John Legatus

8 Added | 2 Magazines | 30 Likes | @xXLegatusXx | Keep up with John Legatus on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Legatus”

10 Intriguing Facts About The Achaemenid Persian Empire And Its Army

When the Assyrians were carving out the world’s first true ‘super empire’ from the period of 10th century to 7th century BC, a wave of pastoral …

The Tattooist of Auschwitz - and his secret love

<b>For more than 50 years, Lale Sokolov lived with a secret - one born in the horrors of wartime Europe, in a place that witnessed some of the worst of man's inhumanity to man.</b><p>It would not be shared until he was in his 80s, thousands of miles from that place.<p>Lale had been the Tattooist of …

World History

10 Best TV Shows to See in January: Bowie, Versace and Serial Killers

From a juicy deep-dive into Gianni Versace's murder to 'Portlandia' putting one last bird on it all, here's what you need to tune in to this …

The American Revolution: A Free Course from Yale University

When you have a little time, you can drop in on a free course that revisits a seminal moment in U.S. history--the American Revolution. Taught by Yale …

American Revolution

Chilling Reads: The Top 20 Thrillers to Read This Winter Season

This exhilarating debut <b></b>follows six college students as they embark on a summer getaway to a farmhouse. Everything goes well until they meet Severine, the girl next door. Kate Channing, one of the students, finds Severine to be a nuisance. One thing leads to another, and there is a huge altercation …

Books

Riches to rags: Detroit dad in Mediterranean asylum limbo

Yassir Abdou, who had an American wife and a green card until four years ago, is now marooned and destitute in Sicily<p>Yassir Abdou carries his life with him everywhere he goes. Part of it he keeps inside a small backpack filled with criminal records, asylum requests and expulsion decrees.<p>The rest is …

Northern Europe

Why Should We Read Charles Dickens? A TED-Ed Animation Makes the Case

You can’t go near the literary press lately without hearing mention of Nathan Hill’s sprawling new novel, <i>The Nix</i>, widely praised as a comic epic on …

Literature

10 Unconventional "History Books" That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …