18 – Pause of HNS Podcast, Celtic Grave Treasure, Arthurian Kingdom and Black History Month 2017

History News: Goebbels’ Secretary Dies, Otzi’s Last Meal, Operation Pandora, Western Civ Origins, Timeline Maya Collapse, Maya Causeways, Danube Celtic Treasure, Jersey Celtic Hoard, Namibia Colonial Leftovers, Kingdom of Rheged, Polish History Polemic, Black History Month 2017

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Important announcement:

The History News Show will pause for a few months, until I finish my Master’s degree in History. I will be back at the end of Summer 2017.

This episode, we start with some follow up about Goebbels’ secretary and about Otzi the Iceman. Then we hear about a pan-European police operation that targeted antiquities traffickers, we reconsider the origins of Western civilisation, and we also reconsider the time of the death of the Mayan civilisation.

Also: some pictures of two famous Celtic archaeological finds, a controversy about Germany’s colonial past in Africa, a new book about an Ancient Arthurian Kingdom, we touch on Poland’s World War II controversy and finally, it’s Black History Month in February!

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11 – Otzi’s Murder, Nazi Time Capsule, Pool of Petra and Turkey’s Looted Art

History News: Antikythera Skeleton, 1665 Plague of London, HMS Terror Confirmed, Petra’s Pool & Gardens, Otzi’s Murder & Voice, Nazi Time Capsule, Burned Biblical Scroll, Turkey’s Antiquities Exports, Agent Garbo’s Wife, US Indigenous Lawsuits, Obama Opens NMAAHC

Image credit: Photo by Alan Karchmer, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Architectural Photography

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This week, we follow up on the Antikythera Shipwreck, where they found a skeleton, on the Great Plague of London’s cause(s) and on Parks Canada’s confirmation of HMS Terror’s discovery. We also discover a huge pool in the desert at Petra, Otzi the Iceman was murdered 5 millennia ago, but he now speaks again! A Nazi time capsule is dug up in Poland, a Burned Biblical Scroll is readable again, we find evidence of looted antiquities passing through Turkey to the US, and we read secret documents about one of Britain’s most successful spies!

Also, the Obama Administration settles Native American lawsuits, the world’s oldest library is renovated in Fez, Morocco, and as promised, I debrief you on the Grand Opening of the long awaited National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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8 – Otzi’s Clothes, Stonehenge’s Wood Henge, Roman Curses and Goebbels’ Secretary

History News: Otzi’s Leathers, Wood Henge, Cyprus Rich Tomb and Chariot Mosaic, Gold Roman Curse Tablets, Sword Tip at The Alamo, Polish Death Camp Law, Goebbels’ Secretary Documentary, Widespread Looting of Egypt and Public vs Academic Historians.

Image credit: Stonehenge, 2014 By Diego Delso, Wikimedia Commons, License CC-BY-SA 3.0

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This week, we analyze Otzi’s Leathers, we discover NOT a stone henge near Stonehenge, we go back to Cyprus for more mosaics and gold, we get cursed from beyond a Roman grave, and we follow up on the Reimagine the Alamo dig.

Also, a law in Poland seeks to ban a certain phrase, an old German lady tells us about the screaming Nazi “midget”, and we learn of the damage the Egyptian Revolution has done to the country’s antiquities.

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1 – Vasco da Gama ships, Harriet Tubman on the 20 and May Day-Labour Day

Coming up: Vasco da Gama shipwreck found, scans and radars of Egypt’s pyramids and tombs, an exceptional Roman villa in England, a hoard of Roman coins in Spain, Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, May Day, Labour Day and Victoria Day

Image credit: Esmeralda Shipwreck: Excavating the Site by Airlifts. Used with permission: © 2016 The Nautical Archaeology Society

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This week, we’ll explore the Arabian Sea in search of the lost ships from the Vasco da Gama expeditions, and we’ll look through a Lady’s personal things in the Wadden Sea. In England, we’ll dig through a Roman villa and several ancient villages. In Egypt, we may — or may not — unlock the secrets of the Pharaohs with Japanese technology. We’ll also hear just how Mediaeval songs sounded, we’ll learn who will replace Jackson on the $20US bill, we’ll get at the origins of May Day – Labour Day and we’ll learn why Quebec never does things the same way with Victoria Day. And much more!

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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.

Little Red Riding Hood - Public Domain - New York Public Library http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c3fd3a0-c00e-b7e1-e040-e00a1806549e
Little Red Riding Hood

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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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Test Podcast – War archives, Gulag museum and Chinese children

This week, we’ll talk about the opening up of the Vichy war time archives, the inauguration of a new Gulag Museum in Russia, and the end of China’s One Child Policy.

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A house altar showing Akhenaten, Nefertiti and three of their daughters (including Meritaten). 18th dynasty, reign of Akhenaten

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The History News Show is a podcast about historical, archaeological and any news to do with the past.

Shows are not regular yet, i’m just testing out the process. 

If you enjoy this episode and have questions, suggestions or feedback, send an email to: feedback_at_historynewsshow.com

This week, we’ll talk about the opening up of the Vichy war time archives, the inauguration of a new Gulag Museum in Russia, and the end of China’s One Child Policy. Also, some follow up from last episode about Ancient Egypt!

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