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Helen in Hell “And were you pleased?” they asked of Helen in Hell. “Pleased?” answered she, “when all Troy’s towers fell, And dead were Priam’s sons, and lost his throne, And such a war was fought as none had known …

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Put a kingdom where you can bottleneck the movement of adventurers. Own the land, the sea, and the highest hill and you are a power to be reckoned with. In that age, the riches were …

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Bad Helen of Troy

Helen in Hell “And were you pleased?” they asked of
Helen in Hell. “Pleased?” answered she, “when all
Troy’s…

november 30, 2021

An Opinion on Ancient Troy by Rob Cain

Put a kingdom where you can bottleneck the movement of adventurers. Own the land, the sea, and the highest hill and you are a power to be reckoned with. In that age, the riches were …

april 8, 2022

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Michael G. Stroud, historian, contributes an article on the heavy armor of the ancient battlefield. Check out his linked in site: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelgstroud/

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