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  • History Roundup 1: Charlemagne Back from the Dead February 2, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback

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    1) Charlemagne’s Bones Confirmed: Probably….

    2) Exciting Medical Discovery: Lister and antisceptic, important archive work

    3) The Origins of Justinian Plague: those damn fleas

    4) Magic Japanese Mirrors: when gods walked the earth

    5) Roman Infanticide: Girls AND boys

    6) Smoking and Neanderthals: Apparently it is their fault.

    7) New Roman Temple: Maybe the oldest…

    8) Hampton Court Kitchen to Reopen: Speciality chocolate…

    9) New Christian Mosaics: Near Tel Aviv…

    10) Phantom Horse: But where…

    10) The Key of Hell: Sorcery in the Enlightenment

    Note that for the next month, as an experiment, we’ll be releasing history links roundup most days at 12.00 GMT. If you want the proper post, a passionate piece on the simultaneous existence and non-existence of Nessie then please click.

    And offtopic… The Strange History theme song and Folklore/Pagan magazine Merry Meet