Roundup of Archaeology and History Dec 9-Jan 5

My roundup of history and archaeology: 6 Sci-fi/fantasy writers on what these genres offer to a world gone mad, the tale of an Iraqi archaeological site including griffins, evidence of human sacrifice in Greece, Netflix and the BBC’s series on the Trojan War, and Archaeology Magazine’s top 10 discoveries of 2017

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction April 8-14

Here’s my weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Aliette de Bodard on embracing mythic traditions from across the world, a medieval Jewish cemetery resurfaces in Rome, Scott Lynch on why pirates come Black, female and middle-aged, speaking of border walls brings Hadrian’s to mind, laugh with Tinney Heath about speaking a foreign language on the language’s home turf

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