We’ve all heard that the full armour of knights was not practical. Probably more used for status, as they were too heavy and that they could hardly move. Right?
A fantastic Machine! Fascinating!
This guy is pretty amazing!
An already forgotten art of war … rediscovered and brought to perfection. Impressive!
Sad but so true.
Found at the site of Mario Sixtus.
A brief history of the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant.
Who’s-killing-who viewer’s guide here:
This week I was on a business trip in Spain, near Madrid (Châteauform El Bosque).
Also in Spain, the spring-time is just starting, only few trees started to bloom…
Aside from work, there was also time to enjoy Spanish specialties and some culture. Tuesday evening we made a little sightseeing to Alcalá de Henares, the city where Miguel de Cervantes was born.
Spring-time… the storks take care for a new generation
On March 4th 1975 Charles Chaplin was awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II (“Knight Commander of the British Empire“).
Although widely known as comic actor, I think his role as “The Great Dictator” is one of his best and the final speech is one of the most impressive scenes in film history.
In current times there are quite a number of people who should watch this and take it to their heard. Unfortunately I have little hope.
I knew about two historical “events”, but not about some of the others… here’s what happened in German history on the 9th of November