Tag: Nathaniel robinson

Manifest Destiny, Westward Expansion and the Death of a People

Written by Nathaniel Robinson. Edited by Catherine Anderson. The phrase ‘wild west’ conjures images of cowboy shootouts, covered wagons and tumbleweeds. It has become a phrase which encapsulates the ideology of a period, western expansion into the unknown in search…

The Teutonic Order and Genocide in the Baltic

Written by Nathaniel Robinson. Edited by Bradley Bosson. The Teutonic Order fuelled by a need to spread Catholicism through conquest has grown into an unrivalled military power on the shores of the Baltic. The Teutonic Order centres its attention on…

Caesar, Pompey and the Birth of the Roman Empire

Written by Nathaniel Robinson. Edited by Catherine Anderson.   Rome 49BC and Julius Caesar has crossed the Rubicon with his thirteenth legion and marches towards Rome. In response Pompey and his supporters flee the city, beginning a political and military…

Pope Urban II and Clermont

Written by Nathaniel Robinson. Edited by Joscelin Woodend. It is winter 1095 and Europe faces a growing threat from the Muslim world. The Holy Land has long been under Muslim control and Christian pilgrims are in danger in their travels.…