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Adventures in the Archives: The Living Past

Originally posted on Nursing Clio:
The stereotype of historians isolated in archives with dusty papers and dim lighting has more than a grain of truth to it. Granted, my archive…

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hitler’s Laziness

Originally posted on The Bully Pulpit:
“Adolf Hitler – remarkably, in a man whose father was the son of an illegitimate housemaid – had grown up with the middle-class confidence…

April 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nine Men’s Morris, Everywhere

Originally posted on Jaunting Jen:
Nine Men’s Morris really is everywhere. When I first noticed the scratches on the side of Charlemagne’s throne back in 2008, I had no idea what they…

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rome’ s Masculine Imperium

Originally posted on mikeaztec:
The ancient Romans admired the characteristics that they believed allowed them to establish hegemony over their rivals. It comes as little surprise then that the hyper-masculine…

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Skuldelev 3: Viking merchant shipping in the 11th Century

Originally posted on Europeenses:
The ‘Roar Ege’ reconstruction of Skuldelev 3 under sail At some point between 1070 and 1090 AD, five ships were loaded with stones and scuttled to…

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reblog: Group Offences: Braveheart and the future of prejudiced pictures.

So, you’ve seen me blog about my complicated relationship with the movie Braveheart before (as well as its creator Mel Gibson). When I came across this article on the Curnblog this … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Constantine The Builder !

Originally posted on The History of the Byzantine Empire:
(Painting showing a cutaway view of Constantine’s Old St.Peter’s Basilica as it possibly looked in the fourth century. Source Wikipedia Commons)…

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spermatic Imagery in Whitman’s Leaves of Grass

Originally posted on A R T L▼R K:
On the 26th of March 1892, American poet Walt Whitman died in Camden, New Jersey, aged 72. A humanist, whose work…

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Saint or Sinner ?

Originally posted on The History of the Byzantine Empire:
(Orthodox Bulgarian icon of Constantine and St. Helena. Used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Image by Brose.…

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Severed Hand, A Hidden Tunnel, and Salisbury’s Oldest Pub

Originally posted on Jaunting Jen:
The Oldest Pub in England? Probably not, but the Haunch of Venison is definitely the oldest in Salisbury, and the most unique pub that I…

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment
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