Historical

The Nazis Enter History Katie Holyoak Wed, 07/28/2021 - 09:18 [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: History Today

A new study has discovered that some of the stained glass in Canterbury Cathedral predates the 1170 murder of Thomas Becket by as much as four decades, which would make them among the oldest known stained glass windows in England and the world.

While there are fragments of painted window glass going back to late antiquity, the large figurative windows made by joining pieces of colored glass with [...]

Tue, Jul 27, 2021
Source: The History Blog
The Fall of Tenochtitlan Katie Holyoak Tue, 07/27/2021 - 09:06 [...]
Tue, Jul 27, 2021
Source: History Today

A team of archaeologists and student volunteers from  New York University (NYU) and the University of Milan (UniMi) have discovered the remains of a monumental two-storey platform believed to have been part of the altar of the oldest Greek temple in Selinunte, western Sicily.

The mission led by professors Clemente Marconi, Rosalia Pumo and Andrew Ward brought the discovery of part of a monumental platform on two levels [...]

Mon, Jul 26, 2021
Source: The History Blog
Luther & Co. Katie Holyoak Mon, 07/26/2021 - 09:24 [...]
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
Source: History Today

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