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Mary Harrsch
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Attended University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon State College, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Butler County Community College, Bandon K-12 Schools
Lives in Springfield, OR
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Churchill - De Gaulle Exhibit opens in Paris
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Winston Churchill at Madame Toussaud's Wax Museum in London.  Photographed by Mary Harrsch © 2006 To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of famous British statesman Winston Churchill and the 70th ...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 Winston Churchill at Madame Toussaud's Wax Museum in London.  Photographed by Mary Harrsch © 2006 To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of famous British statesman ...
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Review: "Avenger of Rome" by Douglas Jackson
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 As the third novel in Jackson's "Hero of Rome" series opens, we find Gaius Valerius Verrens, Hero of Rome, has not escaped the clutches of the depraved emperor Nero .  The praetorian prefect killed at the e...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. As the third novel in Jackson's "Hero of Rome" series opens, we find Gaius Valerius Verrens, Hero of Rome, has not escaped the clutches of the depraved emperor Nero. The praetorian prefect killed at the end of "Defender of Rome" has been ...
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Review: Defender of Rome by Douglas Jackson
A historical fiction review by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Gaius Valerius Verrens has returned to Rome after surviving the brutal Boudiccan Revolt in Britain.  Although his emperor, Nero, has bestowed upon him the corona aurea , pronouncing him a hero of Rome, Val...
A historical fiction review by Mary Harrsch © 2015. Gaius Valerius Verrens has returned to Rome after surviving the brutal Boudiccan Revolt in Britain. Although his emperor, Nero, has bestowed upon him the corona aurea, pronouncing him a hero of Rome, Valerius finds Nero's court filled with ...
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Did Claudius die accidentally of poison mushrooms or marital treachery?
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Bust of the Roman Emperor Claudius Photographed at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli in Naples, Italy by Mary Harrsch © 2007 Note: This is a crosspost of an article originally posted to my other h...
Note: This is a crosspost of an article originally posted to my other historical blog "History's Medical Mysteries". "He ate and drank in excess regularly, rarely leaving his dining room until he was "stuffed and soaked". This caused him to gain considerable weight in later years and produced ...
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Fluorosis a problem in ancient Palmyra and Herculaneum
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 The great archway leading to the grand collonade in Roman Palmyra.  Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons . Note: This is a crosspost from my blog " History's Medical Mysteries ". A study suggests Palmyra 's ...
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Very informative video!  As for the smell, though, urine treatment was relatively early in the cleaning process and followed by immersion in rinsing solutions with clay compounds so I doubt if any of the residual ammonia smell remained.
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Thank you Mary.  I think that is a very good point.
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Taharqa, The Black Pharaoh exhibit coming to Copenhagen April 26, 2015
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 As someone who became fascinated by the Nubian period in ancient Egypt after watching " The Silver Pharaoh ", an episode of "Secrets of the Dead" on PBS, I was especially excited when I received a press rel...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 As someone who became fascinated by the Nubian period in ancient Egypt after watching "The Silver Pharaoh", an episode of "Secrets of the Dead" on PBS, I was especially exci...
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Acorn TV to feature "World War One: The People's Story"
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Today I received an email about the upcoming release of " World War One : The People's Story".  The documentary aired in the UK last August and will now be released on DVD on April 14, 2015. It will also be...
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Typhus, Typhoid Fever or Avian Influenza? What plague killed the father of the Parthenon?
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Portrait of Pericles 1st century BCE Roman copy of 5th century BCE Greek original from Lesbos .  Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Note: this is a crosspost from one of my other history blogs, History's M...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 Portrait of Pericles 1st century BCE Roman copy of 5th century BCE Greek original from Lesbos.  Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Note: this is a crosspost from one of my ot...
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Feasts, Dancing and Tournaments Draw Medieval History Enthusiasts
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 The Middle Ages has attracted a lot of history enthusiasts and over 30,000 have gone on to relive this vibrant historical period by joining the Society for Creative Anachronism ,  an international organizat...
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Review: Hero of Rome by Douglas Jackson
A historical fiction review by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 When I first met Gaius Valerius Verrens in the opening chapters of "Hero of Rome" by Scottish author Douglas Jackson , he was leading his cohort into a Silurian hill fort bristling with Celtic spears on a ...
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Review: The Iron Hand of Mars by Lindsey Davis
A historical fiction review by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 I first listened to an unabridged version of Lindsey Davis' " Iron Hand of Mars " back in 2005 and wrote an article about the historical context then. But, I've incorporated and rewritten much of that info...
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photographer, writer, editor, software designer, database solutions designer, website designer
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photographer, writer, editor, software design, database solutions designer, website designer
Employment
  • Self - Freelance
    Writer/Photographer, 2008 - present
  • University of Oregon
    Director of Network and Information Systems, 1988 - 2009
  • Ron Sticka, Attorney
    case analyst, 1988 - 1989
  • Restaurant Management Company
    asst to the VP, Grandy's Division, 1985 - 1988
  • Last Frontier Ranch
    Owner, 1978 - 1984
  • Burns Times-Herald
    Photojournalist, 1979 - 1982
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Springfield, OR
Previously
Bandon, OR - Burns, OR - Wichita, KS - San Diego, CA - 29 Palms, CA
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"What we do in life echoes through eternity"
Introduction
I am passionate about technology, education and history, particularly ancient history.  I am constantly exploring ways to use technology to enhance the learning environment and am particularly ecstatic when I can develop a technology to advance the study of ancient history.Follow me on Twitter!  Comments or Questions:  mharrsch@uoregon.edu
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Member of the Emerald Photographic Society and Nature Photographers of the Pacific Northwest
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  • University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon State College, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Butler County Community College, Bandon K-12 Schools
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Maiden Name: Mary Lou Turner