If you could time travel, what year would you pick and why? Would you go back to the beginning of the universe? Maybe discover the world of the Stone Age?
I just finished reading The Spartans by Paul Carthage. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend it. For one thing, Carthage makes them approachable. He reminds me of my high school teacher, Mr. Sullivan, who wisely thought the best way to get his group of sometimes very rowdy teenagers to engage with medieval history was to have…