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  • History Roundup 82 including Floods, Auctions and Proto Languages April 29, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback


    Today’s post is on burning libraries

    1) City Fall and Flood: on the Mississippi

    2) British Pathe Puts Films on Line: thousands

    3) Jumbo Auction: an unusual tusk

    4) Josephine’s Auction: letters to general

    5) Proto Languages: get fluent

    6) Spiritualists and Shakespeare: words from beyond

    7) Grosseteste and Multiple Universes: modern comparisons

    8) Dozens of Mummies: in the Valley of the Kings

    9) The Mummy Lake: Colorado

    10) Pee and Porcelain: in China

    11) Defending Honour with.. hatpins

    and from the archives

    12) Playing with Fire in Early Modern and Modern Scotland (more pre-Christian customs?)

    Other links: Charles Darwin and ET, and excellent post on passwords.