Sermon: Endurance

Editor’s note: The following is extracted from Discipline and Other Sermons, by Charles Kingsley (published 1881). i Peter ii. 19. This is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief,


The Phalanx and the Legion

Before noting further contributions of the Greeks and Romans, we shall stop to call attention to their tactical units, the phalanx and the legion. The phalanx consisted of rows of hoplites, heavy-armed


The Evolution of Generalship

The modern idea that the general is first and foremost the intellectual leader of the army is so well established that it is hard to realize that it is an evolution from

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