Browsing posts tagged: Ancient
How to Kick Someone’s Ass

Giving difficult news clearly and sensitively is no easy task. However, there are ways to say the right thing at the right time. 500 Letters for Difficult Situations offers helpful templates for when you need to say something tactfully and gracefully. Inside, you’ll find letters to guide you through the most challenging communications, including how […]

Roman Empire at War

In a single volume, Empire at War catalogues and offers a brief description of every significant battle fought by the Roman Empire from Augustus to Justinian I (and most of the minor ones too). The information in each entry is drawn exclusively from Ancient, Late Antique, and Early Medieval texts, in order to offer a […]

Battles of the Greek and Roman Worlds

‘An invaluable addition to a Greco-Roman period reference collection.’ – Military History magazine This comprehensive reference book presents, in an exciting and vivid style, all land and sea battles of the Greek and Roman worlds from the start of recor

Broken Legions

The Roman Empire rules the civilised world with an iron fist, seemingly all-powerful and limitless. And yet, the power of Rome is secured not by its mighty legions, but by small bands of warriors and agents fighting a secret war. Tasked by the Emperor to explore ancient temples, forgotten labyrinths and beast-haunted caverns, they seek […]

Poseidon’s Warriors

Poseidon’s Warriors is a set of wargaming rules for large-scale naval actions between fleets of Classical galleys from the Greek and Persian clash at the battle of Salamis to the battle of Actium that decided the fate of Rome. With so many of these battles taking place around islands or in narrow channels and shallow […]

Of Gods and Mortals

Two armies prepare for war. Thor, surrounded by crackling lightning, leads the assault of a horde of Viking berserkers. Preparing to receive this charge stands a wall of grim-faced, determined Spartan hoplites, commanded by Ares himself Of Gods and Mortals is a skirmish wargame that gives players the opportunity to command the greatest heroes, warriors […]

I Love Charts

Ever shared, laughed at, cried over, or thrown darts at a chart? Have you ever put together a report and thought, „gee, I could use a chart here.“ Then I Love Charts: The Book is the perfect addition to your collection. Based on the highly successful humor blog, this compilation includes the best never-before-seen charts. […]

The Best of Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader

Find out what millions of trivia lovers already know: Uncle John is your #1 source when it comes to throne-room reading entertainment. This book celebrates the very best articles from the BRI’s first ten years–plus 150 all-new pages! As always, the contents are divided by length: short articles for the reader on the go, medium […]

Uncle John’s Political Briefs

No one skewers public servants of all political stripes like Uncle John! Here’s a noholdsbarred look at the history and lunacy of our governmental machine. Starting with the birth of democracy in the western world, you’ll learn how today’s political landscape was shaped and get an inside look at how government works (and doesn’t work)–from […]

Pun and Games

Introduces the wacky world of wordplay with puns, spoonerisms, games of word substitution, and more.