by on October 19, 2021
Such a slaughter probably never happened before or later in ancient times. The consequences of the Battle of Cannes can be compared with the confrontation of the XX century, and not with the realities of non-mechanized war.   Such a slaughter probably never happened before or later in ancient times. The consequences of the Battle of Cannes can be compared with the confrontation of the XX century, and not with the realities of non-mechanized war. But Hannibal didn't have any machine guns, l...
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by on October 19, 2021
For centuries, Assyria was the most powerful empire in the Mediterranean world. At the end of the Iron Age, it controlled the entire Middle East, including Egypt.   For centuries, Assyria was the most powerful empire in the Mediterranean world. At the end of the Iron Age, it controlled the entire Middle East, including Egypt. The rulers of the state kept them under control, using the most brutal methods. "When you read the descriptions of their actions, you get the impression that the...
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by on October 12, 2021
Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver, left) faces a deadly confrontation after assaulting the wife of Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon) in “The Last Duel.” | 20th Century Studios Is Matt Damon the hero or the oaf? It depends on who you ask in the bloody fantastic drama co-starring Jodie Comer and Adam Driver. I’d love to see a documentary about how the rousing and epic and bloody fantastic historical drama “The Last Duel” came to be, given the legendary director Ridley Scott (“Gladiator,” “Alien,...
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by on October 12, 2021
KONGSBERG Maritime is to deliver propulsion and steering equipment for the two new Spirit of Tasmania ro-pax vessels, which are being built by Finland-based Rauma Marine Constructions. The vessels will be operated by TT-Line for the regular Spirit of Tasmania ferry service across the Bass Strait. Each vessel will be fitted with two of Kongsberg Maritime’s Promas combined propulsion and steering systems, which integrate the rudder and controllable pitch propeller to provide thrust and manoe...
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