Category Archives: Helping Make History More Interesting

Salvete Amici!!! :)

Hello friends (in English)! I have been busy as mentioned before, and am working on a more substantial post now I found an idea that you all will enjoy, I hope. A little spoiler alert: It is again touching on … Continue reading

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History is Interesting’s 4th Anniversary!

Can you believe it’s been 4 years of blogging about history? I can’t! In 4 years, I’ve covered from pre-history up to modern history! Since my interests in history go by time period, I focus on an time frame, such … Continue reading

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Helping Make History More Interesting: Mary Beard and Joyce Reynolds

As a huge history buff and passionate about the study of history and related disciplines, like linguistics, comparative religion, archaeology, anthropology etc., it is inspiring and immensely fascinating to learn more about prominent scholars in various fields. I’ve covered some … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation: The Importance of Cultural Context

I have made the point before that cultural context matters when trying to ascribe meaning to something someone from a distant time period or foreign culture has to say. Cultural context refers to what something means in the particular culture … Continue reading

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Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek

You may have noticed that some of my more recent posts have to do with Ancient Greece and the classical world. I have become more interested in that time period again, only instead of the Romans like last year, currently … Continue reading

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Yes, Kids Can Handle Darker Themes in Movies…

Two movies I personally find to be a goldmine of deep themes and intellectual richness for children are The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Disney, and The Prince of Egypt by Dreamworks. The Hunchback of Notre Dame The Hunchback of … Continue reading

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You’re Not Alone…

Human nature makes us wonder about if others are like us. I think that’s what ultimately drives the search for alien life out there. Aside from the very intriguing scientific possibility of different kinds of life from our own on … Continue reading

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