Monthly Archives: December 2016

The ‘Historical’ St. Nicholas

By Pat Lowinger A few weeks ago I was approached by one of my students who was attempting to write a short letter regarding the history of Nicholas (Nikolaos) of Myra, a bishop of the early Christian Church. ¬†After helping … Continue reading

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From Warriors to Raiders: The Evolution of Mycenaean Weapons, Armament & Tactics.

by Pat Lowinger Prior to the 12th century BCE collapse of the Mycenaean citadels (city-fortresses), Mycenaean armies controlled Crete and the western coast and littoral regions of the Aegean Sea.¬† These armies had developed a rather complex and advanced system … Continue reading

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