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Adam Haviaras
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Author of historical fantasy/fiction set in the Roman Empire and ancient Greece. writingthepastblog.blogspot.com - Tweet me @AdamHaviaras
Author of historical fantasy/fiction set in the Roman Empire and ancient Greece. writingthepastblog.blogspot.com - Tweet me @AdamHaviaras

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The Triumphs of Herakles

On the blog this week, the first in a two-part series on one of the greatest heroes of ancient Greece and Rome.

Looking at the Triumphs of Herakles – his Twelve Labours.

Check it out here: http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/the-triumphs-of-herakles/


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Love is a Monster

Check out author, Zenobia Neil’s, fascinating guest post about the darker side of love in the Psyche and Cupid myth.

Fitting, and perhaps something of a warning, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Check it out here: http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/love-is-a-monster-a-guest-post-by-zenobia-neil/


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The Roman Origins of Florence

Most people think of the Renaissance when they think of Florence, but this beautiful city has Roman roots.

This week on the blog, we explore Roman Florentia!

Read all about it here: http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/florentia-the-roman-origins-of-florence/

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Gods, Romans, Caledonians, and epic battles in Scotland!

The full blog series of The World of Warriors of Epona is now available.

Read all the posts in one place here: http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/the-world-of-warriors-of-epona/


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Slavery in Ancient Rome

Joining me for a guest blog on Writing the Past this week is author A. David Singh.

Check out his fascinating post on the workings of slavery in ancient Rome, and how much Roman society depended on it.

Check it out here: http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/slavery-in-ancient-rome-a-guest-post-by-a-david-singh/

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Roman invasions of Scotland

In this final part of my latest blog series, I’m looking at the various Roman incursions into Caledonia.

It wasn’t only Germania or the East where the Legions were put to the test.

http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/the-world-of-warriors-of-epona-part-v-legions-in-the-north-the-romans-in-scotland/

Hope you enjoy this short post of action beyond the Wall!

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The Gask Ridge Frontier

A bit on my research for a book featuring Rome’s other Caledonian frontier.

And a shout-out to B. Hoffman and D.J. Woolliscroft for their ground-breaking work bringing the importance of the Gask Ridge frontier to light.

Read the post here: http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/the-world-of-warriors-of-epona-part-iv-battle-line-the-gask-ridge-frontier/

Hope you enjoy!

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The Severan Invasion of Caledonia

A post this week looking at the combatants on both sides of the conflict – the tribes of the North!

http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/the-world-of-warriors-of-epona-part-iii-combatants-the-tribes-of-the-north/

You may want to get your copy of Ptolemy out for this one ;)

Hope you enjoy!

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Author Interview

Many thanks to A. David Singh for the fantastic interview and great questions about writing historical fiction, research, and so much more.

Check it out here: http://www.adavidsingh.com/adam-alexander-haviaras/ 
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Trimontium – The Roman Fort at Newstead

This week on the blog, a look at the site of the Roman fort at Newstead which lies in the shadow of the Eildon Hills, in the beautiful Scottish Borders.

http://eaglesanddragonspublishing.com/the-world-of-warriors-of-epona-part-ii-trimontium-the-place-of-three-peaks/

Hope you enjoy!

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