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by Comyn
Sun Jun 04, 2023 8:54 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Video: Comparing Gaulish with some modern Celtic languages
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Views: 3157

Video: Comparing Gaulish with some modern Celtic languages

Done in a sort of game show format, the host speaks out a sentence in Gaulish and speakers of various modern day Celtic languages attempt to figure out the meaning. They don't have a dedicated Irish speaker but the Manx teacher also speaks Irish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI_4GOYFlVc Gaulish.p...
by Comyn
Thu Mar 02, 2023 7:04 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Bronze coin purse
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Views: 2379

Bronze coin purse

Archaeological State Collection in Munich Found in Gde. Manching, district Pfaffenhofen ad Ilm, Reg.-Bez. Upper Bavaria in 1972 circa 200BC 4.3x3.3 cm It was originally sealed with an organic material, presumably a leather strap. The diameter of the smallest coin is 6.5mm coin-purse.png from https:/...
by Comyn
Wed Jul 13, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Time Team at Emain Macha
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Views: 3054

Time Team at Emain Macha

Time Team, Season 3 Episode 5 The Hunt For The Lost Irish Palace Time Team is a show that ran on Channel 4 in the UK from 1994 to 2014 (recently revived online) which did archaeological investigations over a weekend at various sites (mostly in England). The team changed from week to week but it was...
by Comyn
Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:02 am
Forum: Library
Topic: Saxons - Asser's The Life of King Alfred
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Views: 4167

Re: Saxons - Asser's The Life of King Alfred

It is also spelled Gothrun in some sources. He is called the "king of the pagans" by Alfred, but he actually was in England because his bid for the Danish throne had failed, so instead he led a sizable army of Danes in the 870s across England choosing a new locale (about 100 miles away) ea...
by Comyn
Wed Jun 22, 2022 9:09 am
Forum: Library
Topic: Saxons - Asser's The Life of King Alfred
Replies: 2
Views: 4167

Saxons - Asser's The Life of King Alfred

Alfred, alone of Anglo-Saxon kings, inspired a full-length biography, written in 893, by the Welsh scholar Asser. This work contains much valuable information, and it reveals that Alfred laboured throughout under the burden of recurrent, painful illness; and beneath Asser’s rhetoric can be seen a m...
by Comyn
Sun Jun 12, 2022 6:50 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Revisiting Guedelon castle
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Views: 3201

Revisiting Guedelon castle

It's been many years since the BBC special about this project so it's awesome to see how far they have come since then.

https://youtu.be/Ajqort8ldXA

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by Comyn
Tue Feb 01, 2022 6:46 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Virtual Winter University - Midrealm (via zoom)
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Views: 3436

Virtual Winter University - Midrealm (via zoom)

Midrealm's winter RUM event in Fairborn Ohio is scheduled for Feb 12, 2022
Of interest to others is that their A&S will have a virtual component.
Zoom links to be published on Feb 9 on their schedule page:
The schedule lists several classes which might be of interest.
by Comyn
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Library
Topic: FTP Site
Replies: 1
Views: 5264

Re: FTP Site

This area was retired sometime last year. All PDFs and scans were downloaded at that time and archived.
by Comyn
Fri May 29, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Castell Henllys
Replies: 1
Views: 4490

Castell Henllys

I've been following this guy for a long time. He usually covers tiny houses but he started doing a series on ancient houses and did a nice tour of Castell Henllys in Wales (link to the official park website). This first episode takes us to Castell Henllys, An Iron Age Fort in Pembrokeshire, Wales. B...
by Comyn
Sun May 10, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Geological Map of Ireland
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Views: 3849

Geological Map of Ireland

Just thought I'd leave this here.
from https://twitter.com/geo_spatialist/stat ... 9706447872

Geological map of Ireland founded on the maps of the Geological Survey of Sir Richard Griffith and of Profr. J. Beete Jukes / by Edward Hull,M.A. F.R.S - 1878
GeologicalMap_Ireland.jpg