Tag Archives: Historian

Ancient PTSD Again, and again and again.

I think I should just give up and call this my Ancient PTSD blog! It is that time of year again when someone posts an idea which links modern PTSD with ancient experiences. However, there is a growing trend that … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek Fatherhood

Apologies for the dearth of blogs, but there have been many changes around here that have made it harder and harder to find the time. The most fundamental change has been my acceptance to pursue a PhD at Manchester Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Ancient views on the ‘no make-up selfie’ – sort of

Just a short note that I have a new blog up on the IRIS online site. It is about the seemingly similar views we hold with our ancient Greek counterparts concerning makeup and beauty: View here There are some big … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Stay-at-Home-Dad

There is a dark force that permeates the very walls behind which a young Dad cowers for safety. It has appeared from the dark abyss, the recesses of an evil mind, which penetrates even the strongest will and drives us … Continue reading

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Writing Popular History – Pride

Book being read – J, Davis-Kimbal, Warrior Women: An archaeologist’s search for history’s hidden heroines, (2002) Pride is a real problem in the world of history writing. Well, to be fair, pride is a problem in most areas of life, … Continue reading

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