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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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Review: The Last Roman: Vengeance by Jack Ludlow
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Before Belisarius became the famous general that recaptured much of the western Roman Empire for the emperor Justinian , he was a youth on the cusp of manhood in Durostorum (now called Silistra in Bulgaria)...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. Before Belisarius became the famous general that recaptured much of the western Roman Empire for the emperor Justinian, he was a youth on the cusp of manhood in Durostorum (now called Silistra in Bulgaria), an outpost of the Eastern Roman Empire ...
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Extending the Learning Environment: Virtual Professors in Education
A technology resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2005 For those of you interested in artificial intelligence development, here is an archive copy of a presentation I gave in 2005 (I'm consolidating my online contributions!) Extending the Learning
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Review: Dragon Blade (DVD, Blu-Ray and HDX)
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Last night I had the dubious "opportunity" to view " Dragon Blade " starring Jackie Chan , John Cusack and Adrien Brody . I think the 1/2 star rating I gave this epic misadventure on Vudu says it all - main...
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Review: Daughters of Rome by Kate Quinn
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 The momentous Year of the Four Emperors , 69 CE, has attracted a number of historical fiction authors.  This year alone I have read three different novels using the events preceding the rise of the Flavian ...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. The momentous Year of the Four Emperors, 69 CE, has attracted a number of historical fiction authors. This year alone I have read three different novels using the events preceding the rise of the Flavian dynasty as a framework for their stories, ...
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E-book Review: Inside the Egyptian Museum by Dr. Zahi Hawass
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 A couple of weeks ago I noticed Dr. Zahi Hawass had released an e-book version of " Inside the Egyptian Museum Pt 1 ".  The e-book is the first of four e-books that will be released highlighting the collect...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. A couple of weeks ago I noticed Dr. Zahi Hawass had released an e-book version of "Inside the Egyptian Museum Pt 1". The e-book is the first of four e-books that will be released highlighting the collections of the Egyptian Museum.
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Upcoming presentations: Ice cores and dendochronology correlate climate change to human conflict in the ancient world
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 I received an announcement of two upcoming presentations from researchers at the Yale Climate and Energy Institute (YCEI) that sound really fascinating.  On Monday, November 16, 2015 Francis Ludlow will pre...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. I received an announcement of two upcoming presentations from researchers at the Yale Climate and Energy Institute (YCEI) that sound really fascinating. On Monday, November 16, 2015 Francis Ludlow will present information he has gleaned from the ...
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Mary, I wanted to see if I could find a larger resolution of the chart you posted and found this site, which has a version of it. The site is a mile long filled with links to fascinating subjects involving antiquity. If you're ever bored some day, you'd probably get lost here. Are you familiar with the group?   http://planet.atlantides.org/maia/
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Extending the Learning Environment: Virtual Professors in Education
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Was the Myth of Roman Discipline Responsible for French Decimations in World War I?
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 In my struggle to try to understand the conflicts in the Middle East, I recently watched a three-part documentary produced by Al Jazeera entitled " World War I Through Arab Eyes".  About 30 minutes into the...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. In my struggle to try to understand the conflicts in the Middle East, I recently watched a three-part documentary produced by Al Jazeera entitled "World War I Through Arab Eyes". About 30 minutes into the first installment I was stunned by an ...
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Knole House receiving needed TLC
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Knole House served as a country palace and hunting lodge for English Kings Henry VIII and James II .  Photograph by Mary Harrsch  © 2008 I was really pleased to see in the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of Archaeology ...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 Knole House served as a country palace and hunting lodge for English Kings Henry VIII and James II. Photograph by Mary Harrsch © 2008 I was really pleased to see in the Jan/F...
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The Importance of Capturing Family Oral Histories
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 My Dad, Joseph W. Turner Jr., with his beloved Indian motorcyle about 1934. Just got an email from Baylor University today reminding me how important capturing family oral histories is for future generation...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 My Dad, Joseph W. Turner Jr., with his beloved Indian motorcyle about 1934. Just got an email from Baylor University today reminding me how important capturing family oral his...
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Review: Vespasian: Rome's Executioner by Robert Fabbri
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 I didn't realize it but I guess I started this series about one of Rome's "good" emperors with book 2 of the series.  However, the story, woven around the downfall of the infamous Praetorian Prefect Sejanus...
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Review: Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction by Karen Radner
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Years ago I somehow acquired the idea that the Assyrians were a fierce and brutal warrior society whose military had conquered much of the ancient Near East that lay between the kingdoms of Ur and the might...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. Years ago I somehow acquired the idea that the Assyrians were a fierce and brutal warrior society whose military had conquered much of the ancient Near East that lay between the kingdoms of Ur and the mighty Hittite Empire of Anatolia.
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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
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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