In Hoc Signo Vinces

In the year 9, three Roman legions were destroyed by the Cherusci chieftain Hermann. Germania was spared Gaul’s fate of becoming just another province. Most people who identify with or even know about the Germanic gods are familiar with the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. It’s almost cliché. Fewer know what the Romans did during […]

The First King: Birth of an Empire – Review

Every empire begins with a tribe. Every tribe begins with a cult. The First King is ostensibly about Romulus, Remus, and the creation of Rome. Yet it’s really about leadership and identity. There are no marble columns or statues in this story, no patrician class. Romulus and Remus are two shepherds eking out a living, […]