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 Radio Prague:Her beauty and mind were said to have been beyond compare. But when the remains of Judita of Thuringia were first unearthed sixty years ago in the Benedictine monastery of Teplice, there was no way to tell whether the royal chr...

From BBC News:Savitri Devi, a mystical admirer of Hitler and a cat-loving devotee of the Aryan myth, seemed destined to fade into obscurity after her death 25 years ago. But thanks to the rise of the extreme right, her name and her image now cro...

From Science Alert:An analysis of hundreds of women's skeletons from across the world dating as far back as 2000 BCE shows birth canals exhibit more diversity than scientists ever realised. And we missed those differences due to medicine's histo...

From Face2Face Africa:The Queen of Kingston in Jamaica or Cubah Cornwallis, as she is popularly known, is lost in history due to the improper documentation that makes it hard to follow or believe in her existence. In trying to read about the adv...

From University of Cambridge:In China, hysteria is growing about a rising number of so-called “leftover women”, who are highly successful but remain unmarried. A new study suggests that the country’s traditional, patriarchal society may be...

From Vintage News:Ecaterina Teodoroiu was born in 1894 and went on to become a heroine of World War I.She was a woman-soldier during the war, and because of her courage she is still recognized today as a Romanian heroine and is often favorably compar...

From Science in Poland:Unique decorations including parallel lines covered the bones of a young woman buried 4,5 thousand years ago in a barrow over the central Dniester (today`s Ukraine). According to scientists, the markings were made after de...