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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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction July 30-August 5

Some posts from around the web that I enjoyed this week: a miniature Ceres found fr Roman Britain, learning to write from hummingbirds, identifying the historical context of Athenian shackled remains, the secret language of Victorian fans and tracking down the first chefs.

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