Now We Are Free

Next on the list of things I'm obsessing about: http://youtu.be/xbHPTPUpQ1I This video pulls together three tracks, "Honor Him", "Elysium" and "Now We Are Free"  from the movie "Gladiator." It's bittersweet, but somehow celebratory. "Gladiator" is one of my favorite movies ever. I would follow Maximus into Hades if he asked. These particular pieces were composed … Continue reading Now We Are Free

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Mithras, Lord of Light

Another tangential interest that has sprung up from that movie is an interest in the ancient religion of Mithraism. This cult was very popular with the Roman soldiers and the poor for roughly four hundred hundred years. This is meant as the barest introduction to Mithraism as I'm just beginning to learn about it. The … Continue reading Mithras, Lord of Light