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1320s dress

And now, something else completely different: in which I research a costume that isn’t for me. (Update: I’m not sure the images linked to bigger versions before; I believe I have now fixed that.) 861 more words

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Virtual Avebury: Exploring Ancient Landscapes Through Virtual Reconstructions

Over the past few months I have been dipping my hands into another Kitely/OpenSimulator project, providing a helping hand to my colleague from the University of the West of England, … 856 more words

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On enigmatic traces

Marc Bloch states in The Historian’s Craft that the primary characteristic of historical observation lies in the reconstructing of knowledge from tracks or traces:

Whether it is the bones immured in the Syrian fortifications, a word whose form or use reveals a custom, a narrative written by the witness of some scene, ancient or modern, what do we really mean by… 439 more words

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