Women of History

Blog URL:http://womenofhistory.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:women, history, biography, articles, news
Country:Australia

A site providing biographies of some of the fascinating women who have graced the pages of history, in addition to articles pertaining to history, and medieval and modern women.



Latest Blog Posts



From: The Times Leader:Nearly a century and a half before Hillary Clinton, a fiery activist from Ohio became the first woman nominated for U.S. president.Victoria Woodhull’s varied and colorful life makes her difficult to pigeonhole. The suffragist...

Women in History - All China Women's FederationSeries of articles of women who have made an impact on the history of China throughout the ages.  Link forms part of the Women of China website.

An obituary 1,700 years old has been translated - CNN.comA 1,700-year-old obituary, which is unlike anything researchers say they have seen before, has finally been translated. The inscription, written in ancient Greek on a small limestone table...

Archaeologists find ancient tombs in Peru hinting at human sacrifice | Science | The GuardianArchaeologists in Peru have found more than a dozen tombs suggesting human sacrifice at sprawling ruins on the northern coast, a seat of power for...

What Not To Wear: A Short History Of Regulating Female Dress From Ancient Sparta To The Burkini “Let’s keep in mind that it is no more freeing to tell a woman what she can wear than to tell her what she can’t.”Few can deny that the...

Joan of Arc ring stays in France after appeal to Queen | World news | The GuardianA ring believed to have belonged to Joan of Arc has gone on display in France after its new owners made an appeal to the Queen to keep it out of the hands of its histor...

Ancient remains at ‘America’s first city’ reveal women held high-power positions | Daily Mail OnlineAlmost 50 years ago, archaeologists excavating an ancient city just outside of St. Louis discovered a mass burial site with an unusual central f...