Posts Tagged ‘war’

Swords and Horses

We get on from the left and get off on the left. We tack up on the left and untack on the left. We do it because that is what we were taught, but why? The super-short answer: Right-handed sword-wielding. The slightly longer answer: Cast your mind back a few hundred years and envision wandering […]

Man’s War Companion

The book of Job is generally considered the oldest book in the English bible. Some place it around 1,500 BC. Yet in the 39th chapter of this book, we see the mention of the War Horse. This tells us at even that far back, the horse was an instrument of war for the cavalry then. […]

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