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 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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