Environmental archaeology and zooarchaeological research at Nogara, “Basso Veronese”, Northern ItalyBy Polydora BakerPaper given at the 4th International Congress of Medieval and Modern Archaeology (2007)Abstract: This paper focuses on the medieval site of Nogara in the “Basso Veronese” in Northern Italy.
Madonna Bellina, ‘astounding’ Jewish musician in mid-sixteenth-century VeniceHarran, DonRenaissance Studies Vol. 1(2007)AbstractAround 1550, the Venetian playwright and satirist Andrea Calmo (d. 1571) wrote a love letter to a certain Madonna Bellina, a Jewess, commending her for her skills as singer and instrumentalist.
An underwater archaeological search may have discovered the Santa Maria, the flagship of Christopher Columbus when he sailed across the Atlantic reaching the New World in 1492.Barry Clifford, an American archaeological explorer, announced today that his team have come across the remains of a ship off of Haiti’s northern coast.
The Humorist Void: The Clown’s Balancing Act throughout HistoryLoera, StephanieHistory in the Making: Journal of History, California State University, San Bernardino, Vol. 1, (2008)AbstractThe image of the clown has held a myriad of aesthetic positions throughout Western history. Traces of this figure are reflected in the current image of the modern and more contemporary version of the popular clown.
Historvius, a recently launched website, is offering viewers great ways to explore and plan out trips to historic places around the world. Information on hundreds of medieval and ancient historical sites is already available with more to come as it allows for users to upload their favorite locations.
Medieval Friends: Meet the Historical Honeys! We’re running a new regular feature to showcase history websites, called “Medieval Friends”. We want to encourage and invite those of you who are passionate about history to share a little about your websites and yourselves. History is important, let’s show the world why!