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The Late Middle Ages

The Teaching Company Great Courses Middle Ages series by Prof Phil Daileader comes to an end with The Late Middle Ages.

Twenty-four half-hour lectures which, at the time of writing, have 87 reviews on the teaching company website and a rating of 4.8… 236 more words


Riot at Ephesus and A Riot at Pompeii

There is a little known wall painting from a house at Pompeii (destroyed by the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in A.D. 79) that depicts a riot in and around the amphitheater at Pompeii in A.D. 551 more words

Daily Life

Ten Reasons Why Writers Need The Great Courses on Writing

Include These Lessons in Your Writer’s Library

By Annette Rey

Would you like your writing to flow? If it doesn’t, you could use some help. All of us have developed bad habits over the years where it concerns our writing. 484 more words


The High Middle Ages

The Teaching Company Great Courses review-fest continues with The High Middle Ages. The second in a series of three courses on the Middle Ages by  188 more words


Early Middle Ages

The Early Middle Ages is the first of 3 courses in the Teaching Company Great Courses series taught by Professor Philip Daileader covering the Middle Ages. 181 more words


Age of Henry VIII

The Age of Henry VIII has some great material to work with – Henry VIII was a force of nature who shook up England and Western Europe. 253 more words


The Era of the Crusades

The Era of the Crusades is another great course by my fave Professor Kenneth W. Harl – Jesus this guy knows his stuff – a little more accurate than what is portrayed in the dreadful Chris de Burgh song  282 more words