Years 2002-2009

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              2002:    ‘The Blacker the Berry’, review of Black Berry; Sweet Juice: On Being Black and

                            White in Canada. Books in    Canada, May, 2002, p. 36.

                            Review: Nino Luarghi, ed., The Historian's Craft in the Age of Herodotus. (Oxford).  Mouseion, 3rd series, II, # 3, pp. 377-383.

                            ‘Longfellow’s Evangeline and the Cult of Acadia,’ Contemporary Review vol. 280, # 1633,  (Feb., 2002), pp. 104-112.

                            ‘The Canadian Monarchy’, Contemporary Review vol. 281, #1641 (Oct. 2002), pp. 213-219.

                            ‘Soldiers .. Belisarius, the most celebrated of Byanztium’s generals ….’ Military Heritage , June, 2003, pp. 12-17.


              2003:    ‘The War to Begin All Wars,’ Review essay of D. Kagan, The Peloponnesian War, Literary Review of Canada, 11/7,

                            (Sept. 2003), pp. 10-12.

                  Articles: ‘Justinian’, ‘Roman Empire’, in New Catholic Encyclopedia. (Farmington Hills, MI).

                  ‘Cruising to Alaska’, Contemporary Review #1644 (Jan. 2003), pp. 44-48.

                            “Self” and “Other”: The Ideology of Assimilation in Vergil’s Aeneid,’ Scholia, n.s. 12, pp. 45-59..


             2004:    Editor: Arts and Humanities through the Eras: Ancient Greece and Rome, 1200 B.C.E.-476 B.C.E.

                           (Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson/Gale).

                           Contributor: Chapters on ‘Dance’; ‘Fashion’; ‘Literature’; ‘Philosophy’; ‘Religion’; ‘Visual Arts’.


             2005:   The Emperor Justinian and the Byzantine Empire. (Westport, CT: Greenwood).

                           Review essay: ‘The Builder of Rome’. Review of Werner Eck, Augustus; Richard Holland, Augustus,  

                           Godfather of Europe; and Peter Michael Swan,  The Augustan Succession: An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio’s Roman History, Books 55-56                            (9 B.C.-14 A.D.). Literary Review of Canada, 13/6, July/August, pp. 26-28.

                  Review essay: ‘Le grand dérangement Recounted’. Review of N. E. S. Griffiths, From Migrant to Acadian. A North American Border             

                  People, in Books in Canada 34/6, Sept. 2005, pp. 25-27.

                  Theodora, (?-548), Justinanuse Nõukas Partner, trans. Ann Must. Tallin: Kunst Publishers.


              2006:    Review Essay: ‘Four views of Iraq, from the British Occupation in one century to the American Occupation in another,’

                            review essay on Hadani Ditmars, Dancing in the No-Fly Zone;  

                            Christopher Catherwood, Churchill’s Folly: How Winston Churchill Created  Modern Iraq;

                            David Enders, Bagdad  Bulletin: Dispatches on the American Occupation;

                            George Packer, The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq. Policy Options, February, pp. 73-75.

                            Review: Rory Egan and Mark A. Joyal, eds., Daimonopylai. Essays in Classics and the Classical Heritage Presented to Edmund G.      Berry.  

                            University of Toronto Quarterly, 75/1, pp. 221-223.

                             The Beginnings of History: Herodotus and the Persian Wars. Campbellville, Edgar Kent (distributed by the University of Toronto Press.) 

                             A collection of previously published papers on Herodotus, except for one unpublished essay on Fr. J-F. Lafitau: “A Classicist among the Iroquois”..

                             Review: Frank J. Frost, Politics and the Athenian Empire. Essays in Athenian History and Historiography. Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2006.01.5.


              2007:    ‘A Roman Empire Cruise such as the Romans Never Had,’ Conetmporary Review No. 1687, Winter: pp. 498-501.


              2008:    Daily Life in the Hellenistic World from Alexander the Great to Cleopatra. (Westport, CT., Greenwood Press)

                            “Retracing Roman Footsteps,” Senior Living July/August) pp. 30-32. (printed in both Vancouver Island and Vancouver editions).

                            Review: Sally-Ann Ashton, Cleopatra and Egypt. Blackwell Ancient Lives. Malden, Mass., 2008. Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.09.11.

                            “Justinian” in Lives of the Roman Emperors, ed. Anthony Barrett. Blackwell/Wiley, pp. 280-303


              2009:    “Snapshot of Canadian National Development”  Review: Rudyard Griffths, Who We Are: A Citizen’s Manifesto, in Policy Options, 37/7 ,  July/Aug., p.117.

                            Death in Pozzuoli (novel), Victoria, B.C.

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