Tag: Cyrus


Baruch’s Tale – A Historical Gem of a Novel

By P. F. Sommerfefdt – Rembrandt’s 1630 painting of the prophet Jeremiah weeping over Jerusalem is an apt image for condensing this historical novel to a singular time and place in history. Historical fiction often falls into one of two pitfalls or both – either too historical and dry in […]


Scythians in Central Asia

By Aigerim¬†Korzhumbayeva –¬† Once a former Soviet Union state, this country is currently stepping into its third decade as an independent republic since 1991. Geographically, it is located in Central Asia and is the largest landlocked country, stretching from the Caspian Sea on the west to the Altay Mountains on […]