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  • History Roundup 315 including Tattooed Princess Revealed January 31, 2015

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    History Roundup 315 including Tattooed Princess Revealed

    Today’s links follow. 1) Climate Change and Oral Memory: Australia 2) St Kilda Diaries: Scotland 3) Grumpy Eleanor of Acquitaine: ! 4) SS Great Britain Grounded: Northern Ireland 5) Dandies on Ice: worth it for the picture 6) What Happened to Louis Le Prince: France 7) Princess Revealed: Siberia and from the archives 8) Irish […]

    History Roundup 314 including Mysterious Egyptian Tomb January 30, 2015

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    History Roundup 314 including Mysterious Egyptian Tomb

    Today’s links follow. 1) Mysterious Tomb: Egypt 2) Hunley Coming Home: US 3) Neolithic Dairies: Ireland 4) The Death of Community: US 5) Red Numbers: Rome 6) Pirate  Medicine: the bottom of the ocean 7) Cervantes Found: Spain and from the archives 8) Werewolf of Temesa Other links: Time Travelling and Lloyd Cole Why I […]

    History Roundup 313 including Divine Oral Sex January 29, 2015

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    History Roundup 313 including Divine Oral Sex

    Today’s links follow. 1) France and Islam: love and trouble 2) Fashion Through the Ages: beautiful late nineteenth-century French work 3) George Psalmanazar: Germany 4) Arbeit Macht Frei: Poland 5) Spiritualist Writing: US 6) Divine Oral Sex: world wide strange customs 7) Bizarre Anatomical Machines: Italy and from the archives 8) Werewolf Faith Other links: Finnish […]

    History Roundup 312 including Bone Music January 28, 2015

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    History Roundup 312 including Bone Music

    Today’s links follow. 1) Gypsy Winter Birth: Lincs 2) Burnt City Mysteries: Iraq 3) Re-enacting History: !!! 4) Women Soldiers in the Civil War: US 5) Drone and Archaeology: Italy 6) Archaeologist and Evil: I took this seriously for the first three paragraphs… 7) Bone Music: Soviet Union (fascinating) 8) Almost at Lost Colony: North […]

    History Roundup 311 including Reading Lost Roman Library January 27, 2015

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    History Roundup 311 including Reading Lost Roman Library

    Today’s links follow. 1) Oldest Gospel Fragment: Nova Scotia 2) Early Butchery: Spain 3) Ivan’s Lost Library:  Russia 4) Defending the Buttery: Scotland 5) Reading Pompeii Library: Italy 6) Roman Graffiti: the Empire 7) Folk Horror: England (and a bit in Scotland) 8) Poe’s Psychic Message: the other side and from the archives 9) Tenth-Century […]

    Daily History Picture: Running for Freedom January 27, 2015

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    Daily History Picture: Running for Freedom

    Hans Schumann runs for freedom in Berlin, 15 Aug 1961

    History Roundup 310 including the Painter and the Devil January 26, 2015

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    History Roundup 310 including the Painter and the Devil

    Today’s links follow. 1) First Geological Map: Britain 2) Tut’s Beard Gone: Egypt 3) Communist Video Arcades: Soviet Union 4) Love in the Ruins: Warsaw 5) Vicky Visions: England and elsewhere 6) Ammonite Troubles: Palestine 7) War Comics: Auction House 8) Painter and Devil: Austria and from the archives 9) Droit du Foreigner (sex adn […]

    Daily History Picture: French Resistance Amazon January 26, 2015

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    Daily History Picture: French Resistance Amazon

    God, help any German prisoners…

    History Roundup 309 including Walking Corpses January 25, 2015

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    History Roundup 309 including Walking Corpses

    Today’s links follow. Horrible flu, sorry for suspension of normal services… 1) Walking Corpse: Ohio 2) Ghost Clothes: clanking down the stairs 3) Parrot, Bird, Phonograph Fight: New York 4) Getting the Victorians Wrong: UK 5) Hippy Commune Photos: US (love the group meditation) 6) Pompeii in Lego: Australia 7) New Tats on Otzi: High […]

    Daily History Picture: Eating Fish January 25, 2015

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    Daily History Picture: Eating Fish

    I have no idea but disturbing…

    Daily History Picture: Execution January 23, 2015

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    Daily History Picture: Execution

    Spanish patriots murdered by Napoleon’s men: Goya 3 May 1808. 31 Jan 2015: Chris S writes in with this ‘Allegedly, the guy holding up his hands in this painting is the inspiration for the “peace sign”. Of course this comes from Wikipedia, so caveat lector.

    History Roundup 308 including Hitler’s Luxuries January 22, 2015

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    History Roundup 308 including Hitler's Luxuries

    Today’s links follow. 1) Roman Baths at Bath: Bath 2) Indian Suffragette Princess: Britain and India 3) Luxuries in the Bunker: Berlin 4) Woops, Hitler Statue: Britain 5) Whig Hostesses: England 6) Admiring History: China 7) Rock of Ages: Turkey and from the archives 8) Greeks First Encounter with Parrot Other links: Watch out your […]

    Daily History Picture: German City Bombed Out January 22, 2015

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    Daily History Picture: German City Bombed Out

    Cologne didn’t ride the flames…

    History Roundup 307 including Leg Trepanation January 21, 2015

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    History Roundup 307 including Leg Trepanation

    Today’s links follow. 1) Greatest Roman Massacre: Germany (brief video) 2) Hibbert’s Ghosts: England 3) Leg Trepanation: Peru 4) Roman Army Women: Rome 5) Green Children of Woolpit: England (simply the best article I’ve ever read on this, warning book length) 6) The Feast of the Ass: Christendom and from the archives 7) Hit by […]

    Daily History Picture: French Gunners January 21, 2015

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    Daily History Picture: French Gunners

    Getting ready for a German attack. Beautiful blue!

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