History

REVIEW: The Education of Cyrus, by Xenophon - Jan 2024 - John PSmith

Xenophon teaches us leadership.

On Vaclav Smil? - Jan 2023 - Alex Alejandre

What utopias await us with more energy?

Old English and Old Norse - Feb 2019 - Alex Alejandre

Old English and Norse were mutually inteligible, but OE literary culture blossomed centuries earlier with Christianization.

Arabian National Bank of Hedjaz - Jun 2005 - Peter Symes

The bank of Hejaz printed, but never issued notes, which featured scenes from other countries.

Gulf Rupees - A History - Jun 2003 - Peter Symes

Gulf Arab countries used the Indian Rupee, until independent India issued them a new Gulf rupee.