Test Podcast – British Pompeii, Old Tales and Kingly Beard

This week, we’ll talk about a huge Bronze Age archaeological find in Britain, a reevaluation of the age of fairy tales, and we revisit King Tutankhamen’s beard. Also, some follow up about Oetzi the Iceman.

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Show Notes

The History News Show presents a selection of headlines from the fields of history, archaeology and anything to do with the past.

This week, we’ll talk about a huge Bronze Age archaeological find in Britain, a reevaluation of the age of fairy tales, and we revisit King Tutankhamen’s beard. Also, some follow up about Oetzi the Iceman.

This is a test episode. Shows are not regular yet, I’m still practicing.

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Links for this episode:

Numbers of Muslim Soldiers in First World War

news.discovery.com/history/religion/800-k-muslim-soldiers-served-in-wwi-160125.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1

http://www.bcu.ac.uk/english/news/new-figures-show-twice-as-many-muslim-soldiers-supported-the-allies-in-world-war-i

Fairy Tales Thousands of Years Old

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-35358487

http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/3/1/150645.figures-only

Bronze Age British Pompeii

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-35280290

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChsbpRsD0SiZNsvwdZAR4zQ/featured

King Tut’s Beard Trial

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-35392531

Egyptian Pyramids High Tech Scans

http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/egyptian-pyramid-scans-reveal-new-anomalies-160119.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1

Iceman Oetzi Has No Female Relatives

http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/oetzi-has-no-living-female-relatives-160114.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep18932

Controversy at AHA – Israel Condemnation Voted Down

http://blog.historians.org/2016/01/proposed-resolution-on-palestinian-academic-freedom-defeated-at-aha-annual-meeting/

http://progressiveisrael.org/if-i-am-not-for-myself-etc-thoughts-about-the-aha-vote/

http://www.historiansagainstwar.org/resources/ACIMPED.pdf

http://www.wsj.com/articles/pushback-for-anti-israel-academics-1454022222

Day in Tech History by Tom Merritt

http://www.tommerritt.com/category/writing/tech-history-today/

Book Reviews:

Wendy Williams, The Horse

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/13/books/review/the-horse-by-wendy-williams.html?ref=books&_r=0

Noel Malcolm, Agents of Empire

http://www.historytoday.com/reviews/agents-empire

Music: Noble March, by Mjollnir, from AudioJungle.com

Author: Jordan

Host of the History News Show podcast