Writer, Photographer & Filmmaker. Lover of coffee and storytelling. Currently residing in California running Ronin 7 Entertainment, an indie production house, and a channel on YouTube called Ronin 7 Entertainment where we talk about filmmaking, photography, and all the things we love.
I feel like all I do these days is research for my books. Book 3 for my Child Of Atlantis series is all but wrapped up with an October release date. In one section of the book a few of our heroes have to enter an ancient tournament called the Trials of Kratos or The Trials for short. I decided I needed to look up ancient fighting tournaments, and that is when I came across Pankration. Pankration was a style of fighting that combined wrestling and boxing. It was introduced
Evening my ninjas. Welcome to my posts about ancient history and some of the cool stuff we never learned about in school. Tonight we will be discussing the Bay of Cambay and an ancient city called Dwarka, which translates to The Golden City. Scientists discovered the underwater city in early 2002. Its located about 120 feet below the surface of the ocean in the Gulf of Cambay off the coast of India. The city is fairly large at five miles long and two miles wide, and scientist
Good evening my history loving ninjas. Tonight let’s look at a place called Puma Punku in Bolivia. During my indentured servitude while working on book 2 of Child of Atlantis, there is a certain part of the book where my characters head to South America. So, my research brought me to the plethora of ancient ruins found in this beautiful part of the world. One particular place that I found extremely intriguing was this place. Puma Punku, Tiahuanaco, South America. You’re looki
Salutations my Ninjas. Check it out, ancient computers! Yup, mind blown. The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient mechanical computer that was created to calculate astronomical positions. It was recovered in 1900–1901 from the Antikythera wreck, hence its name. Crazy thing is, its significance and complexity were not really understood until years later. It’s construction has been dated to the early 1st century BCE. Technological artifacts of similar complexity and workmanship
Greetings weary travelers. I came across this while researching the viability of ancient Atlantean’s having the power of flight for my Child of Atlantis books. (603-683 AD) This is an ancient artifact found in the ruins of Palenque, Mexico. It was the lid of a sarcophagus found in a pre-Columbian temple. This image has given rise to a lot of speculation over the possibility of ancient human’s ability of flight. This coffin cover has an elaborate design that, traditional archa