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Orkneyjar – Who were the Picts?

The Pictish culture has always fascinated and intrigued me! Source: Orkneyjar – Who were the Picts?

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What is a Torc? « GroovyHistorian

ancient history, art, british museum, celtic, celts, education, facts, gold, heritage, historian, history, history teacher, social history, teacher, torc, world history Source: What is a Torc? « GroovyHistorian

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Strange Artifacts in History « GroovyHistorian

ancient history, egyptology, heirtage, heritage, historian, history, history teacher, middle east, monuments, near east, social history, teacher, world historys Source: Strange Artifacts in History « GroovyHistorian

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The Romance Reviews Sizzler Summer Party Event!

Come take part of the Romance Reviews Party Event! More than 200 participating authors – and you can be a winner! Just go to the site and answer the questions. My own is up today, and the answers to the

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Solstice Blessings! – Philip Carr-Gomm

A Poem for the Solstice… The Arrival of the Past You wake wanting the dream you left behind in sleep, water washing through everything, clearing away sediment of years, uncovering the lost an… Source: Solstice Blessings! – Philip Carr-Gomm

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Midsummer’s Eve in Ireland – thefadingyear

Midsummer’s Eve- 21 June; A hundred years ago, and for many centuries before, Midsummer’s Eve was celebrated throughout Ireland on the 23 June, that is, on Saint John’s Eve. The bonfire was central… Source: Midsummer’s Eve in Ireland – thefadingyear

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Ness of Brodgar on film | Orkney.com

The Ness of Brodgar archaeological excavation in Orkney has been the focus of a documentary short by two US photographer and documentary makers. Source: Ness of Brodgar on film | Orkney.com

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Medieval Marriage in Ireland – Lora O’Brien

Irish History, Irish Society, Spirituality, Uncategorized Tagged With: Civil Rights, Gaelic Ireland, Irish Spiritual Practice, Marriage, Medieval, Spirituality Source: Medieval Marriage in Ireland – Lora O’Brien

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10 Insane Rulers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There’s a long list of insane people who have held positions of power. It’s kind of in the job description. Here are the most insane rulers of them all. Source: 10 Insane Rulers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Scribal complaints: Early medieval English copyists and their colophons « Dutch Anglo-Saxonist

“God helpe minum handum” – God help my hands. Making manuscripts was hard work, as these early medieval English colophons reveal. Source: Scribal complaints: Early medieval English copyists and their colophons « Dutch Anglo-Saxonist

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