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Naughty Bits from Classical History

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Sex was not invented by classical writers, but they were the first to document it in graphic detail. However perverse the practice the Ancient Greek and Romans almost always tried it first, and as such,…

The True Colours of Greek Statues

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Just because we view Greek statues as shining beacons of marble, it doesn’t mean that’s how they originally looked thousands of years ago. Recent studies using lasers and UV light have revealed the original, and…

Domesticatd Cats in Ancient History

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It is so obviously apparent when watching a cat lounge around the home in complete comfort that this whole domesticated lifestyle isn’t new to them. They have been masters of this for a very long time….

Game Of Thrones: On Location

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BEWARE: SPOILERS! You have to love Game Of Thrones. You know, that show that everyone has been fawning over?! OK, OK. So I know it’s mythical and not necessarily historical, but whatever! Written by a…

The Miniaturist By Jessie Burton

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“On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the country to begin a new life as…