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The Papal Roman Restoration? Review of Peter Heather's The Restoration of Rome

Dr. Peter Heather, a professor of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages at the King’s College in London, recently completed a three volume history of the Late Roman Empire with the publication of his final book, … 1,141 more words


Britain vs Germany: A Week of World War II

July 10th, 1940 —  fifty enemy aircraft were spotted near Britain. Nobody knew at the time, but the Battle of Britain had begun. 

During July of 1940, the people of Berlin were delighted with Hitler’s promises of success. 753 more words


Viking Women Warriors

What we know of Viking or Northern European culture indicates that men and women were fairly equal. This seems to be true across the pre-Christian North from the British Isles to Siberia. 565 more words


cb reblogged this on Contrafactual and commented:

Yet another example of strong powerful women

Lacock Abbey


My wife and I often complain that we don’t make enough use of our National Trust membership. The other day though went a long way to ease that complaint at least for this year’s membership. 333 more words


June reblogged this on Blogs by Bahais and commented:

This blog Peter takes us on a journey.

Charleston Day Three

It was Day three of our Charleston, South Carolina trip.  I could not have asked for a better three days unless it was a bit cooler, but it was time to head home.  1,189 more words