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Remembering Rasputin

Written by Lee Harvey

1869 – 1916 Even now, over a hundred years after his murder, Grigori Rasputin is an enigma. Born a peasant in Siberia, he embeded himself with Nicholas II, the last Tsar, and became one of the most powerful people in Imperial Russia. Despite holding no position within the church, Rasputin captivated St Petersburg high society […]

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Inverted History

Written by Harry Berg

Most people are aware of the Battle of Thermopylae, where 300 Spartans made a heroic last stand against the mighty Persian Achaemenid¬†Empire, mostly from the 2006 Zack Synder movie. But (surprise surprise) the movie isn’t entirely accurate. There were more than just Spartans defending the pass, and more than just 300 men. A coalition of […]

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History Repeating?

Written by Harry Berg

In preparation of our upcoming (now published – check out the following link!) alternate history battle between Alexander the Great and Napoleon Bonaparte, here is an article cataloging some of the similarities between the two conquerors that we had to get out of the way so the alternate history battle article could be about an […]

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History Repeating?

Written by Harry Berg

John Kennedy & Julius Caesar   Both Came From Rich And Influential Families The Julia were one of the most influential ancient Roman families, holding important positions from as early as 489BC to long after Caesar’s death in 44BC. The Kennedy family is so entwined with the US’s political structure that only a single year […]

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