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Statue of Grace O Malley in Westport House by Bastun Wikimedia

Fantastic Women Series – Grace O’Malley: Pirate Queen l Blogpost

Meet Grace O'Malley the Pirate Queen of Ireland. She has been forgotton by history but is remembered in Irish songs and folktales.

Plain of Jars site 1. Image: Shewan L, O’Reilly D, Armstrong R, Toms P, Webb J, Beavan N, et al. (2021)

The Plain of Giant Jars in Laos l Blogpost

The Plain of Giant Jars in Laos (Lao PDR) houses the most mysterious megalithic structures in Southeast Asia. There are over 90 sites, each with up to 400 jars. There purpose is not known. Now a new s...

Plate tectonic evolution from 1 Billion years ago to the present.

Video l One Billion Years of Continental Drift in 40 Seconds l Shifting Tectonic Plates

Watch One Billion Years of Continental Drift in 40 Secs. The video shows Shifting Tectonic Plates as they move over the course Earth's history and how they interacted with each other.

Caroline Herschel, First Professional Female Astronomer

Fantastic Women Series – Caroline Herschel First Professional Female Astronomer l Blogpost

Caroline Herschel was the First Professional Female Astronomer who discovered comets and star clusters in the 18th century and the first to be awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Society.

Etruscan clothing on Dancers from the walls of the Etruscan Tomb of the Triclinium, Tarquinia, central Italy. c. 470 BCE by The Yorck Project

Video l Forget the Romans, Meet the Etruscans l History l Mediterranean

The Etruscans were the main civilisation in Italy before the Roman Empire, with their own unique culture and language. The Romans conquered them but also adopted many of their practices.

A decorative end roof tile in the form of a maenad from the Etruscan Portonaccio Temple at Veii, central Italy. 510 BCE. (National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia, Rome)

Podcast Episode 32 l Forget the Romans, Meet the Etruscans

Podcast Episode Fon the Etruscans, a history of the people of Italy before the Roman Empire.

Ink pen writing on paper for blogpost The Alphabet by 360onhistory.com

Video l The History of the Alphabet

Infographic video and blogpost on the History of Writing and the origin of the alphabet. From Egypt to Lebanon and rest of the world.

Mary Wollstonecraft by John Opie 1790-1791

Podcast Episode 26 l Fantastic Women Series – Mary Wollstonecraft

Podcast on Mary Wollstonecraft, considered a pioneer of feminism, a philosopher and writer, who advocated education and rights for women.

Mary Wollstonecraft painting by John Opie 1797

Video Fantastic Women Series – Mary Wollstonecraft

We have all heard of Frankenstein, a novel that can be considered the first true science fiction story, written by Mary Shelley in 1818. But perhaps not many of us will know of Mary Shelley’s mother M...

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