General History Quiz 211

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General History Quiz 210

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Ancient DNA reveals the earliest evidence of the last massive human migration to Western Europe

Reading time: 6 minutes Nomadic animal-herders from the Eurasian steppe mingled with Copper Age farmers in southeastern Europe centuries earlier ...

General History Quiz 209

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General History Quiz 208

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Forget ‘Man the Hunter’ – physiological and archaeological evidence rewrites assumptions about a gendered division of labor in prehistoric times

Reading time: 8 minutes Prehistoric men hunted; prehistoric women gathered. At least this is the standard narrative written by and ...

General History Quiz 207

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General History Quiz 206

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General History Quiz 205

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General History Quiz 204

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The discovery of the lost city of ‘the Dazzling Aten’ will offer vital clues about domestic and urban life in Ancient Egypt

Reading time: 6 minutes An almost 3,400-year-old industrial, royal metropolis, “the Dazzling Aten”, has been found on the west bank ...

General History Quiz 203

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General History Quiz 202

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Swedish Viking hoard: how the discovery of single Norman coin expands our knowledge of French history

Reading time: 5 minutes In the autumn of 2020, I was contacted by the field archaeology unit of the Swedish ...

General History Quiz 201

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In a first discovery of its kind, researchers have uncovered an ancient Aboriginal archaeological site preserved on the seabed

Reading time: 7 minutes For most of the human history of Australia, sea levels were much lower than they are ...

General History Quiz 200

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General History Quiz 199

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General History Quiz 198

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General History Quiz 197

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General History Quiz 196

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General History Quiz 195

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An incredible journey: the first people to arrive in Australia came in large numbers, and on purpose

Reading time: 5 minutes The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what ...

Christmas History Quiz 2023

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General History Quiz 194

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Game Of Dominoes: Australia’s Security And The Cold War 1947-1991 Conference

Two-Day Conference – 13th & 14th APRIL 2024 - Melbourne This conference, organised by Military History & Heritage Victoria and ...

General History Quiz 193

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Stonehenge first stood in Wales: how archaeologists proved parts of the 5,000 year-old stone circle were imported

Reading time: 6 minutes According to Geoffrey of Monmouth, whose History of the Kings of Britain was written in 1136, ...

General History Quiz 192

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General History Quiz 191

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WW2 History Quiz

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General History Quiz 190

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General History Quiz 189

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Ancient humans may have paused in Arabia for 30,000 years on their way out of Africa

Reading time: 4 minutes Most scientists agree modern humans developed in Africa, more than 200,000 years ago, and that a ...

General History Quiz 188

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General History Quiz 187

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General History Quiz 186

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General History Quiz 185

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Are we learning the wrong lessons from history?

Reading time: 7 minutes Can historians influence government policy? Should they? And, if so, what kinds of historical knowledge should ...

General History Quiz 184

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General History Quiz 183

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Linguistics locates the beginnings of the Austronesian expansion – with Indigenous seafaring people in eastern Taiwan

Reading time: 5 minutes The study of Indigenous languages spoken in maritime South-East Asia today has shed new light on ...

General History Quiz 182

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General History Quiz 181

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General History Quiz 180

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5,700 years of sea-level change in Micronesia hint at humans arriving much earlier than we thought

Reading time: 4 minutes Sea levels in Micronesia rose much faster over the past 5,000 years than previously thought, according ...

The original kamikaze: Kublai Khan’s invasion shipwreck found?

Reading time: 4 minutes Archaeologists from the University of the Ryukyus in Japan have discovered part of a 13th century ...

General History Quiz 179

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Have humans always gone to war?

Reading time: 5 minutes The question of whether warfare is encoded in our genes, or appeared as a result of ...

General History Quiz 178

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General History Quiz 177

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Volcanoes, plague, famine and endless winter: Welcome to 536, what historians and scientists believe was the ‘worst year to be alive’

Reading time: 5 minutes It’s only February and already 2022 is shaping up badly. A huge volcanic eruption off the ...

General History Quiz 176

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General History Quiz 175

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General History Quiz 174

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Returning looted artefacts will finally restore heritage to the brilliant cultures that made them

Reading time: 6 minutes European museums are under mounting pressure to return the irreplaceable artefacts plundered during colonial times. As ...

General History Quiz 173

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General History Quiz 172

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General History Quiz 171

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General History Quiz 170

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Map of the Pacific, 1697

General History Quiz 169

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With Academic History in Crisis, can Departments Pivot to Reach Interested Audiences?

Reading time: 4 minutes When you work in higher education, people will tell you what they think of your discipline ...

General History Quiz 168

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Reconstruction of a hunter-gatherer associated with the Gravettian culture. Tom Bjoerklund

We thought the first hunter-gatherers in Europe went missing during the last ice age. Now, ancient DNA analysis says otherwise

Reading time: 5 minutes Hunter-gatherers took shelter from the ice age in Southwestern Europe, but were replaced on the Italian ...

General History Quiz 167

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Spain’s new memory law dredges up a painful chapter of Spain’s often forgotten ties to Nazis

Reading time: 6 minutes Walking down a tree-lined street in the Poble Sec neighborhood of Barcelona, one might easily miss ...

General History Quiz 166

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DNA reveals large migration into Scandinavia during the Viking age

Reading time: 5 minutes We often think of the Vikings as ultimate explorers, taking their culture with them to far-off ...

General History Quiz 165

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Regimes Around the World are Manipulating History and Threatening Historians

Reading time: 6 minutes The past is back at the center of today’s politics. The invasion of Ukraine by Russian ...

General History Quiz 164

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General History Quiz 163

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General History Quiz 162

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General History Quiz 161

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General History Quiz 160

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General History Quiz 159

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General History Quiz 158

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General History Quiz 157

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General History Quiz 156

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General History Quiz 155

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General History Quiz 154

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General History Quiz 153

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General History Quiz 152

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General History Quiz 151

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What we’re finding as we excavate Halmyris, a frontier fort of the Roman Empire

Reading time: 5 minutes Nationalism is resurging across Europe, and with it has come increasing attention on the vulnerable outer ...

General History Quiz 150

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General History Quiz 149

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General History Quiz 148

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General History Quiz 147

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General History Quiz 146

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General History Quiz 145

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General History Quiz 144

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General History Quiz 143

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Christmas History Quiz 2022

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General History Quiz 142

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General History Quiz 141

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General History Quiz 140

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General History Quiz 139

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General History Quiz 138

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General History Quiz 137

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