Compiled and introduced by Gibbons Burke. The Articles of War on board a Royal Navy ship assumed the proportions and gravity of holy writ. It served as the law and axis mundi of the secular religion practiced upon […]
*SPOILERS* This is a very useful timeline created by the inimitable Don Seltzer placing the events in the series alongside events in the real world. By its very nature, this timeline is all spoilers fore and […]
*SPOILERS* The following is a list of discussion questions relating to the first book in the Aubrey/Maturin series, Master and Commander. It is meant to be utilized after one has finished reading the entire book and contains […]
Cairo, August 19, 1798 Your husband was killed by a cannonball while fighting on board his ship. He died honourably, and without suffering, as every soldier would wish to die.
These definitions are taken from the amazing site Maturin’s Medicine and were compiled by Kerry Webb and many others (see the end of this post for full credits).