The Legend of the “Eye” Part 4

There are a many number of versions of the all seeing eye that we have not covered yet. Though firstly […]

Marcus Aurelius: Emperor, General & Philosopher.

In his ‘Meditations’, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus simply wrote or described himself as ‘a male, mature in years, a statesman, a […]

Sailing triumph, the Boxing Kangaroo and the America’s Cup !

“Do you come from a land down under? Where women glow and men plunder? Can’t you hear, can’t you hear […]

Hollywood’s Darling meets Soviet Premier

On the 19th September 1959, Marilyn Monroe was preparing to meet the Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev, while camped out in […]

The Legend of the “Eye” Part 3

Regardless of what one might think of Freemasonry and its secret society, it is an organization that has historically been […]

The Napoleonic Expedition to Egypt.

The French were among the earliest modern explorers to “rediscover” the great monuments of the Ancient Egyptians. The King of […]

The Churning of the Ocean of Milk.

Every culture around the world has its own version or legend of the origin of the species. Most of us […]

The Legend of the “Eye” Part 2

It is clear that we make symbols, like the all seeing eye, in order to communicate ideas. But we also […]

The Legend of the “Eye” Part 1

The all-seeing eye is an ancient symbol that today has found itself on everything from the US one dollar bill […]

“Ask me anything you like. But I warn you, I’m not a Byzantinist …” – John Julius Norwich.

This featured article had originally intended to highlight a collection of history books that bloggers or enthusiasts would find interesting […]