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Thursday's Special: Traces of the Past Y3-09

Yippee! It’s Traces of the Past for Thursday’s Special.

Today, we are having a glimpse at some ancient Lycean tombs near Fethiye in Turkey. The grander the tomb, the higher the status of the incumbent in society: 56 more words

Photo Challenges

How it all Started!

The year is 1956 and for the last three years I’d been looking at Mother Russia and Mother Russia had been looking at me. I’d been one of those few, we happy few , we band of brothers. 545 more words



Tombs, forts and settlements
String the Ridgeway
As beads on a necklace
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Ruins of Thai Kingdom at Lopburi, Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, Thailand

The three places of prominence of the Thai kingdom where one can visit the ruins are Sukhothai, Ayutthaya and Lopburi. Among this Ayutthaya is the most visited as it is only 70kms from Bangkok and hence most people do it as a day trip. 2,962 more words


Canada now investigates 'climate denial'

Comment AbruptEarthChanges: This is another example of what I was predicting in my article Climate Change Explained (on the right hand side bar). Skeptics of anthropogenic Climate Change will be called…

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Mary Beard abused on Twitter over Roman Britain's ethnic diversity | Books | The Guardian

It’s difficult to believe that British lumpens could be roused to twitter abusive objections at the author of a serious work concerning ethnic diversity during Roman Britain, but there you go… 250 more words

Roman Britain

The Roman Baker's Tomb

The Tomb of Marcus Vergilius Eurysaces the Baker is a fantastic insight into Roman culture. This tomb shows us not only a lot about the life of a baker, but also information about social identity, welfare states, and labour relations. 457 more words