“Poenus est, omnes linguas scit”

[Reading time: 2 minutes] Languages of Carthaginian Army Carthage was a famous city-state in ancient history that fought three wars against Rome, almost defeating it. Carthage, because of its Phoenician origins, unlike the other states that had power at that time in the Mediterranean Sea, did not have a tradition of infrantry fighting. Carthaginian army … More “Poenus est, omnes linguas scit”

Hattori Hanzo and Ninjas from feudal Japan to Kill Bill

[Reading time: 3 minutes] Almost everybody knows Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece “Kill Bill” (2003), a movie focused on the story of Beatrix Kiddo, played by Uma Thurman, and her thirst for vengeance towards Bill. In this movie Beatrix goes to japan to meet Hattori Hanzo and asks him to craft a Katana for her since he … More Hattori Hanzo and Ninjas from feudal Japan to Kill Bill