Wine Gods Beyond Dionysius and Bacchus

Wine Gods Beyond Dionysius and Bacchus We are all familiar with some of the most famous wine gods in world history. The most notable amongst these is Dionysius, the Greek god of wine and […]

July 5

July 5, 1894: On this day in 1894 Austen Henry Layard died. An archaeologist, politician, historian and travel writer, he is most famous for having discovered the Library of King Ashurbanipal in the remains […]

June 14

June 14, 1830: On this day in 1830 a French army consisting of 34,000 men under the command of General Louis-Auguste de Bourmont landed 27 kilometers west of Algiers in Algeria to begin the […]


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