Tacitus on the Britons

Tacitus (c.55 CE – c.120 CE) was a Roman historian and senator who may have spent his early years in northeastern Gaul.…

Morbid Diary

From the diary of John Stewart Mill.March 27 (1854) – Surely one of the most certain of the fruits to be expected…

Out in the Great Alone

           "I landed Anchorage in the middle of the night. The next morning, I drove an hour north to Wolf Lake Airport,…

The Light in Antarctica

May 16 (1898). The long night began at twelve o’clock last night. We did not know this until this afternoon. At four…

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