“Lindybeige” is the nom de video of Nikolas Lloyd, whose YouTube Channel features an eclectic variety of short, engaging videos on military history and technology and a wide range of other topics. For instance, fire arrows look amazing. They feature in many dramatizations of ancient combat. Surely they were a key aspect of many ancient battles? Not so fast, says Lloyd:
What about dual wielding? Surely two swords are twice as good as one, right?
And certainly a major Hollywood production like Helen of Troy would be a paragon of historical accuracy and precision?
That’s just scratching the surface. Here’s Lloyd’s channel trailer for a better overview of his remarkable offerings: