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  • History Roundup 415 including Tongue Pulling the Dead May 23, 2015

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    History Roundup 415 including Tongue Pulling the Dead

    Today’s links follow. 1) Want 100,000, Find This Eagle: US 2) More on Leprosy Spread: Euro-Asia 3) Be Careful Graverobbing: US 4) Tongue Pulling the Dead: France 5) Waterloo Heroics: Scotland 6) Farming Gave Lighter Bones: Prehistory 7) Eternal Flames: the Ancient Med 8) Chats with Dead Elizabethans: England and from the archives 9) The Treasure […]

    History Roundup 414 including Lost Temple Found and Viking Dragon May 22, 2015

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    History Roundup 414 including Lost Temple Found and Viking Dragon

    Today’s links follow. 1) Goddesses and Barrels: England 2) Double Floor Houses 6000 BC: Bulgaria 3) Mason Violence: US 4) Viking Dragon: Scandinavia 5) Long Lost Temple Found: Egypt 6) Our Few Bronze Age Fathers: Europe 7) Butter Sculptures: US (WOW) 8) Great Georgian Painter: England and from the archives 9) English as She is Spoke Other […]

    Daily History Picture: French Special Forces May 22, 2015

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    Daily History Picture: French Special Forces

    French SAS forces in the Western Desert, WW2.

    History Roundup 413 including Torture Archaeology May 21, 2015

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    History Roundup 413 including Torture Archaeology

    Today’s links follow. 1) Shakespeare’s First Portrait: England 2) Torture Archaeology: Andes 3) Impossible Oral Memories: Australia 4) A Dying Language: Scandinavia 5) Invitation to a Beheading: Germany 6) Raising the Georgia: US 7) Nazi Horse Sculptures Turn Up: Germany 8) The Blomberg Mystery: US/UK and from the archives 9) Dowsing for Submarines Other links: […]

    History Roundup 412 including Leprosy Travels May 20, 2015

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    History Roundup 412 including Leprosy Travels

    Today’s links follow. 1) Bloody JP II: Vatican (striking) 2) Forgotten Pyramids: Sudan 3) Elvis’ Tour Bus for Sale: the auction house 4) Monkey God Goes Home: Cambodia 5) Victorian Play Park: Scotland 6) Leprosy Travels: Scandinavia to Britain 7) Burnt Prehistoric Homes: Bulgaria 8) Double Headed Monsters: the Library 9) Vikings Started Modern History: […]

    History Roundup 411 including Viking Fashions May 19, 2015

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    History Roundup 411 including Viking Fashions

    Today’s links follow. 1) Murdered Irish Woman Comes Home: US 2) Historians for Historians Pontificate: The Pulpit (if anyone wants to set up a petition to keep historians out of politics I’ll sign!!!) 3) Black Madonnas: Christendom 4) 400 Yr Old Bible Turns Up: Lancashire, UK 5) National Slave Ship Museum: US 6) Viking Fashions: […]

    History Roundup 410 including the Oldest Hockey Game May 18, 2015

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    History Roundup 410 including the Oldest Hockey Game

    Today’s links follow. 1) 23 Foot World History: the Library 2) Amazing New Helmet: Bulgaria 3) Chinese Medicine Travels: Japan 4) Inexplicable Explosions: US 5) The Oldest Hockey Game: China 6) Lost Evacuee: Britain 7) Monks, Churches and Chapels: Iceland 8) Mystery Prostitute Tomb: China and from the archives 9) Arthur’s Grave at Glastonbury Other […]

    History Roundup 409 including How to Fight in Armour May 15, 2015

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    History Roundup 409 including How to Fight in Armour

    Today’s links follow. 1) Conversations with Martians: Seance etc (our much slighter effort) 2) Hobo Code: America 3) How to Fight in Armour: Battlefield 4) Murderous Otter’s Lane: England 5) Sorry to Witches: Norway 6) Oldest Mulberry: Britain (love trees) 7) The Real Sword in the Stone: Italy 8) Alien High Priest in Da Vinci: Wow…. […]

