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got an email from senior scholar talking about the ancient PTSD debate and said he was on Team Rees- I seem to have become a brand, not sure what that means and where my 'Team' stands in the debate. Either way, I like it, come join the 'Team'! #twitterstorians #Classics #GoTeamWellcome Collection@ExploreWellcome
the pitfalls of retrospective and historic diagnoses! @hagenilda is at it again, great stuff. Martin Luther, John Bunyan, Charles Darwin, all the big guns are on show it seems!
It can be comforting to know that your suffering has a history. But as Dr Joanne Edge reveals, diagnosing mental disorders in the past, using the frame of the present, can be a tricky and potentially unethical enterprise. https://t.co/fHWTXutGUr
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Just a quick blog to say I have another article published on the Amazon myths. It is published with a newcomer to the magazine market, myHistory Digest, and they have done a brilliant job (at least I think so). The … Continue reading
Book being read: Plato, The Laws New article out: O. Rees, “Horse(wo)men of the Steppes: The Amazons“, Ancient Warfare Magazine I was at an ancient warfare conference in Aberystwyth not that long ago (which was brilliant by the way) when … Continue reading
Book being read; back to Thucydides at the moment I’m afraid New article out: Battle of Bannockburn, MW IV.3 There is an historical movement, one that I am technically part of, which mirrors the modern day worship of individualism. That … Continue reading
*Note!! I began writing this last Tuesday (I think) and never got to finish it, so I have now returned to see it through. You will very quickly see what, or who, was the culprit for this blog’s demise* M.D. … Continue reading