Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I think we can all agree that we are glad to see the back of 2020. For various reasons it was a long, hard year for everyone, myself included. 2021 however seems almost like a beacon of hope, the possibility that things will get better and we will once again rejoice in the presence of [...]

The 5 Most Gruesome Female Martyrdoms In Early Christianity. Part Two: St Agnes

The 5 Most Gruesome Female Martyrdoms In Early Christianity. Part Two: St Agnes

Hello everyone and welcome back- finally -to my countdown of the top most gruesome female martyrdoms in Early Christian history. Today I will be discussing the death of a young woman named Agnes, so without further ado lets get started! Trigger warning; violence against women and rape discussed below. According to sources, Agnes was born [...]

The 5 Most Gruesome Female Martyrdoms in Early Christianity. Part One: Eulalia

The 5 Most Gruesome Female Martyrdoms in Early Christianity. Part One: Eulalia

We have all had to queue for something. Whether its queuing for the checkout at Aldi (or Tesco if you're fancy), at the bar or even the toilet, queuing is just an accepted part of life. But would you queue to get humiliated, tortured and brutally killed? No? Me neither, it doesn't sound like the [...]

Flirting with the Ancient Greeks; Alcibiades

Flirting with the Ancient Greeks; Alcibiades

Hello everyone and welcome back to Ancient Greece! Today I will be discussing Assassin's Creed Odyssey, focusing on the flirtatious fornicator; the one and only Alcibiades. 'Alcibiades being taught by Socrates' by Francois-Andre Vincent. Image taken from Wikipedia Please note this isn't going to be an in-depth biography but instead is my view on how [...]