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  • History Roundup 703 including Scroll Decoded September 30, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 703 including Scroll Decoded

    Today’s links follow 1) Dearest Georgy: England 2) Museum Body: US 3) Carnegie’s Libraries: All over 4) Scroll Decoded: Israel 5) New Rock Carving Discovery: Scotland and from the archives 6) Italy’s World War Disaster Other links: fighting in Italian parliament strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom for consideration of links

    History Roundup 702 including Roman Showers and Drone Archaeologists September 29, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 702 including Roman Showers and Drone Archaeologists

    Today’s links follow 1) White King: Kenya 2) Afro-Creole Spiritualists: the Americas 3) Roman Showers: the Empire 4) Drone Archaeologists: Italy 5) 10 Non-Existent Places: the globe and from the archives 6) Joan’s Voices Other links: shaman’s last apprentice strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom for consideration of links

    History Roundup 701 including Fairy Blasts September 28, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 701 including Fairy Blasts

    Today’s links follow 1) Michaelangelo’s hidden pictures: Florence 2) Joe Reap: US 3) Fairy Blast: Ireland etc 4) Soviets Map US: Washington 5) Coloured Statues: Greece and from the archives 6) Sunk three times in an hour Other links: interesting British illegal killings in the six counties strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom for consideration of links

    History Roundup 700 including Atom Bombs and Fire Pillars September 27, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 700 including Atom Bombs and Fire Pillars

    Today’s links follow 1) Five Men Watch Exploding Atom Bomb: …. 2) Fire Pillar: Egypt 3) Bible from Plato! Ancient Med 4) Listen to Otzi: Alps 5) George Washington and the Donkey: US and from the archives 6) Roman adventures in Ethiopia Other links: Mumford and Sons, I’m on Fire strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom for consideration of links

    History Roundup 699 including Ancient Cats and Dogs September 26, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 699 including Ancient Cats and Dogs

    Today’s links follow 1) Ancient Dogs Hunters? Japan 2) World’s Most Ancient Population: Australia 3) Colourised Photos: US 4) Disabled Grave: US (reminded me of this) 5) Ancient Cat Journeys: all over… and from the archives 6) Written gibberish and magic Other links: ghost riders, something so fascinatingly kitsch about DO staring at Jacob strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom […]

    History Roundup 698 including Bewitching Clocks September 23, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 698 including Bewitching Clocks

    Today’s links follow 1) Road Toll History! the highway 2) Nazi Time Capsule: Germany 3) Be A Georgian Time Traveller: UK 4) Bewitching Clocks: US 5) Poisons and Love Potions: the lab and from the archives 6) Great Art Survives the Allies Other links: schizophrenia as shamanism, should misogyny be a crime, Jen is introduced […]

    History Roundup 697 including Witches and Drugs September 22, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 697 including Witches and Drugs

    Today’s links follow 1) Sometimes Strange History of the Epipen: the Lab 2) Bizarre Baby Beliefs: the world 3) Fight damn it: Auction House 4) Ancient Advertising: the Med 5) Medieval Witches and Drugs: Lab and from the archives 6) King and Country Debate Other links: Friend Face (Facebook, why you shouldn’t do it…) https://youtu.be/j4o2PDwKdcA […]

    History Roundup 696 including Creepy Japanese Doll September 21, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 696 including Creepy Japanese Doll

    Today’s links follow 1) Paleo Diet Fun: the Lab 2) Gladiators: Rome 3) Diamond Portraits: the Gallery (or the attic) 4) The Ghosts of Antigonish: Canada 5) Creepy Doll: Japan and from the archives 6) When Churchill Almost Met Hitler Other links: Cultural Appropriation the Counter Attack, Jail for vegan parents in Italy (missed this); Irish […]

    History Roundup 695 including Nazi Robot Ghosts September 20, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 695 including Nazi Robot Ghosts

    Today’s links follow 1) Courtesan and Spy: England 2) Flags in the Sky: US 3) Nazi Robot Ghosts: the TV 4) Banshee: Colorado! 5) Kremlin Stars: Russia and from the archives 6) Great War Organ Gun Other links: scientists answer big questions, Good morning Boys (Will Hay) strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom for consideration of links

    History Roundup 694 including Fairy Consciousness September 19, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 694 including Fairy Consciousness

    Today’s links follow 1) Origin of Fairies: the West 2) Consciousness of Fairies: the West 3) Lost Cities: Babylon 4) A Short History of the Future: in the past… 5) 1000 Yr Old Grove: Greece 6) Bosom Serpent in a Toga: Roman (pdf article well-worth reading) and from the archives 7) Why Didn’t Others Try […]

    History Roundup 693 including Ancient Fossil Collectors September 16, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 693 including Ancient Fossil Collectors

    Today’s links follow 1) Ancients Collect Fossils: Egypt 2) Little Bighorn Brutality: US 3) Sacrifices: Near East 4) 9000 Yr Old House: Australia 5) Weird Washington: US and from the archives 6) Witch Oven in Florence Other links: Bronze Age Collapse strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom for consideration of links

    History Roundup 692 including Black Pigs and Hidden Horrors September 15, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 692 including Black Pigs and Hidden Horrors

    Today’s links follow 1) First First World War Deserter: Britain 2) Glaciers Surrender Their Dead: Italian Alps 3) Longest Running Experiments: the Lab 4) Hidden Horrors: Soviet Union 5) Black Pig Mystery: the Farm and from the archives 6) Breakfast in the Imperial Palace Other links: Welsh Sasquatch, Assyrian Civilization   strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom for consideration of […]

    History Roundup 691 including Gabby’s Bones and Polts Afloat September 14, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 691 including Gabby's Bones and Polts Afloat

    Today’s links follow 1) Polts Afloat: 7 Seas 2) The Mystery of Gabby’s Bones: US 3) Bloody Smithfield: London 4) How One Man Writes History: Library and Study 5) Magic Well: Scotland and from the archives 6) Was Leonardo Chinese? Other links: Fairy Gold, Chinese Bronze Age strangehistorylinksATgmailDOTcom for consideration of links

    Daily History Picture: Baltic Fisherwomen September 14, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    Daily History Picture: Baltic Fisherwomen

    Baltic fisherwomen

    History Roundup 690 including Hitler Fancy Dress September 13, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 690 including Hitler Fancy Dress

    Today’s links follow 1) Disaster at Bolama: Caribbean 2) Women in the Black in the Window: US 3) 7 Weirdest Soap Deaths: TV (sorry but loved this, it was the hall of mirrors…) 4) New Goddess: Turkey 5) Hitler Fancy Dress: School… and from the archives 6) Persians and Roman at the End of the […]

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