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Comedy and tragedy in Classical Athens

Posted Yesterday at 07:33 AM by Josephus

The use of drama and literature to express the concerns of a citizen population have existed since their invention, examples of which can be found as early as the ancient Egyptians, although, these would have been heavily dominated by the educated classes. This was often the case concerning the ancient civilisations as it was only the aristocratic elements of a society who could afford good quality education, or indeed, any education at all. The ancient Greeks were no exception, even taking...
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Ancient Precipe For High Five Ball Stew

Posted February 25th, 2015 at 05:20 AM by Gile na Gile
Updated February 25th, 2015 at 06:03 AM by Gile na Gile

M. O R. E S. E L. S

The Tin Tan
Fancy Chancer
On Sunburst Blisters

Weave, Weaver of the Wind
Untamed and Unstrained

The Undwelt Thought


Within (a)
Cuptured Specie
Neuron Beheld ...

A Feeding Station
For Trillions

Of Unburnt Stars
Their Lazy Dangling
Softly, Swishly, Shwaying
In Poppy Gold ...
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Another Publication

Posted February 23rd, 2015 at 08:55 AM by Viperlord (Viperlord's History Blog)
Updated February 23rd, 2015 at 08:25 PM by Viperlord

A paper I wrote for another class has been published. Anyone who's been to my academiaedu account has probably already seen it, but here's the published version. If anyone's interested in the Safavids, you may want to give it a look, happy reading!

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Brunanburh search

Posted February 17th, 2015 at 09:57 PM by Rob Banks
Updated February 19th, 2015 at 01:56 AM by Rob Banks (extra candidates from ordnance survey maps)

The site of the battle of Brunanburh is one of the great unsolved mysteries of the UK, and it has almost as many location theories as Badon (which latter has finally been solved though they refuse to accept/admit/acknowledge it). Badon is what lead me to bieng interested in Brunanburh (see below). The newest main orthodox Brunanburh location theory is a site near Chester; the/an older theory was near Annandale; another previous theory was a site in Lincoln.
Our theory here is that Michael...
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Irish Water and the Commodification of the Commons

Posted February 16th, 2015 at 11:22 PM by Gile na Gile
Updated February 16th, 2015 at 11:35 PM by Gile na Gile

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Omission, distortion and minimization.

Only one thing on the average Irish person's mind that morning (Mon, Oct 13th) & that was the previous Saturday's 100,000 strong march against the commodification of our commons....
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