Funerary relief depicting a teacher with three discipuli (pupils). The scene shows two boys seated on either side of their teacher as a younger boy walks into the room. The older boys hold an open scroll...
Sandpipers as grave gifts in the Early Middle AgesPrumtnel, WietskePierstna, TheunisINTERNATIONAL WADER STUDY GROUP BULLETIN , Bulletin 92, August (2000)Abstract: This note summarizes some intriguing published observations of bones of small Calidris sandpipers in the graves of two cremated women in the early medieval cemetery at Oosterbeintum (AD 400-750) and in the grave of a cremated adult in the cemetery Dokkum-Berg Sion (AD 500-700), Friesland, the Netherlands.
One of the buzzwords in education is gamification – using games to get people more engaged with what they are learning. Those studying history might be using the immersive games from Reacting to the Past, which gets students to work with primary sources and with each other. Danièle is joined by Kyle Lincoln to discuss his work with Reacting to the Past, how he is developing a game based on the Fourth Crusade.
Religious Backlash Against the Pazzi ConspiracyBy Victoria LoucksThe Future of History: An Undergraduate Journal, Vol.2 (2007)Introduction: Lauro Martines opens his book on the 1478 Pazzi conspiracy, April Blood, with the claim that “no ‘real’ historian had ever written a book on the famous plot to murder the Medici”, and, furthermore, that to do so would carry with it “a strong whiff of sensationalism”.
Ancient Warfare Vol XII, Issue 1: Army for an Empire - Augustus’s new model militaryAncient Warfare Vol X, Issue 5: The Legacy of Cyrus - The empires of Persia at WarThis issue of Ancient Warfare magazine focuses on the Persian Empire, one of the most powerful in the Ancient world, and at its peak one of the largest, stretching from Anatolia in the west to Egypt in the south and to the borders of India in the east.