History

Blog posts, podcasts and videos/vlogs on history, covering topics in archaeology, anthropology, paleontology, genetic history, ancientDNA, DNA, history of civilizations and nations, as well as history of science


Coffee cup and coffee beans from Unsplash

The Story of Coffee

The Story of Coffee blog about the history of the beverage & coffee houses from Ethiopia & Yemen to Europe. How it was part of a social revolution.

Seated woman of Catalhoyuk, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

Video Episode 19 | Mother Goddesses – When Women were Worshipped

Mother Goddess figurines from across the globe signify a time when women were worshipped. Women-centered fertility cults existed for millennia and even flowed into Christianity and Neo-pagan religions

8000-year-old figurine from Catalhoyuk. Catalhoyuk Research Project

Podcast Episode 22 | Mother Goddess – When Women Were Worshipped

Podcast on Mother Goddess figurines from across the globe signify a time when women were worshipped. Women-centered fertility cults existed for millennia and even flowed into Christianity and Neo-paga...

Map of Pakistan in Asia

Pakistan becomes an independent country – 1947

August 14, 1947 Pakistan becomes an independent county, separates from India, British rulers leave the sub-continent after almost 200 years.

This image of the Berlin Wall was taken in 1986 by Thierry Noir at Bethaniendamm in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a literal symbol of the iron curtain and the cold war, which divided east and west Germany. It was built in 1961 and fell in 1989.

Burn the Witch by 360onhsitory.com

Video Episode 17 | Burn The Witch – A Brief History of Paranoia

Short video info-graphic on the European and American witch trials of the 15th and 16th centuries, including those in Salem, Massachusetts.

Human computers

Fantastic Women Series – NASA’s Computers

NASA's Computers. One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him: How a group of women heroes helped put a man on the moon.

Apollo 11 aboard Saturn V rocket - July 16, 1969

Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969

On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11, carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was launched on its epic journey to the moon.

Rosetta Stone at the British Museum. Image 360onhistory.com

Rosetta Stone Rediscovered – July 15-16, 1799

The Rosetta Stone was rediscovered on July 15-16, 1799 by Napoleon's soldiers in Egypt. It is a stele inscribed with a decree, issued in 196 BC in Memphis.

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