Book Review: History of the Caucasus: Volume 1: At the Crossroads of Empires by Christoph Baumer Christoph Baumer is a distinguished historian and chronicler of events, full stop. The more of Baumer’s extensive and expansive works you read, the more you realise that very few rival him, not just for the breadth of subjects that he […]
BELOW ME THE SILVER-CAPPED CAUCASUS LIES Below me the silver-capped Caucasus lies… A stream at my feet rushes, foaming and roaring. I watch a lone eagle, o’er the peaks calmly soaring Drift near as he motionless circles the skies. Here rivers are born that tear mountain asunder And landslides begin with a crash as of […]
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