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Offa's Dyke

Offa’s Dyke is the largest, and least understood, field monument in Britain. Essentially it is a linear earthwork, consisting of a ditch and rampart, which roughly follows the modern Welsh/English border. 978 more words

Archaeology

Silver darlings

When I was a teenager I quite enjoyed coarse fishing in rivers and lakes. Eventually I grew sorry for the fish, and empathy is naturally fatal to the angler. 829 more words

Archaeology

Review | The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

ABOUT THE BOOK

Published: 1980
Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery
Edition: Paperback
Length: 493 pgs.

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THE BLURB

The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. 711 more words

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