Engaged in a Twitter brawl? Be glad you weren’t born two centuries ago. For hundreds of years, the ancient practice of dueling was a common method people used for settling their disputes. Though it may seem barbaric to many people now, challenging a person to a duel was often essential for men and women as a means of proving their courage and defending their honor. Here are five of those legendary duels, many of which …read more
Chris Tusa is an author, managing editor of Fiction Southeast, full-time LSU English professor and acting writer-in-residence at Southeastern Louisiana University.