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Cypriot Poppy Flask

Ure Museum, 2004.10.1. Date: c.1300-1100 BCE. Shape: Flask Material: Terracotta Plastic decoration (snake or poppy stems and buds) on body suggests Egyptian influence or origin. There are...
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A monk from Melrose? St Cuthbert and the Scots in the later middle ages, c. 1371–1560

A monk from Melrose? St Cuthbert and the Scots in the later middle ages, c. 1371–1560Turpie, TomThe Innes Review, 62.1 (2011): 47–69 AbstractDuring the early and central middle ages St Cuthbert of Durham (d. 687) was arguably the most important local saint in northern England and southern Scotland. His cult encompassed a region approximately corresponding to the ancient kingdom of Northumbria.
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Cossatot AO-77 - History

CossatotA river in Arkansas.(AO-77: dp. 6,782, 1. 620& 39;, b. 68& 39;; dr. 30& 39;10& 34;; s. 16 k.cpl. 229; a. 1 6& 34;, 4 3& 34;; cl. Suamico)Cossatot (AO-77) was launched as Fort Necessity 28 February 1943 by Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., under a Maritime Commission contract; sponsored by Mrs.
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James W. Earl’s Thinking About Beowulf: Ten Years Later

James W. Earl’s Thinking About Beowulf: Ten Years LaterJoy, Eileen A.The Heroic Age, Issue 8 (June 2005)AbstractIn The Possession at Loudon, a cultural history of the demonic possession of the Ursuline nuns of Loudon, France in the 1630s, the French historian Michel de Certeau wrote that the historian “would be fooling himself if he believed he was rid of that strangeness internal to history by placing it somewhere on the outside, far from us, in a past closed with the last ‘aberrations’ of yesteryear” (Certeau 2000, 227).
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Defense Walls of Amberd Fortress

Although the architecture of Amberd Fortress in what is present-day Armenia looks simple, its medieval walls were constructed from massive basalt tiles, which protected the fortress invasions and sieges...
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