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Edd Hodsdon

Edd Hodsdon
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Edd holds a BA in Professional Writing, he has worked at the Dover museum as well as the Canterbury Archaeological Trust. He is most fascinated by the Achaemenid Persian Empire and has been interested in the Ancient world his entire life. His hobbies include walking, philosophy, history, photography, and writing fiction.

Hannibal Barca: 9 Facts About The Great General’s Life & Career

  Hannibal Barca was one of the greatest generals of all time and one of Rome's most feared enemies. After taking command of an army...

9 Greatest Foes Of The Achaemenid Empire

  For over two centuries of conquest, the Achaemenid Empire battled several famous enemies. From the Median King Astyages to Scythian rulers like Queen Tomyris,...

Zoroastrianism And Persian Mythology: The Foundation Of Belief

  Zoroastrianism was the dominant faith of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. Developed centuries earlier by the prophet Zoroaster, this Persian religion spread across the empire....

King Xerxes I: 9 Facts About His Life And Rule

  Most famous for his failure to conquer Greece, King Xerxes is perhaps one of the most notorious Achaemenid Persian kings. Xerxes I had a...

9 Battles That Defined The Achaemenid Empire

  At the height of its power, the Achaemenid Empire stretched from India in the east to the Balkans in the west. Such a massive...

Darius the Great: 9 Facts About The King Of Kings

  A mighty leader and administrative genius, Darius the Great ruled the Achaemenid Empire at the height of its powers. Stretching from the Balkans in...