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Ancient Magician's Curse Tablet Discovered in Jerusalem

Ancient Magician's Curse Tablet Discovered in Jerusalem | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
The text, found in the ruins of a Roman mansion in the City of David, is written in Greek and, in it a woman named Kyrilla invokes the names of six gods to cast a curse on a man named Iennys, apparently over a legal case.
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NASA Finds Reducing Salt Is Bad for Glacial Health - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA Finds Reducing Salt Is Bad for Glacial Health - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
A NASA-led study has discovered a link between sea ice conditions and the melting rate of Totten Glacier in East Antarctica that has implications for sea-level rise.
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The Archaeology News Network: More on Human ancestor was less chimp-like than thought

The Archaeology News Network: More on Human ancestor was less chimp-like than thought | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Roman sculpture found in Antequera, Spain

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The Archaeology News Network: Neolithic settlement found in E. China

The Archaeology News Network: Neolithic settlement found in E. China | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: 'The Earith Jupiter' to go on display at Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge.

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The Archaeology News Network: More on Man loots ancient cemetery under his house

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AWOL - The Ancient World Online: The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus

AWOL - The Ancient World Online: The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
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Scientists reveal ancient texts in medieval manuscripts - Medievalists.net

Scientists reveal ancient texts in medieval manuscripts - Medievalists.net | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
Using cutting-edge technology, European scientists have uncovered new fragments by Euripides and an unknown ancient commentary on Aristotle.
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Eleanor, Queen of France and England and Duchess of Aquitaine - Medievalists.net

Eleanor, Queen of France and England and Duchess of Aquitaine - Medievalists.net | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
There never has been another Queen like her.
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Love and Marriage: Medieval Style - Medievalists.net

Love and Marriage: Medieval Style - Medievalists.net | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
What may be even more surprising about medieval marriage is that it was (at least officially) very much based on mutual consent.
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Viking Women: Not as Different as You Might Think - Medievalists.net

Viking Women: Not as Different as You Might Think - Medievalists.net | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
My novel, God's Daughter, tells the story of Gudrid Thorbjarnardottir.
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Electra

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ElectraElectra e-journal is a periodical electronic edition issued by the Centre for the Study of Myth and Religion in Greek and Roman Antiquity, founded by the Patras University Department of Philology.
Electra welcomes articles focusing on Ancient Greek and Roman Mythology and Religion from a philological, historical, anthropological, archaeological, linguistic or philosophical point of view. These articles should be original and written in English, French, German or Modern Greek. All articles are reviewed anonymously by specialized referees as to the originality and quality of their content.
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The Archaeology News Network: The Acropolis of Athens reconstructed in 3D

The Archaeology News Network: The Acropolis of Athens reconstructed in 3D | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Ancient skeleton found in Yorkshire sewer trench

The Archaeology News Network: Ancient skeleton found in Yorkshire sewer trench | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Multiple tombs still hidden in Valley of Kings

The Archaeology News Network: Multiple tombs still hidden in Valley of Kings | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: France returns stolen antiques to Egypt

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The Archaeology News Network: Tokyo team recreates original colours of Nara’s 'hidden' statue using CG

The Archaeology News Network: Tokyo team recreates original colours of Nara’s 'hidden' statue using CG | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
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Journal | Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy

Journal | Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
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JournalGramarye: The Journal of the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy

Issue 3 of Gramarye is now available to buy here

This issue’s contents include:

‘Hans Christian Andersen: It’s Me The Story’s About’, Neil Philip

‘The Well of D’yerree-in-Dowan’, Patrick Ryan

‘Dragons of East and West’, Rosalind Kerven

‘Death and a Pickled Onion’, Jakob Löfgren

‘My Favourite Story When I was Young’, William Gray

A review of Sophia Kingshill and Jennifer Westwood’s The Fabled Coast, Jacqueline Simpson

A review of Peter Davies’ The Fairies Return, Or, New Tales for Old, Andrew Teverson

A review of Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales for Young and Old, Francisco Vaz da Silva

A review of Angela Carter and Decadence, Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère

A review of Colin Manlove’s The Order of Harry Potter: Literary Skill in the Hogwarts Epic, Jane Carroll

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Scotty Roberts - Photos from Scotty Roberts's post in Exodus | Facebook

Scotty Roberts - Photos from Scotty Roberts's post in Exodus | Facebook | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
What better Christmas present than a trip to Egypt...

With all our talk about Moses and the Exodus, we think we may have given you an incomplete...
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With all our talk about Moses and the Exodus, we think we may have given you an incomplete impression as to what Exodus Reality Adventures is all about..

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Medieval Proverbs from The Well-Laden Ship - Medievalists.net

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Here is a list of some of our favourite medieval proverbs from The Well-Laden Ship, including a few that are very similar to modern ones.
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Fifth-century massacre discovered by Swedish archaeologists - Medievalists.net

Fifth-century massacre discovered by Swedish archaeologists - Medievalists.net | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Sweden have uncovered the site where hundreds of people may have been killed in a brutal massacre.
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CONFERENCES: Bookend Brides – Tudor Queens First and Last

CONFERENCES: Bookend Brides – Tudor Queens First and Last | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
What did it mean to be a queen consort in the 1540s? What did it mean to be a Queen consort at the end of the Middle Ages?
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New iPad App allows users to explore hundreds of Roman sites

New iPad App allows users to explore hundreds of Roman sites | The Related Researches & News of Dr John Ward | Scoop.it
iCame, iSaw, iPondered
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