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History

Everything you wanted to know about people who were cool or evil enough to be remembered, and all the mess they made

May 16, 2018

Another special collaboration post with Eagles and Dragons Publishing!! Adam Alexander Haviaras and I have teamed up again to bring you a special blog post the infamous archaeological site of Pompeii! This is just a brief introduction video, but it gives you everything...

April 12, 2018

I went to Pompeii and all I got you was this shaky time-lapse video! Historical information vlog coming in the next weeks! Stay tuned!

March 29, 2018

Tea is a very special drink. It is the second most consumed beverage in the world behind water, and has quite an interesting history. 

The origins of this delicious drink are shrouded in legend. There are two Chinese myths, both revolving around Emperor Shen Nong around...

March 21, 2018

Happy World Poetry Day Everybody!

In honour of the written word, we're talking about two poems by the same name. Ozymandias, one, more well known, written by Percy B. Shelley, the other by Horace Smith.

Shelley was an English romantic poet, known to be a but of a rebel a...

March 15, 2018

This video is based off of the work I did during my PhD research, which focused on liberalism among the Irish Catholic population of Canada in the mid-to late nineteenth century. One of the areas I looked at was temperance.

At first blush, linking the Irish and the crus...

February 17, 2018

This is a very special post, and a monumental moment for this passion project of mine. This week, I've teamed up with Adam Alexander Haviaras (another proud member of the three name club). Adam is a writer, historian, blogger, and archaeologist. He's also the face behi...

December 17, 2017

The Three Age system is a methodological concept developed by Danish scholar C. J. Thomsen in 1836.  He published a book where he proposed that prehistoric and early historic artefacts in museum collections could be divided into one of three ages based on the materials...

August 15, 2017

The earliest points in history that the general population usually attribute to the beginning of archaeology would be somewhere in the 18th and 19th centuries, when the subject started to become extremely well known in popular culture. While this can be seen as the bir...

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