Renaissance Science – IV — The Renaissance Mathematicus (Reblog)

We have now reached the period of history that the majority of people automatically think of when the hear or read the name, The Renaissance. The majority probably also think, when the hear the term, of a period in European art history, often called the Italian Renaissance, doing which the great artists Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael […]

Renaissance Science – IV — The Renaissance Mathematicus

Sketches of Superstitions, Saturday, February 15, 1840, pp.30-31. — Random Scottish History (Reblog)

[Chambers’ Edinburgh Journal Contents] SKETCHES OF SUPERSTITIONS. THE DRUIDS.    INTERESTING as are the ancient superstitions and theological fables of Scandinavia, a notice of which formed the subject of the last paper in this series, British readers cannot but feel a still greater interest in the history of Druidism, the superstition which flourished peculiarly among […]

Sketches of Superstitions, Saturday, February 15, 1840, pp.30-31. — Random Scottish History

ARTICLE ABOUT Hawkwind FROM New Musical Express, January 16, 1971 — My Things – Music history for those who are able to read. (Reblog)

You have to give this band a LOT of credit for sticking to their guns. No – they never became a “trendy” band, but just for that reason alone you need to check them out! There are some good stuff among their huge musical output. Read on! Hawkwind – music more important than money By […]

ARTICLE ABOUT Hawkwind FROM New Musical Express, January 16, 1971 — My Things – Music history for those who are able to read.

There’s more to reading than just looking at the words — The Renaissance Mathematicus (Reblog)

When I first became interested in the history of mathematics, now literally a lifetime ago, it was dominated by a big events, big names approach to the discipline. It was also largely presentist, only interested in those aspects of the history that are still relevant in the present. As well as this, it was internalist […]

There’s more to reading than just looking at the words — The Renaissance Mathematicus

#saturnalia_the_video — ZLR_BETRIEBSIMPERIUM (Reblog)

A winter festivity in ancient Rome, Saturnalia combined fun, partying, gift sharing and love. ZLR Betriebsimperium gives its own interpretation of the feast to honor god Saturn. Enjoy!

#saturnalia_the_video — ZLR_BETRIEBSIMPERIUM

Viking Christmas — Bryn Donovan (Reblog)

How did the Norse Yule turn into a Viking Christmas celebration? In 940 to 961 AD, Haakon the Good was the king of Norway, and during his reign, the English court introduced him to Christianity. Haakon then tried to convert the rest of Norway. It must’ve been such an interesting time, with Viking Yule (or […]

Viking Christmas — Bryn Donovan

The Breton Cinderella’s Steel Shoes — Bonjour From Brittany (Reblog)

For centuries, tales of unjustly treated heroines, eventually finding happiness, have featured in the traditions of cultures worldwide. In Europe, the best known example is probably the tale of Cinderella. Variants of this story abound and one of several versions found in Brittany is the tale of the Grey Wolf’s Wife.

The Breton Cinderella’s Steel Shoes — Bonjour From Brittany

Thanksgiving: 26th November 2020 – Illuminate – “One small candle” — Bassetlaw Christian Heritage (Reblog)

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Mayflower Pilgrims in North America. For this year’s Pilgrims Festival, we are inviting people to safely display battery-powered lights in their windows on the evening of 26th November (Thanksgiving), photograph them, and share them on social media with the hashtag #OneSmallCandle, or send by […]

Thanksgiving: 26th November 2020 – Illuminate – “One small candle” — Bassetlaw Christian Heritage

How Mayflower Compact Influenced The American Concept Of Rule Of Law — PA Pundits – International (Reblog)

By Angela Sailor ~ A group of scholars meets this week to discuss the impact of the Mayflower Compact—signed 400 years ago last week, on Nov. 11, 1620—on the American concept of the rule of law. The Heritage Foundation and the Religious Freedom Institute are co-hosting the second event in a webinar series exploring the […]

How Mayflower Compact Influenced The American Concept Of Rule Of Law — PA Pundits – International