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“Medieval Clothing”

Over at Medieval Wall, there is an interesting post on clothing during the Medieval times.  I find it pretty interesting, and the read is not very long.  Though I don’t think I would look too good in a tunic, I

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Posted in Ancient History and Mythology, Historical Finds, Teaching History

Advances in Archeological Technology

As some of you may know – but most of you probably don’t – fellow Reckless Historian David and I had the fortunate opportunity to travel to Cyprus in May 2012 to work on an archeological dig with Dr. David

Posted in Ancient History and Mythology, Historical Finds, The Ways Historians Think

Why History? Thoughts from an Admirer of the Ancients

Recently we have been asked to explain why each of us has been asked why we chose to study history in college. What about a degree in history appealed to us? Personally, I chose to study history because it intrigued

Posted in Ancient History and Mythology, The Ways Historians Think

It Must Be Magic

Hello friends, Today in one of my history classes we talked about magic and witchcraft in Tudor-Stuart England.  I find it interesting that there was a distinction between the two at the time.  You ee, witchcraft was considered using supernatural

Posted in Ancient History and Mythology, Some Of The History We Write, Some Simple Rants On History, Thoughts from Other Historians, Uncategorized

Lost Beginnings

Lets just say nothing in the past 1000 years has really excited me as much as the engineering of the Egyptians, the sacrificial politics of the Inca or the military prowess of the Greeks and Romans. My love of these

Posted in Ancient History and Mythology, Some Of The History We Write

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