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.



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From GreekReporter:The first Greek woman to be crowned ‘Miss Europe’ was Aliki Diplarakou way back in February, 1930.However, this Greek beauty was far from simply being a pretty face. Well-educated, independent and articulate, Diplarakou co...

From Jerusalem Post:An Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered an Old Kingdom tomb of a lady named "Hetpet," who is assumed to have been a top official in the royal palace during the end of the Fifth Dynasty, according to information rele...

Mystery of a Grave

on Feb 10, 2018

From The Hindu:Whose is the mystery grave next to the one of Razia Sultan? Various conjectures have been made by historians and visitors. According to Gaynor Barton who, along with another Englishwoman, Laurraine Malone, wrote a book, “Old-Del...

From Independent (Irish News):The Vatican made the new when .... the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, which is headed up by Irish Cardinal Kevin Farrell, who made headlines last week when he refused permission for Mary McAleese and two othe...

From Ancient Origins:It must have been an exciting trip all those millennia ago when a 16- to 18-year-old girl traveled from elsewhere in Europe to Jutland in Denmark, only to die not long after. The tall teen was given an elite burial, and her remai...

From Ancient Origins:Witchcraft has a very special place in the culture of Spanish Galicia. One of the most famous people related to the old magical traditions is Maria Soliña, a Galician witch who lived during the 17th century. Despite her ope...

From The Scotsman:The Crown, sword and sceptre, the oldest Royal Regalia in Britain, were moved to Dunnottar near Stonehaven for safekeeping following the coronation of Charles II on January 1 1651. They were hidden in sacks of wool by Katherine Drum...