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A researcher has discovered the first Shakespeare play to reach Spain in the library of the Royal Scots College of Salamanca. Universitat de Barcelona Philology and Communication professor John Stone was researching 18th century philosophy at the Royal Scots College of Salamanca when he came across a previously unknown volume of 11 English plays printed in the 1630s. It is untitled and has no markings on [...]

Sat, Sep 19, 2020
Source: The History Blog

The body of an Ice Age cave bear has been discovered in exceptional condition on Bolshoy Lyakhovsky Island in Siberia. It was discovered by reindeer herders in the melting permafrost. They were just in time, because the exposed carcass would have decomposed rapidly after losing its frozen home. Instead, it is impeccably preserved, complete with all of its internal organs, soft tissues, fur, gums, teeth, even its [...]

Fri, Sep 18, 2020
Source: The History Blog
Why Study the Past? Katie Holyoak Fri, 09/18/2020 - 09:20 [...]
Fri, Sep 18, 2020
Source: History Today
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Last year, the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt's death, the Rijksmuseum launched a major project to conserve The Night Watch, crafting a state-of-the-art analysis and treatment program to learn everything possible about Rembrandt's largest and most famous masterpiece — how it was made, with what materials, how best to repair and maintain it going forward. They built a custom glass enclosure so visitors could see the museum's most famous masterpiece during the [...]

Thu, Sep 17, 2020
Source: The History Blog
The Last Sikh Queen Katie Holyoak Thu, 09/17/2020 - 10:30 [...]
Thu, Sep 17, 2020
Source: History Today

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