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Happy Valentine’s Day!

I hope you find every­thing you are look­ing for in this day! I’m cook­ing my hus­band t-bone steaks for din­ner because noth­ing says “I love you!” like yummy yummy cow. Some tid­bits on the man of the day. Oblig­a­tory con­tent on ancient stuff from Project Guten­berg: MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITY A DESCRIPTION OF ANCIENT LIFE: THE EMPLOYMENTS, … Con­tinue read­ing »

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Books on Roman textile production

In study­ing archae­o­log­i­cal tex­tiles, it helps to track back the the tech­nol­ogy and social influ­ences on your cho­sen fiber cul­ture. For the Merovin­gians, their direct descen­dants were both the vast Roman linen estates in Gaul and the Sas­san­ian silk weav­ing houses. John Peter Wild wrote a book on Roman tex­tiles and also inspired oth­ers to … Con­tinue read­ing »

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