Warrior – Ancient Arms and Armor

Published on September 21, 2015 by Hicham Aboutaam in Antiquities, Hicham Aboutaam, Phoenix Ancient Art

War. To most of us war is something fought far away, fraught with danger but very far from the fabric of our being, from our daily lives. But in ancient societies, war was part of the very foundation of the culture. It declared who was in charge and who would remain so. And it made..Read More


Alexander the Great’s Victory at The Battle of the Granicus River

Published on September 10, 2015 by Hicham Aboutaam in Antiquities, Phoenix Ancient Art

It was a fierce battle, as battles usually are, filled with blood, swords, clashes and the desire for victory. While Alexander the Great and his men fought for victory – they really fought for honor and their place in the Kingdom. The scene was near the famous site of Troy on the Granicus River. The..Read More