Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Sea Mark: A Poem

I published a book about John Smith several years ago entitled┬áThe Sea Mark. Smith himself wrote a poem of that name. Inspired by Smith, here is my version of the Seamark. Seamark I have searched, the pages of history To … Continue reading

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Bucephalus

One of my heroes of the past is Alexander the Great. This is due in part to Plutarch, whose portrait of Alexander, in his┬áParallel Lives, is arguably one of the reasons I became a historian. Plutarch’s story of the taming … Continue reading

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