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  Topic: Questions Of The Day
Hatty

Replies: 2471
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PostForum: Politics   Posted: 10:33 am   Subject: Questions Of The Day
I need to post more of the book here for you to review.
Only discovered the excerpts this morning, probably because no orange light was showing.

For those who like me missed the posts, they're in ...
  Topic: Who Built The Stones?
Hatty

Replies: 183
Views: 42433

PostForum: Megalithic   Posted: 1:52 pm   Subject: Who Built The Stones?
The earliest written mention of 'sarsen' is in the 1640's. Most likely down to John Aubrey in his 'Topographical Collections of Wiltshire' or somesuch, I'd hazard a guess. It wasn't widely used until ...
  Topic: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
Hatty

Replies: 1078
Views: 87298

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 8:27 am   Subject: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
The Penmon font is dated to the 10th century. It, like the two Penmon stone crosses, are yet more objects that predate the church they stand in.
Why would a font or a cross 'predate' the church? Do ...
  Topic: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
Hatty

Replies: 1078
Views: 87298

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 8:03 pm   Subject: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
A couple of days ago I was participating in a Facebook discussion of the antiquity, or not, of traditions/ customs. It was unexpectedly irreverent and I wasn't banned. Just come across a new comment a ...
  Topic: COIN
Hatty

Replies: 587
Views: 59555

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 10:50 am   Subject: COIN
Porus is said to be 'an ancient Indian king' about whom nothing is recorded in India

"Not known in Indian sources, the name Porus has been conjecturally interpreted as standing for Paurava, ...
  Topic: Forgery: Modus operandi
Hatty

Replies: 316
Views: 39467

PostForum: British History   Posted: 10:22 am   Subject: Forgery: Modus operandi
A somewhat lurid headline in a Guardian piece

Police seize 19,000 stolen artefacts in international art trafficking crackdown

101 suspects arrested and rare cultural treasures recovered in huge ...
  Topic: Questions Of The Day
Hatty

Replies: 2471
Views: 162555

PostForum: Politics   Posted: 1:33 pm   Subject: Questions Of The Day
The Oxford University Student Union voted for a policy that transgender, working-class and female students needed more protection
It should be pointed out that
1) there are no transgender students ...
  Topic: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
Hatty

Replies: 648
Views: 52120

PostForum: British History   Posted: 12:55 pm   Subject: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
... now I come to look at it, I would have to say, best guess, hand on heart: France, nineteenth century, Ultramontane, post-Galican, Pio nono, give or take. Only my style notes, you understand, let†...
  Topic: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
Hatty

Replies: 1078
Views: 87298

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 7:57 pm   Subject: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
Llanover is clearly not one of Wales' so-called ancient llans
Despite having no interesting antiquities, unusual for Wales, Llanover became a hotspot for antique Welshness thanks to Benjamin and Augu ...
  Topic: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
Hatty

Replies: 1078
Views: 87298

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 5:06 pm   Subject: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
The bit that interested me is Iolo also invented a bards Runic script.
To me the interesting thing about Iolo, a well-known forger, is he was employed to 'collect' manuscripts.

His employer was a ...
  Topic: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
Hatty

Replies: 1078
Views: 87298

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 8:03 am   Subject: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
Survey of London Volume 53: Oxford Street edited by Andrew Saint, Yale £75
Only yesterday on Facebook I was taking part in a discussion of wells on the A40, the route connecting Fishguard to London, ...
  Topic: The Flu
Hatty

Replies: 419
Views: 36891

PostForum: Health   Posted: 10:25 am   Subject: The Flu
All the Guardian's article-writers are vehemently anti-Boris, predictably enough. Criticism of government policy is discernible all over the shop but just this week Newsnight omitted the Guardian from ...
  Topic: Forgery: Modus operandi
Hatty

Replies: 316
Views: 39467

PostForum: British History   Posted: 10:09 am   Subject: Forgery: Modus operandi
We know about the first imaginary battle from Thucydides..... The richest source for the period, and also the most contemporary with it, is Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War, which is gene ...
  Topic: Forgery: Modus operandi
Hatty

Replies: 316
Views: 39467

PostForum: British History   Posted: 9:17 pm   Subject: Forgery: Modus operandi
It's pretty much the same story for Livy

Unfortunately, the majority of Livy's writing has not survived. What remains, including summaries written by later authors, indicates that the History was ...
  Topic: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
Hatty

Replies: 648
Views: 52120

PostForum: British History   Posted: 9:07 pm   Subject: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
With bequests, the usual condition attached is to insist the collection be kept together. That could be interpreted as having been amassed over many years, it'd be tantamount to vandalism to break it ...
 
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