Skip to content

Book and Sword – pontifex minimus

  • By Sean Manning
  • Based in Canada
  • Roughly one post per week
  • First post on

Posts per month

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Nov 2022 2
Dec 2022 3
Jan 2023 5
Feb 2023 6
Mar 2023 6
Apr 2023 5
May 2023 8
Jun 2023 5
Jul 2023 6
Aug 2023 5
Sep 2023 7
Oct 2023 6
Nov 2023 6
Dec 2023 6
Jan 2024 5
Feb 2024 4
Mar 2024 5
Apr 2024 5
May 2024 4

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

From Syria to Iberia
One of the sculptures of warriors from Cerrillo Blanco near Porcuna, Spain. These were probably carved around 450 BCE. Photo from Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Guerrero_ibero_de_Porcuna.jpg see more photos at TRAS LAS HUELLAS DE HERÓDOTO. . . …
On , by Sean, 730 words
An Unusual Obstetic Technique
My interest in linen armour lead me to texts from around the year 1000. Chrétien de Troyes died leaving one of his works incomplete, and sometime around 1190 to 1210, someone wrote the first surviving …
On , by Sean, 576 words
Shield Making with Theophilius
In April and May I have been making a domed round shield from start to finish. I decided to post a tidied-up version of my lab notes on my Patreon page. If scheduling goes right, …
On , by Sean, 84 words