Outer Space Adventures from Ancient Rome

Lucian of Samosata was a second-century author writing in Roman Turkey. He’s best-known in modern geek circles for his novel A True History, which some hold out as the earliest known work of science fiction. Last week we looked at some fantastical islands from this very silly story, but this week we’re going to dive […]

Fantastical Islands from a Roman Novel

Lucian of Samosata was a second-century author writing in Roman Turkey. His best-known work is A True History, a satire of ancient historians who breathlessly repeated whatever half-baked tall tales they’d been told about foreign lands. Much as it pains me to see my beloved Herodotus so ill-treated, A True History is both funny and […]

Three Unusual British Castles

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More NPC Foibles from Suetonius

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NPC Foibles from Suetonius

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Baiae

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PCs on the Battlefield: Caesar’s Wars (Part 4)

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PCs on the Battlefield- Caesar’s Wars (Part 3)

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PCs on the Battlefield- Caesar’s Wars (Part 2)

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PCs on the Battlefield: Caesar’s Wars (Part 1)

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The Alesia Gauntlet

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Crowning Claudius

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The Catiline Conspiracy

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Wrangling Reform in the Roman Republic

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Germanic Barbarians As Orcs

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