Friday, August 7, 2015

HTHS Weekly: History from the Interweb #46

HTHS Weekly: History from the Interweb is a round-up of brand spankin' new history articles, selected by yours truly. Click on the link to be directed to the home site where you can read a professional being professional in their entirety.

Hiroshima anniversary: Cities destroyed by war, then and now at Telegraph
On the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, Telegraph wants us all to take a look at other war-torn cities that got their shit effed up.

The locations may all be in England, but maybe they will come across the pond one day. In other news, I knocked my poppy over this week and broke a petal off. 

Like how Paul Revere would’ve just sent a reply-all.

Why thank you, glad to be here.

Coooool. Horrible, brutal, but cooooool.

These four dead white guys were buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America’s first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.

Confucius, Socrates and the Buddha may not be known for their teachings on women's rights - but historian Dr Bettany Hughes is trying to change that. Read between the lines and both Socrates and the Buddha are counterintuitive for their age in that they seem to include women in their game-changing thinking.

Hoping to discover other Parthenon marbles, the findings confirm the theory that other antiquities besides the Partenon marbles were aboard the ship.

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