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Errors on Viking sun compass hint at alternative purpose

Errors on Viking sun compass hint at alternative purpose | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
Although eleventh-century Vikings did not have magnetic compasses at their disposal, it is thought that they could determine their orientation at sea using sun-compasses.
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Biblical Blame Shift - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Biblical Blame Shift - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
Cherry-picking from shaky evidence, the German Egyptologist Jan Assmann argues that the ancient Hebrews sparked centuries of religious violence.
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Origins of landmark hymn book identified

Origins of landmark hymn book identified | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
The editors of a tiny 165-year-old pamphlet, believed to be the world's only surviving copy of a Chartist hymn book, have been identified.
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Canada’s oldest shipwreck to be resurrected in replica of 16th-century Basque galleon

Canada’s oldest shipwreck to be resurrected in replica of 16th-century Basque galleon | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
It’s the oldest shipwreck ever found in Canada and one of the most important in the world: a 16th-century Basque whaling galleon that lies at the bottom of Labrador’s Red Bay, a sunken relic from the Age of Discovery that [...]...
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Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features » Speaking What Must Be Spoken

Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features » Speaking What Must Be Spoken | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
Jewish Ideas Daily is the premier aggregator and originator of Jewish ideas on the web.
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Holocaust Literature: A History and Guide (review)

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When Did Humans Come to the Americas?

When Did Humans Come to the Americas? | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
Recent scientific findings date their arrival earlier than ever thought, sparking hot debate among archaeologists
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Geographic History Enjoys a Renaissance

Geographic History Enjoys a Renaissance | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
The idea of geography’s importance has propelled history as much as the geography itself. Conversation shapes us more than mountains and monsoons can.
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Crace Collection of Maps of London

Crace Collection of Maps of London | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
This is the essential guide to the development of the capital from the 16th to the 19th centuries, brought together by the Victorian designer, Frederick Crace.
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The Top Three Myths About Myths

The Top Three Myths About Myths | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
Myths used to be about ancient Greeks. When authors write about myths today, they mean something more prosaic: a statement that almost everyone thinks is true but really isn’t.
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Historiography | KU Writing Center

The KU Writing Center offers writing consulting, classroom workshops, and extensive Web resources for all writers at the University of Kansas and beyond.
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Smithsonian Identifies 130-Year-Old Recording as Alexander Graham Bell’s Voice

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Where and When Did the Symbols "+" and "–" Originate?

Where and When Did the Symbols "+" and "–" Originate? | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
The symbols for the arithmetic operations of addition (plus; "+") and subtraction (minus; "-") are so common today we hardly ever think about the fact that they didn't always exist.
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'The symbols for the arithmetic operations of addition (plus; "+") and subtraction (minus; "–") are so common today we hardly ever think about the fact that they didn't always exist.'

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Newfoundland birds were the heart of extinct Beothuk nation’s religion, study says

Newfoundland birds were the heart of extinct Beothuk nation’s religion, study says | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
Archeologists have shed stunning new light on the extinct Beothuk nation of Newfoundland, revealing through a study of carved pendants unearthed from coastal burial sites that the ill-fated people — who had inhabited the region for at least 1,000 ...
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The Stones of Herod’s Temple Reveal Temple Mount History – Biblical Archaeology Society

The Stones of Herod’s Temple Reveal Temple Mount History – Biblical Archaeology Society | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
Building the Herodian Temple involved ancient construction techniques, and the stones of Herod’s Temple give us clues to Temple Mount history.
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Collection of Graeco-Roman tombs uncovered in Alexandria - Greco-Roman - Heritage - Ahram Online

Collection of Graeco-Roman tombs uncovered in Alexandria - Greco-Roman - Heritage - Ahram Online | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
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Reclaiming Biblical Jerusalem

Reclaiming Biblical Jerusalem | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
The world of archeology is rocked by evidence of King David's palace unearthed in Jerusalem.
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Notes From Earth: Our Ancestors, the Acoustical Engineers | Prehistoric Culture | DISCOVER Magazine

Notes From Earth: Our Ancestors, the Acoustical Engineers | Prehistoric Culture | DISCOVER Magazine | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
Ancient builders designed subterranean soundscapes as stirring as any special effects. Visit Discover Magazine to read this article and other exclusive science and technology news stories.
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Fate of the criminal corpse investigated

Fate of the criminal corpse investigated | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
A new major research program in the UK will examine the fate of the corpses of executed criminals. Between 1752 and 1832, the bodies of executed murderers were legally denied burial in consecrated ground.
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Life on Mars? Non-Detection of Methane Suggests No Modern-Day Microbes | Wired Science | Wired.com

Life on Mars? Non-Detection of Methane Suggests No Modern-Day Microbes | Wired Science | Wired.com | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
NASA's Curiosity rover has sniffed the Martian atmosphere for methane and, so far, turned up empty.
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The Muslim Who Was China’s Greatest Explorer – Zheng He

The Muslim Who Was China’s Greatest Explorer – Zheng He | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
The greatest Chinese admiral of all time was a Muslim who spread Islam throughout the lands he traveled to.
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Trent University :: How to Write a Historiography | Politics & Science

Trent University :: How to Write a Historiography | Politics & Science | History Historiography, Historians | Scoop.it
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Historiography

I. Definition A. Introduction History, in its broadest sense, is the totality of all past events, although a more realistic definition would limit it to the known past. Historiography is the writte...
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