Category: History

A new Crimean War in the making?

A little over two weeks ago, on March 1st, the Russian parliament authorised Putin to deploy Russian troops in the […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Anne Frank

International Women’s Day is held every year around the world on the 8th March. Between now and then in anticipation of […]

The Nicene Creed

After the whole assembly of Bishops were seated at the first council (of Nicaea) Constantine advised them that he wanted to […]

Amazing Women Who inspire Us: Cleopatra, the Queen of the Nile.

Cleopatra is often portrayed as a beautiful Egyptian women who used her own political shrewdness and sexual allure to secure […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Eleanor of Aquitaine

Over the past month I have been reading about western European history at the turn of the first millennium 1000 […]

Robert Horvat’s Fab Five : TE Lawrence, a PM, an Honest Man, Schindler & A Jedi

Originally posted on Yesterday Unhinged:
TE Lawrence. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. This is the second part of my Fab Five…

Soap (a brief history of…)

A reader once asked me how on earth do I pick some of the quirky topics I choose to write […]

The Battle of the Milvian Bridge

On the 28th October 312AD, Constantine The Great “faced off” with Maxentius in what became known as the Battle of […]

The Vision of Constantine the Great?

What are we to believe of the amazing vision of Constantine I The Great on the eve of his battle […]

Nebuchadnezzar’s Etemenanki ziggurat (Tower of Babel).

Nebuchadnezzar II (604-562 BC) was a king of the short lived Neo Babylonian Empire in Mesopotamia (the region that roughly […]