Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Jan 14-20

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Upcoming AIA lecture on the underwater archaeology of Athens and Corinth harbors on Feb 23 in Mesa, AZ, Surgeon’s room with medical tools found in Nea Paphos, Cyprus, DNA of a skeleton found near Troy reveals early evidence of maternal infection, Historical Fiction Round Table on Sophie Schiller’s blog

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Jan 7-13

Here’s my weekly roundup: Mycenaean shaft grave creates a new view of Mycenaean/Minoan relations, Hagia Sophia’s acoustics, Menorah carved into cave indicates a 2nd Temple hideout, Troy gets a museum, 2016 dig finds at Paphos Cyprus

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Dec 31-Jan 6

My weekly roundup of posts: silk traces found in Neolithic grave in China, Paphos Cyprus has a mystic and sexual past that’s drawing attention, along with some gorgeous mosaics, Egyptian pot burials get a new interpretation as wombs to the afterlife

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction October 29-Nov 11

Posts I enjoyed from around the web: a Hittite village to be built at the UNESCO site of Hattusa (otherwise known as the capital of the Hittite Empire), really, really old maps (maybe), recreating the Queen of Sheba’s perfume (also used by one of my characters, a blind woman you’ll really like), the cosmopolitan world of Late Bronze Age Cyprus and the Old World might not have chatted with the New World as early as some people think.

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction August 20-26

Here are some posts I enjoyed this week: sensational Bronze Age finds at Hala Sultan Tekke on Cyprus, Roman mosaic of Poseidon in Turkey uncovered, Olympian not Olympic cycling, ancient synagogue in Galilee and the discovery of a secret tunnel at the venerable dig at Alacahöyük Turkey

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Dec 19-26

Some posts I enjoyed around the web this week: the latest finds at Hala Sultan Tekke Cyprus, underwater archaeology at Corinth Greece, the desert year in review by Melissa Crytzer Fry & a smuggled Hittite Seal comes to Çorum.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Sept 12-18

Some posts I enjoyed this week: this year’s finds at Minoan Zominthos, Crete, the abandoned district of Famagusta, Cyprus in the news and fiction from Sarah Johnson, 100 hundred words for “slut” by Jo Ann Butler, resurrecting Nero’s Domus Aurea and who knew elephants lived in Arcadia, Greece?

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom October 25-31

I’m a day or so late putting up my weekly post of my favorites around the web. I’ve been getting myself back into the habit of writing my full word count everyday with a lot less daily book promotion, and … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Aug 2-8

My favs on the web this week: Witches & vampires fr historian Deborah Harkness, the state of historical fiction via The Guardian, truth and lies in historical fiction via Lisa Yarde, the Holy Grail via Jeri Westerson, Zelda and Scott via Spargo and a new find on Cyprus.

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