History Mentor Blog

Rhodes and COVID-19   Pandemics in History   The current COVID-19 outbreak will go down in modern history as the worst pandemic of our time, hopefully. However bad it seems now, and certainly every life lost is a tragedy, it compares favourably with previous pandemics. For example, during the...

Armistice Day - Remembrance Day - 11 November   Armistice Day. The eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month 1918, when the hostilities of World War One ceased, must have been met with hopes for a brighter future. Yet it was not to be....

History Mentor Tuition Discount   Would you like a tuition discount? Who wouldn't! At History Mentor, we know that times are difficult with the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing. That's why we've lowered our prices for the whole academic year (until July 2021)!     The hourly fee for a one-to-one lesson is...

The Italians briefly occupied Rhodes, but they certainly left their mark, both in Rhodes town and in the countryside. The Elafos - Elafina complex and Villa de Vecchi sit high up on Mount Profitis Ilias on Rhodes, near the Byzantine church of the same name....

Location   Kremasti Castle - Rhodes is 850 metres from the sea, in the village of Kremasti. Its main function was probably as a lookout post, not a point from which to repel an attack. It is only about 15 metres above sea level, but has a...

The 1522 Siege of Rhodes: Causes, Course and Consequences     Source: Topkapi Sarayi ms. Hazine 1517, f. 149a     The 1522 siege of Rhodes was one of the main events of the sixteenth century. We invite proposals for book chapters on the theme of the 1522 siege of Rhodes....

The new academic year registration is now open. Book online History or English lessons for the Autumn semester before 15 August and get 10% off for the whole year. Settle the first semester fees by 1 September and get a further 10% discount: that's 20%...

  Have you ever submitted a paper/book for publication and the publisher asks you to have it edited by a native speaker? I offer English language editing for academic purposes in all areas of History, especially Medieval and Byzantine History and Archaeology. I am a native...

  Amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, many universities are turning to in-person tuition from September. That’s a wise precaution, but it does mean that undergraduates will feel more isolated than in previous years. That’s why I’m offering online undergraduate History mentoring to my list of services....

IB History Internal Assessments: how to get top marks   With the academic year ending, first year IBs will be discussing what to do over the summer with their teachers. There are two main tasks for you over the summer: write your Internal Assessments (IAs) and plan...