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A White Fawn Whispers to Sertorius

One morning a hunter brought a snow-white fawn into camp and presented it to Sertorius. One of Argonne’s famous white deer makes a rare appearance on a misty morning (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license photo) Sertorius smiled to … Continue reading


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Hannibal’s Ingenious Trick

Everyone knows that Hannibal led an army with elephants over the Alps to attack Rome. That was one of the boldest and most colorful deeds in military (or any other) history. Hannibal’s Famous Crossing of the Alps (public domain photo) … Continue reading

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They Called Sertorius the Roman Hannibal

Julius Caesar was ambitious, says Plutarch, and he paid for it.   Tusculum portrait of Caesar (public domain photo by Tataryn77) The proud Romans could see, or thought they could see, that he would stop at nothing less than becoming … Continue reading

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