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Why didn't the Persians create good infantry units?

Why didn't the Persians create good infantry units?

The defeat at Marathon, Plataea, march of the 10.000, and the hold up at Thermopylae really suggest the need for some heavy infantry that can fight on par with the Greek Phalanx. Like how much of…

Celebrities' Favorite Foods

Celebrities' Favorite Foods

While most celebrities can afford to dine at the finest restaurants, sometimes they just want to indulge in a good old junk food fix.

Margaret Chase Smith Cautions Anti-Eisenhower Republicans

Margaret Chase Smith Cautions Anti-Eisenhower Republicans

In a speech delivered March 3, 1951, in Town Hall, New York, Sen. Eisenhower, the likely presidential nominee, to tone down their rhetoric as a division grows in the GOP over the stationing of troops in post-World War II Germany.

HMS Electra coming alongside

HMS Electra coming alongside

HMS Electra coming alongside Here we see the E-class destroyer HMS Electra (H27) coming alongside an unknown ship at some point between the outbreak of the Second World War and her loss in the battle of the Java Sea early in 1942. Judging by the rather informal dress of the crew by the forward gun, this picture was taken somewhere hot!

They find fragments of bones and wood in nails from 2,000 years ago and speculate that they are with those who crucified Jesus Christ

They find fragments of bones and wood in nails from 2,000 years ago and speculate that they are with those who crucified Jesus Christ

Although "the scientific evidence that the nails were used to crucify someone is strong," experts question their direct connection to the crucifixion of Jesus. Scientists have found fragments of ancient bones and wood in the nails that would have been used to crucify Jesus Christ, reports Haaretz.

John Hoskins

John Hoskins

Biography of John Hoskins