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 Local:Excavations of a tomb in northern Lazio dating to around the 8th century BC have uncovered treasures including an amber necklace, a golden Egyptian scarab amulet and rare pottery that archaeologists say likely belonged to an Etrus...

From Daily Mail Online:Newly restored Italian frescoes have revealed what could have been women priests in the early Christian Church.The frescoes, dating back to between 230 to 240 AD, are housed inside the Catacombs of Priscilla of Rome and were un...

From Ancient Origins:A remarkable tomb dating back to 600 or 700 AD was discovered by Mexican archaeologist Arnoldo Gonzalez Cruz in 1994. When the researchers opened the burial chamber they couldn't believe their eyes… The tomb is located ins...

From National Post:Katherine Parr was, in fact, a master of public relations who rallied England behind its King on the road to war, according to an academic who is preparing the first performance in 470 years of the queen’s secret musical work.Dr.

From Popular Archaeology:Who is she, this little mummy girl? Northwestern University scientists and students are working to unravel some of her mysteries, including how her body was prepared 1,900 years ago in Egypt, what items she may have been...

From Archaeology Magazine:Archaeologists have long known that ancient societies on Peru’s north coast killed male prisoners of war and drank their blood in grisly sacrifice ceremonies. Now researchers have found an unusual twist on that scene: the...

From ANSA:New rooms have been discovered in the domus (house) of Empress St. Helena, the mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great, in the bowels of the basilica of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme in Rome, officials said Friday."These are not...