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  • History Roundup 339 including the 250 Year Old Man February 28, 2015

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    History Roundup 339 including the 250 Year Old Man

    Today’s links follow. 1) 250 Years Old? China 2) Another Boudica?! Britain 3) Slaves and Elephants: US 4) Ice Forteana! US 5) Secret Room in Temple: Lebanon 6) Linnaeus’ Ghost: Sweden 7) Female Boxing Match: England 8) Medieval Astronomy: Arab world and from the archives 9) Classicists and the other side Other links: Albino death […]

    History Roundup 338 including a Jousting Death February 27, 2015

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    History Roundup 338 including a Jousting Death

    Today’s links follow. 1) Horse Slasher: London 2) Imperial Eggs: Russia and elsewhere 3) Indo-European Languages: off the Steppes 4) Pharaoh Killed in Battle: Egypt and Abroad 5) Convict Ship Stats: London 6) Animals and Blue Plaques: England 7) Joust Casualty: England 8) Best Friends After Death: Renaissance Italy and from the archives 9) Return […]

    History Roundup 337 including Neruda Going Home February 26, 2015

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    History Roundup 337 including Neruda Going Home

    Today’s links follow. 1) Romans Out! Britain 2) Charlotte Where Are You? Georgian England 3) Neruda Goes Home: Chile 4) Hanging Bridges: all over 5) Mountain Treasures: Carpathians 6) 1806 Map: London 7) Cannibal Facts: all over 8) Remember (How) the Easter Rising: Ireland and from the archives 9) St Paul’s Rides the Blitz Other […]

    History Roundup 336 including Japanese Mermaids February 25, 2015

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    History Roundup 336 including Japanese Mermaids

    Today’s links follow. 1) Cholera Victims: italy 2) First Mardi Gras: New Orleans (and our take) 3) Minister Tests Dead Wife: the US 4) Mayan Murals Beautifully Preserved: MesoAmerica 5) Archives and Dust: note for historians at risk of heart attack 6) Gold Sniffing Ghost: France 7) Mermaid: Japan and from the archives 8) One […]

    Daily History Picture: Italy Fights for the Alps February 25, 2015

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    Daily History Picture: Italy Fights for the Alps

    Italian soldiers in Alps, WW1: warriors with feathers, never a good sign…  

    History Roundup 336 including Heartbreak Graffiti February 24, 2015

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    History Roundup 336 including Heartbreak Graffiti

    Today’s links follow. 1) A Mummy Book: Etruscia/Egypt 2) Witchcraft: north East England 3) New England Ghost: Connecticut 4) Jacobite Treasures and the Lost Cause: Auction House 5) New Archaeological Discoveries: Singapore 6) Heartbreaking Graffiti: Cambridgeshire 7) Men and Women, the Truth: England 8) Photographic Processes: the West and from the archives 9) Atlantis Mysteries […]

    History Roundup 335 including new Sherlock Holmes Story February 23, 2015

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    History Roundup 335 including new Sherlock Holmes Story

    Today’s links follow. 1) New Sherlock Holmes Story: Scotland 2) Truman’s Almost Sent Telegram: McCarthy 3) Body Snatching: Scotland 4) Tropical Fire Ants: All Over the World 5) African American Women Find Freedom: Paris! 6) Curiosity Cabinet: Manchester College 7) Jacobite Ghosts: Scotland ‘ghosts take time to ripen’!!! and from the archives 8) Electric Eels […]

    History Roundup 334 including Fumigation Fun February 22, 2015

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    History Roundup 334 including Fumigation Fun

    Today’s links follow. 1) Retrieving Goods from Cremation: Roman Empire 2) Richard III’s Death Blow: England 3) Fumigation Fun: England 4) Tute’s Guardian: Egypt 5) Ann’s Face at Last: England 6) Love Sick Fool No More: England 7) Surviving Hanging: York 8) Better Life Expectancy After Rome: Britain and from the archives 9) The Most […]

    History Roundup 333 including Japanese London February 21, 2015

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    History Roundup 333 including Japanese London

    Today’s links follow. 1) Getting Rid of History: US 2) Spectral Sheep and Goats: Various and freaky 3) Killing Puns: England 4) Lincoln Warned from the Other Side! US 5) Scots Dictionary Going for a Song: Auctioneeer 6) Roman Action Doll: Rome 7) London Seen from the East: Japan (beautiful images) 8) Ben Hur’s Rivals […]

    History Roundup 332 including Kaspar’s Death February 20, 2015

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    History Roundup 332 including Kaspar's Death

    Today’s links follow. 1) More Amazons: Zenobia continues, part 3 in a fascinating series 2) Ancient Sick Days: Egypt 4) Ancient Island Plumbing: Crete 5) Phylogenetics and Myths: abstract but ambitious 6) Jewish Bodies in Well: Norwich (old, 2011, but well worth reading) 7) Kaspar Hauser’s Assassination: Germany 8) Oldest Scandinavian Skeleton: Norway and from […]

    History Roundup 331 including Vinegar Valentines February 19, 2015

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    History Roundup 331 including Vinegar Valentines

    Today’s links follow. 1) Sumptuous Fire Works: Grand Tour (love the pics) 2) Dog headed Men: Off the Edge of the Map 3) Early Modern Drawings: Ireland, amazing images 4) Oldest Canonball: England 5) Irish Evidence for Crime of the Century: US and Lizzie Borden 6) Lost Foundations: Hampton Court! 7) Valentine Day Stories: Newspapers […]

    History Roundup 330 including Love, Sex and Cuddly Cupids February 18, 2015

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    History Roundup 330 including Love, Sex and Cuddly Cupids

    Today’s links follow. 1) Impossible Legacies, Hitler’s Birth House: Austria 2) Celebrating Non-Roman Britons: Pictland 3) Top Art Hoards: Britain 4) Mummies Speak: Peru 5) Ghostly Voices: undisclosed pantry 6) Drone Looking for Ancients: Amazonia 7) Love, Sex and Cuddly Cupids: the old west and from the archives 8) First C section and pig gelding […]

    History Roundup 329 including Nighthawkers! February 17, 2015

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    History Roundup 329 including Nighthawkers!

    Today’s links follow. 1) Al Nofis CIC: all over (first time I’ve seen this and looks like fun, bit irregular though) 2) Nighthakwers on the Wall: Hadrians 3) Louis’ Second Marriage: France 4) Carrying Medieval Books: Christendom 5) Mohist Philosophy: China 6) Hannibal’s elephants: Italy, Africa and Asia (old but interesting and our modern take) […]

    History Roundup 328 including Georgian Dentist Agony February 16, 2015

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    History Roundup 328 including Georgian Dentist Agony

    Today’s links follow. 1) Roman Food Choices: the ancient Med 2) Heart and Pin Magic: Europe 3) Roman Coins in Ohio: couple of years old but… 4) Archaeology and Global Warming: Norway 5) The Lamberhurst Ghost: England 6) Bedlam Bodies: London 7) 18 Cent Dentistry: UK 8) Defend Raisin Weekend: Scotland (other strange Scottish customs […]

    History Roundup 327 including Girl Who Married Ghost February 15, 2015

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    History Roundup 327 including Girl Who Married Ghost

    Today’s links follow. 1) Colonial Finds: Charleston 2) Girl Marries Ghost: Oklahoma 3) Lincoln Body All Over the States: US 4) Conquistador Smoke Discovered: Peru 5) Ancient Child Excavated: Orkney 6) Berthouville Treasure: Getty 7) Lamplighters: London 8) Dragons: all over and from the archives 9) Roman werewolves Other links: history of world in very […]

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