Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction May 13-19

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Mary Beard’s review of 2 novels based in Greek myth, the finds from building metro in Thessaloniki Greece from Alex the Great to Roman, Alex Tizon’s essay “My Family’s Slave” and etiquette ancient Egyptian style

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

My favorites from around the web this week: Mycenaean and Etruscan archaeology, Elizabeth I comes alive in Barbara Kyle’s hands, writing historical fiction by Jessica McCann and the world’s oldest slam poetry and novel.

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