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Modern Role of the Bard

One of the questions that was suggested in the reflection of the second gwers was to contemplate the role of the bard in modern society.  I think at first glance, we think of bard within fantasy – World of Warcraft and the such.   368 more words

Musings & Meditations

A Day of Archaeology 2016

This year’s Day of Archaeology will take place next week, on 29th July, and judging by the comments on their sign-up page will include many new participants this year! 138 more words

Archaeology

How archaeologists found the lost medieval megacity of Angkor

(Source: arstechnica.com)

The ornate, pinecone-shaped towers of Angkor Wat in Cambodia float above a vast temple complex of shrines, pools, houses, and a perfectly square moat. 1,086 more words

Technology

How archaeologists found the lost medieval megacity of Angkor

(Source: arstechnica.com)

The ornate, pinecone-shaped towers of Angkor Wat in Cambodia float above a vast temple complex of shrines, pools, houses, and a perfectly square moat. 1,265 more words

Technology

Hamilton, History, And The Importance of Perception.

By now you’ve probably, at the very least, heard the name of the newest musical to sweep the world and capture practically everyone’s attention. I remember hearing about it back when it made it’s Broadway debut at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York. 4,129 more words

Archaeology

These monkeys have used stone tools for 700 years, say archaeologists

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/0711/These-monkeys-have-used-stone-tools-for-700-years-say-archaeologists

If you see an organ-grinder monkey smashing a rock against another, it might not be just monkeying around. The capuchin monkey may actually be hammering deliberately. 689 more words

Daily News

Philistines were more sophisticated than given credit for, say archaeologists

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

ASHKELON, Israel: Philistines were no “philistines”, say archaeologists who unearthed a 3,000-year-old cemetery in which members of the biblical nation were buried along with jewellery and perfumed oil. 375 more words

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