Category Archives: Archaeology and Anthropology

Neanderthal Nature Show!

I discovered this documentary a few years back, but never wrote about it. I like to watch it from time to time because I love the style they made it in. Unlike many documentaries, it is far from the dry … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Funniest Archaeology Jokes in Honor of International Archaeology Day!

10. I loved the concept of a “tablet” from the ancient world being mixed with a modern one :) 9. So true, there’s so much we don’t know from the past, and can only imagine the reasons behind some of … Continue reading

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Sometimes, It’s The Little Things that Stand Out The Most…

Many scholars say that they wish to get the most intimate and personal view of the peoples and cultures they study. Who doesn’t want to feel “in the moment”, like we were standing there alongside our historical subjects? Perhaps dream … Continue reading

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Blog Roll Please…

I take pride in the work and dedication I invest all the time into making History is Interesting an interesting and insightful blog for history buffs out there! However, I have not, as of yet, given due credit to the … Continue reading

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Studying Human Remains and The Controversy: An Argument For Continued Research

Archaeological discoveries captivate our imaginations as we wonder about the people and how they lived long ago. As we find all sorts of different objects, we can imagine the story behind them, how people used them and if the find … Continue reading

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The Cultural Context of Genesis Part II

As in the previous post, “The Cultural Context of Genesis”, John Walton makes the excellent point that one cannot disregard the original culture a text as written in. This goes beyond just religious texts, but can also apply to any … Continue reading

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The Cultural Context of Genesis

Just by chance, I stumbled upon a cool insight into the study of the Bible in a secular light. The Genesis narrative is well known to many being in a Judaeo-Christian society and tells how the world came into being. … Continue reading

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