Weekly Roundup of Archaeology and History November 6-10

My weekly round up of history and archaeology (with a little humor thrown in this week): Emily Wilson’s translation of the Odyssey brings a woman’s smart view to the ancient poem, making medicines at the Palace of Ebla, exquisite warriors carved on a Mycenaean seal from the Griffin Grave and canine noir cartoon for the mystery & dog lovers

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Jan 9-15

Some posts I enjoyed this week around the web: Cynthia Robertson on what makes a book brilliant, Bronze Age find in Britain preserved liked Pompeii, what the Iliad tells us about war from Caroline Alexander, Maya royal burial at El Zotz and book humor.

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