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How Poles and Hungarians Turned Back the Mongol Horde and Saved Europe

March 27, 2020
In the midst of worries about the Wuhan coronavirus, it is worth remembering that the scholarly consensus has long been that the Black Plague reached the Mediterranean in 1347 because of the Mongol invasion of Crimea. The Mongol Empire and its derivative kingdoms were, themselves, considered plagues at the time. Some modern historians celebrate Mongol […]

Thinking About the Ottoman Threat

November 19, 2019
"There was no quarter century between 1450 and 1750 when some European power was not at war with the Ottomans."

Sam Francis, the Prophet

September 27, 2019
Sam Francis is more relevant than ever, and his critics have nothing to teach us.