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Link "BAD ARCHAEOLOGY"

“Bad Archaeology: exposing frauds, misconceptions and distortions.” This site maintains that “Bad Archaeology is all around us. Many of its ideas...

Plato, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Timaeus, Critias, Archaeology view
Course Africa: Cradle Of Humanity

As Charles Darwin rightly predicted, Africa is the cradle of humanity, not only of our own species but also of the very first members of our...

Africa, Archaeology, behavior, Evolution, hominin view
Course Anglo-Saxon Archaeology

This course explores the archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England from the end of Roman Britain in the fifth century to...

Anglo-Saxon, Archaeology, hoard, sutton hoo view
Course Archaeology of Ancient Rome

What was life like in the ancient city of Rome? What did the buildings look like and how were they constructed and used? This five-week course...

Archaeology, Rome view
Image collection Saite official, c. 570-526 BCE, Saite official, c. 570-526 BCE

[Plato, Timaeus 21e] Critias replied, ‘In Egypt, at the apex of the Delta, where the stream of the River Nile divides, there is an...

Atlantis, Plato, Sais, Egypt, Solon, Herodotus, Critias, Timaeus, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience view
Link Britanni: Continuing Education Resources - Early Medieval Britain

Tutor's Website, containing additional resources relating to Early Medieval Western Britain

Archaeology, History, Early Medieval, Early Middle Ages, Early Christian, Late Antiquity, Dark Age, Welsh History, Celtic Studies, 5th century, 6th century, 7th century, Late Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Wessex, Wales, Cornwall, Devon, Wiltshire, Dorset, Avon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Hillforts view
Course Deserted Villages and the Black Death

During the later Middle Ages hundreds of English villages were deserted. In this course, using archaeological, archival and literary sources, we...

Archaeology, Middle ages view
Link ERYTHEIA: THE 'RED LAND'

Erytheia, the sea-circled mythical ‘Red Land’ located out in the far west beyond the mighty earth-encircling river Oceanus, occassionally excites...

Atlantis, Erytheia, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience view
Course From Civilisation to Barbarism? Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages

Did collapse, crisis, and ‘Celtic’ culture characterise post-Roman western Britain? How Roman was ‘British’ society during the 5th - 7th centuries...

Archaeology, Early Medieval, Dark Age, Celtic, Roman, Hillforts, 5th century, 6th century, 7th century, Early Middle Ages, Early Christian, History, Late Antiquity, Cultural Identity, Ethnic Identity, Anglo-Saxon, Celtic Studies, Social Identity, Material Culture, Household Archaeology, Romano-British, Byzantine, Migration Period view
Link HERODOTUS ON ECBATANA

One major city in the Persian Empire that Herodotus describes, and which might have had a bearing on Plato’s description of Atlantis-ville, was...

Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Ecbatana, Ancient Greek, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Ancient history view
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