavus Adolphus is credited as having brought sweden from insignificance to the status of a great european power history remembers him as one of the greatest military commanders of the last 500 years Gustavus  Adolphus … Read more

What is Caesar's Civil War: Who Was In Charge?

Introduction Caesar's Civil War was one of the last politico-military struggles in the Roman Republic before the foundation of the Roman Empire. Who was Caesar? Caesar, Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica was born in 58 BC in the Roman province of Etruria. He was th… Read more