"The same intelligence is required to marshal an army in battle and to order a good dinner. The first must be as formidable as possible, the second as pleasant as possible, to the participants." -- Aemilius Paulus, conqueror of Persia, quoted by Plutarch.
The sport's militaristic roots are fading. This is Wellington, old chap.
An epic story turns human -- and fallible -- in Oliver Stone's Alexander
Of sand and shahs: Persia visits Delray Beach
A terrorism survivor and expert digs into the bin Laden dilemma
Spanish flamenco and Indian kathak dance styles come to Fort Lauderdale -- in the same show