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Thomas Småberg
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"In the 1980s and 1990s, you went from no #BronzeAge mines being known in #Britain at all, to – suddenly – a lot of small #mines being discovered," says Alan Williams of the University of Liverpool's Department of #Archaeology in the UK, whose PhD research focuses on the #GreatOrme. "And then the star in the crown was basically the Great Orme, which grew to be much bigger than all of the others and, in fact, is one of the biggest in all of Europe. It turned out to be the Stonehenge of #copper #mining."
Thousands of years before the Industrial Revolution, people were mining for metal on an industrial scale
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One of the earliest #AngloSaxon Christian burial sites in #Britain has been discovered in a village outside #Cambridge. The grave of a teenage girl from the mid 7th century AD has an extraordinary combination of two extremely rare finds: a ‘bed burial’ and an early Christian artefact in the form of a stunning gold and garnet cross. - See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/mystery-of-anglo-saxon-teen-buried-in-bed-with-gold-cross#sthash.Br34TIL7.dpuf

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Extraordinary 7th century discovery on outskirts of Cambridge offers unique insights into the origins of English Christianity.
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Babylonian astronomers calculated the position of Jupiter using geometry 1,400 years before the technique was previously believed to have been developed, according to an expert.

http://buff.ly/1KKG6y9 #Babylonians #Babylon #Astronomy #Jupiter #History #AncientHistory #HistoryNews
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These are amazing! #Bladerunner 
A massive gallery of behind-the-scenes Blade Runner slides has been uploaded to the internet, revealing a teeny, tiny world of space blimps and flying cars, all crafted with special care and beautiful attention to detail.
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Our solar system still has vast expanses just waiting to be explored. Here are a few things we have planned for 2016: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/136468217989/solar-system-2016-preview #NASABeyond
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An intact Etruscan tomb, complete with sarcophagi, a full array of grave goods and a mysterious marble head, has has been brought to light in the Umbria region of Italy, in what promises to be one of the most important archaeological findings in recent history.

http://buff.ly/1SH9wBU #Italy #Archaeology #Etruscan #History #AncientHistory #Discovery #HistoryNews
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A Cavalcade of Inspiring Ideas for Kicking up Learning and Enhancing Engagement in Your Classroom!
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A unique ancient funerary boat has been unearthed near the Abusir pyramids, Egypt’s Antiquities Minister said in a statement. The vessel dates to about 2550 B.C. and was discovered by archaeologists excavating a large mastaba, or ancient tomb, in a cemetery of the Old Kingdom officials in Abusir, south of the Giza plateau.

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Medieval online courses 2016
Here are ten free MOOCs (Massive open online courses) that you can enroll in during the first three months of 2016
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Surprising archaeological finds are breaking new ground in our understanding of #Jesus’s time—and the revolution he launched 2,000 years ago http://buff.ly/1OwD29P

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Surprising archaeological finds are breaking new ground in our understanding of Jesus’s time—and the revolution he launched 2,000 years ago
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In its heyday Verulamium was the third largest city in Roman Britain. The city was founded on the ancient Celtic site of Verlamion (meaning ‘settlement above the marsh’), a late Iron Age settlement and major center of the Catuvellauni tribe. After the Roman invasion of 43 AD, the city was renamed Verulamium and became one of the largest and most prosperous towns in the province of Britannia. In around AD 50, Verulamium was granted the rank of municipium, meaning its citizens had “Latin Rights”.

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Anyone with an interest in Roman Britain should have St Albans on top of their list of places to visit including the Verulamium Museum.
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Lecturer and researcher in History at university level
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  • Malmö University
    Senior Lecturer
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Lund, Sverige
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Göteborg, Sverige - Brastad, Sverige
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Associate Professor of History. I´m a Senior Lecturer at Malmö University.
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My research has a focus on ritual, performance, political culture, power structures and social network relationships. I´m currently a senior lecturer at Malmö University, Sweden, where I´m also the coordinator for the department of Historical studies.
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Originally from Brastad, Bohuslän, famous for its rock carvings
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  • Göteborg University
    Ph.D in History
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