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  • History Roundup 658 including Poetry in the Stars May 25, 2016

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    History Roundup 658 including Poetry in the Stars

    Today’s links follow. 1) Camel DNA: the Middle East 2) Poetry Found in the Stars: Ancient Med 3) Hiroshima Etc: US/Japan 4) 18C Flower Power: England 5) Finding Slave Graves by Crowd Source: US 6) Potters Field: New York and from the archives 7) How Gerbils Killed Millions Other links: Alien Kidnapping, London Punch and […]

    History Roundup 657 including Kids Finds Ancient City May 24, 2016

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    History Roundup 657 including Kids Finds Ancient City

    Today’s links follow. 1) Kid Finds New Maya City: Canada 2) Nazi Nuclear Tunnels: Germany (sceptical) 3) Disappearing Ship: Australia 4) Retrieving Lost Language: New Zealand 5) Did the Vikings Meditate? The North (Mother of God!) 6) Spook Lights: US and from the archives 7) Good Swastikas Other links: Of course, there were elves… Wild […]

    History Roundup 656 including Nuking the Moon! May 23, 2016

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    History Roundup 656 including Nuking the Moon!

    Today’s links follow. 1) Cave Paintings Older: France 2) Nuking the Moon: Space 3) 19C Music Hall Posters: France (magnificent!) 4) Vampire! Vienna 5) Old Springs: New York 6) Villa Under Barn: UK and from the archives 7) Hair Harvest and Theft Other links: Great War at Sea

    History Roundup 655 including Cannibal Castle May 20, 2016

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    History Roundup 655 including Cannibal Castle

    Today’s links follow. 1) Lead Poisoning: Rum Cellars 2) UFO Broadcast: US 3) Cannibal Castle for Sale: Scotland 4) Miscarried Baby in Mummy: Egypt 5) Civil War Nursing: US 6) Humans Killing Human: Prehistory and Beyond and from the archives 7) Fish Killed Emperor Other links: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

    History Roundup 654 including Thirsty Ghosts May 19, 2016

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    History Roundup 654 including Thirsty Ghosts

    Today’s links follow. 1) Mad Old Eva Peron: Argentina 2) Thirsty Ghosts: the Larder 3) Revolutionary War Mystery: US 4) Arabian Ice Age: the Deserts 5) Napoleonic Treasure in Bookshop: Australia 6) Atomic Heart: the lab (Christ!) and from the archives 7) Preserving Foolish Enemies Other links: Somme Footage

    History Roundup 653 including Medieval Warrior Meets Drone May 18, 2016

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    History Roundup 653 including Medieval Warrior Meets Drone

    Today’s links follow. 1) Viking Parliament (the thugs): Scotland 2) Modern Mummy Relations: the Lab 3) A Cave and a Tablet: Near East 4) Language of Farmers vs Nomads: Dictionary 5) ‘Weeping Virgin Ends in Tears‘: France 6) Nefertiti Still Missing: Egypt and from the archives 7) Chamber Pot Enemies Other links: Medieval Warrior Meets […]

    History Roundup 652 including Graves on Runways May 17, 2016

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    History Roundup 652 including Graves on Runways

    Today’s links follow. 1) World War Zero: Ancient Med 2) Prehuman Ink: the page 3) Graves on Airport Runways: US 4) Jewish Community Indian Roots: Israel 5) Mom and Dad the Russian Spies: US 6) Plague Village: England 7) Pre-Clovis Americans: Florida and from the archives 8) Child Stealing and Bridge Building Other links: Grit and […]

    History Roundup 651 including British Museum in the Blitz May 16, 2016

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    History Roundup 651 including British Museum in the Blitz

    Today’s links follow. 1) Rival Garden of Eden: Near East 2) Nuclear Targets: EuroAsia 3) Stone Age Technology Cuts Better: Australia 4) British Museum in the Blitz: London 5) The Survival of John Wilkes Booth: US 6) Loch Ness Sightings: Scotland and from the archives 7) He was my Emperor Other links: Peer reviewing your […]

    History Roundup 651 including Plutarch’s Ghost May 13, 2016

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    History Roundup 651 including Plutarch's Ghost

    Today’s links follow. 1) Greek Fortress in the East: Jerusalem 2) Plutarch’s Ghost: Ancient Med 3) Iwo Jima Flag: Committee 4) A Rain Doctor: Amazon 5) Ordering Mum’s Funeral Early: NY 6) Insane Challenge: US and from the archives 7) Books and the Ghost Other links: Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits

    History Roundup 650 including Ancient Tattoos May 12, 2016

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    History Roundup 650 including Ancient Tattoos

    Today’s links follow. 1) Runaway Slaves: Britain 2) Painful Looking Tattoos: Ancient Egypt 3) Worshiping Naked Venus: Japan 4) Studying Boring: London 5) Glass Trumpet! US 6) Microcosm of a City: London and from the archives 7) Ambassadors Declaring War Other links: Battle of Mohacs

    History Roundup 649 including Georgian Earthquakes May 11, 2016

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    History Roundup 649 including Georgian Earthquakes

    Today’s links follow. 1) Prehistoric Tomb, Victorian Rubbish: Orkney 2) Rune Controversy: Sweden 3) Georgian Earthquakes: England (our take) 4) Mummy and Child in Cave: California 5) Early Prisoners of War: Scotland/North England 6) Genetic History of Europe: Prehistory and from the archives 7) Dangerous Jobs: European Kings Other links: Amazing Baggio (watch his feet)

    History Roundup 648 including Supersonic Spitfire May 10, 2016

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    History Roundup 648 including Supersonic Spitfire

    Today’s links follow. 1) The Eton Riot: England 2) Supersonic Spitfire: UK 3) Glamis Monster: Scotland 4) Sleep Related Erections Through History: the Library 5) Churchill, Alcohol and Prohibition: US 6) Female Death Sentences: the Gallows and from the archives 7) Flesh-eating Elves Other links: Operation Michael (WW1), Germany’s Last Gamble https://youtu.be/6_uljaIkiYI

    History Roundup 647 including Hidden Manuscript Faces May 9, 2016

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    History Roundup 647 including Hidden Manuscript Faces

    Today’s links follow. 1) Man in the Iron Mask Identified (Again): France 2) Dead Monkey Orders: Stuffing Room 3) UV Faces in Manuscript: UK 4) Deaf Utopia: US 5) Female Ghost Buster: All Over 6) Ancient Horse Racing: Turkey and from the archives 7) Violent Deaths of Scottish Kings Other links: Bizarre Turkish Historical Soap […]

    History Roundup 646 including Dating Fairy Stories May 6, 2016

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    History Roundup 646 including Dating Fairy Stories

    Today’s links follow. 1) Dating Fairy Stories: the library (dodgy methodology, but interesting) 2) A Shell Kingdom: Florida 3) Species Faking: Library 4) Oldest Geoglyph: Nazca 5) Hidden Folk: Iceland 6) Wealth and Changing Life Expectancy: Lab and from the archives 7) Selling Children in the 1800s Other links: Interview with author of Lost Book […]

    History Roundup 644 including Lady Warriors and Baby on Board Sign May 5, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups, Uncategorized
    History Roundup 644 including Lady Warriors and Baby on Board Sign

    Today’s links follow. 1) Anti Japanese Pogrom? California 2) Dangerous Marriages: England 3) Baby on Board Sign: Car 4) Lady Warriors: Scotland 5) Climate Change and Civilisation Collapse: the Desert 6) Invention Fun: America and from the archives 7) Jacob of Edessa’s America Other links: The three Gymnopedies

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