    History Roundup 408 including Caged Temples May 14, 2015

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    History Roundup 408 including Caged Temples

    Today’s links follow. 1) Guarding Ghost City: Brazil 2) Weird Marginal Antics: Schoolbooks 3) Selling Charlie’s Flute: Auction House 4) Not the End of WW2: US (see WW1 equivalent) 5) Lost Heathen Days: Western Europe 6) Caged Temples: Sicily 7) Continental Drift and the Civil War: the US (brilliant!) 8) Talking Mummies and Spirits: US […]

    History Roundup 407 including Kilted Killer May 13, 2015

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    History Roundup 407 including Kilted Killer

    Today’s links follow. 1) Military Bishop: Georgian England 2) Doctor’s Tomb: China 3) Lawrence of Arabia and the Crash Helmet: UK 4) Firebird on Boat: US 5) Kilted Killer: Britain 6) Hearts Buried Elsewhere: All over 7) Ransacked Roman Temple: Lebanon 8) Love Bites: England and from the archives 9) Jack the Ripper Lies Other links: Fear […]

    History Roundup 406 including Self Hanging Gallows May 12, 2015

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    History Roundup 406 including Self Hanging Gallows

    Today’s links follow. 1) Russia Celebrates the Nazis? Soviet Union (brilliant!) 2) Old Penants: Alaska 3) Royal Mommies: UK 4) New Stone Circle: Dartmoor 5) Early Native Portraits: US 6) Self Hanging Gallows: US 7) Animal Mommies: Egypt 8) Divorce as Target Practice (love this title): Chicago and from the archives 9) Kingdom in a Hotel […]

    History Roundup 405 including the Worst Parliaments May 11, 2015

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    History Roundup 405 including the Worst Parliaments

    Today’s links follow. 1) The Illuminated Edda: worthy kickstarter 2) The Real Camelot: South Cadbury 3) The Worst Parliaments: UK 4) Obscene Lyrics and the FBI: US 5) Churchill’s Victory Watch: Auction House 6) The Lost Cloister: Iceland 7) Nazi Castle and US Forces: Austria 8) Surprise Schooners Dug Up: Toronto and from the archives […]

    History Roundup 404 including Cannibal Magician May 10, 2015

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    History Roundup 404 including Cannibal Magician

    Today’s links follow. 1) Depression Apocalypse: US 2) Medieval Death Selfies: Europe 3) Mothering a Ghost: US 4) Out of the Jaws of a Lion: Rhodesia 5) Pharos of Alexandria to be Built Again: Egypt 6) Cannibal Magician: Bohemia 7) Mysterious Disappearances: Vatican 8) World’s Oldest Bracelet: Siberia and from the archives 9) Garibaldi’s Worst […]

    History Roundup 403 including Oldest Red Blood Cells May 9, 2015

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    History Roundup 403 including Oldest Red Blood Cells

    Today’s links follow. 1) War of World Illustrations: Auction House 2) Capt Kidd’s Treasure: Madagascar 3) Liberation Theology and the KGB: Latin America 4) Teething Whistle: Colonial America (love this site) 5) Ruffs: Early Modern Europe 6) Last 5000 Years: Map 7) Travelling Menagerie: Exeter, UK 8) Oldest Red Blood Cells: Alps 9) Death Flowers: […]

    History Roundup 402 including Best Pirate Ever! May 7, 2015

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    History Roundup 402 including Best Pirate Ever!

    Today’s links follow. 1) Most Successful Pirate in History? Seven Seas 2) Forgotten Medieval Hero: Scotland 3) In Search of Alabama Soldier Family: Netherlands 4) American Indian Massacre Site: Idaho 5) Treasure Ship: Finland 6) Child Abduction: London 7) Stone Age Eels: Prehistory 8) Byron Anorexic: Britain and from the archives 9) Renaissance Vandalism at San […]

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