Archive for: December 2017

Ancient festive feasts: midwinter celebrations at the time of Stonehenge

Reconstruction showing how Stonehenge might have looked at sunset on the winter solstice in about 2200 BC.
Posted:
21 December 2017
Posted By:
Dr Lizzie Wright
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History Uncovered

When you’re tucking into your celebratory feasts over the festive break, don’t forget that midwinter celebrations are nothing new. People of many cultures and religions have been feasting at this time of year for thousands of cheap cialis levitra viagra years. It’s no coincidence that the Christian festival of Christmas ...

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Relax like a Roman

Posted:
18 December 2017
Posted By:
Andrew Roberts
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History Uncovered

Want some inspiration on how to spend some of your hard earned holiday? Look to the Romans. They generic levitra promotion on sale really knew how to relax. Today people head to spas, shows or sporting events to unwind from the stresses of daily life. It wasn’t too different for the inhabitants of Roman Britain. Take a trip to...

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What’s on the table? Christmas turkey in Victorian England

A Christmas turkey by QUOI Media Group via https://www.flickr.com/photos/49698777@N02/5289972209
Posted:
6 December 2017
Posted By:
Annie Gray
Categories:
History Uncovered

In Britain we tend to think of a ‘traditional’ Christmas dinner as all about the female viagra sildenafil turkey. The bird has been associated with winter feasting since the late Tudor era, but it wasn't until the 20th century that it became quite so obligatory buying cialis next day delivery on December 25th. Even in the Victorian period, turkey was ...

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