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Tea Break

On the way home from London yesterday we stopped off at Canons Ashby in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside for a cup of tea and a piece of cake.   6 more words


The Earliest English Poems


Translated, Edited and Introduced by Micheal Alexander
Country: Great Britain (Pre-England)
Genre: Poetry
Years: 600AD – 1000AD
Edition Read: Penguin Classics, Third Edition. 1985 cover design. 651 more words


The Polyphonic Lais of Guillaume de Machaut : Overview + Recordings

Fourteenth-century France exhibits the effects of an era grappling for an identity through its language, poetry and music. Amidst intellectual rigidity and diurnal despair, this transitional period enfeebled by medieval traditions yet aspired to humanist artistry. 1,260 more words

Listening Diary

Should we judge history by our moral standards?

Today I pose a question. I’m not entirely sure I will be able to answer it without resorting to writing a novella length essay on the subject but I pose it all the same and maybe it will make you re-think your position on some of the discussed matters. 1,616 more words


Difference between Neolothic and Mesolothic period.

  • Neolithic people were farmers and Mesolithic were hunters.
  • Neolithic people lived in 7000 BC and Mesolithic lived in 3500 BC.
  • Meso means middle, so Mesolithic was middle stone age and…
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Difference Between Neolithic And Mesolithic

A Walk In A Medieval Village

Last friday evening, I was having a nice cup of coffee with one of my close friends(epkem on here) and we ended up talking about, yet another, one of my trips (I swear, I was not showing off.!). 1,030 more words


3rd December 1447 A.D. The Birth of Bayezid II, Ottoman sultan #Onthisday

The birth of Bayezid II was #onthisday in history 3rd December 1447 A.D. and died 26th may 1512 A.D. He was the eldest son of Mehmed II’s succesor who ruled as the Ottoman sultan from 1481-1518 A.D. 101 more words