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Time as an anachronism

Time as an anachronism

I’m writing up a paper, and because it’s one I haven’t actually finished yet I quite like it. It ties up some loose ends with project. It also adds something new to ancient politics without having to contradict a lot of people. It’s been going...
Topography as a navigational tool

Topography as a navigational tool

This is a quote that I read and then forgot where in the attic I’d left the book. Whenever I found the book I’d then discover Delphi was’t in the index and, as virtual worlds are not a priority for me, I’d put down again with the intention to...

It’s never too early for wine?

It’s nice when things connect. There was a press release last week on the earliest known winery being found in Armenia. The paper is Chemical evidence for wine production around 4000 BCE in the Late Chalcolithic Near Eastern highlands. Alas, it’s not Open...

Solving a mystery with a mystery?

I’ve had a look at the paper Dynamics of Wind Setdown at Suez and the Eastern Nile Delta. As far as I can tell it’s a bit of a mixed bag. I’m not submitting this to ResearchBlogging, because half of it I cannot reasonably critique, but the other half...