Tag: Books

Top Ten Lists: The essential Dr. Seuss books.

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, in the United States. Today, decades after his […]

Nancy Marie Brown reveals some interesting truths about the Lewis Chessmen, Viking history and Margret the Adroit.

Medievalist and author, Nancy Marie Brown just might be Iceland’s hardest working advocate. She spends a part of each summer […]

In the beginning there were 12 Byzantine Rulers: Lars Brownworth speaks candidly about podcasting, Justinian and history.

From humble beginnings, Lars Brownworth’s love for history would in my opinion revolutionize how we learn and in fact even […]

Amongst the ruins of Isca Augusta you may just find Adrian Goldsworthy.

The Isca Augusta was once a Roman legionary fortress and settlement. Why is it that over the centuries historians, from […]

History, writing, storytelling, poetry and my conversation with a good friend.

An overwhelming part of our human history is unrecorded. It is quite sketchy for us to know exactly what people […]

Vitalogy: An amazing but very amusing medical Encyclopedia

We all have to thank Eddie Vedder for our curiosity in a very interesting home medical encyclopedia first published in […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Anne Frank

International Women’s Day is held every year around the world on the 8th March. Between now and then in anticipation of […]

Narrative History’s Man of the Moment.

“History is taught, I believe, by one thing only- sparking interest. This means telling a good story, of which there […]

This is Miroslav Sasek

It was about four years ago that I first came across an illustrated children’s book entitled This is New York […]

The ‘Capitoline Vision’ of Edward Gibbon.

On the 15th October 1764, Edward Gibbon observed a group of friars singing in the ruins of the Temple of […]