"Shield Power" -- Norsemen used the "Shield Wall" much the way Roman troops used their larger shields to form the "tortuga (tortoise)." With proper discipline, such a tactic was highly effective against both archers and infantry charges.
Gunel Gasanova's mostly black and white digital paintings possess an air of dark fantasy, summoning dark forest scenes, starry nightscapes and otherworldly creatures. Her touch is both painterly and precise. Gunel received her BFA in Illustration at the F