Shaping Roman Scotland

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Roman forts reflect the geological changes that have shaped Scotland and Scottish history. Advertisements

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B for Bikini

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Although experts prefer to avoid authenticity arguments there comes a point when even casual observers wonder: Did Roman Men really wear Tights? Did Roman Women really wear Bikinis?

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E for Elephant

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Roman History has – just like an elephant – wrinkles. But – unlike an elephant – Roman History forgets and fudges it’s embarrassing blemishes.

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Gunnar Heinsohn: First Augustus – Antony or Octavian?

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Gunnar Heinsohn 10 September 2018 First Augustus: Antony or Octavian?

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Clark Whelton: Double Interment

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William Shakespeare was 17 when, in 1580, the eminent French philosopher and essayist Michel de Montaigne passed through the Aurelian walls via the Porta del Popolo and entered the city of Rome.

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R for Rome

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The layers of debris and dirt that smothered Ancient Rome have a tale to tell. Whether that tale agrees with the official narrative is another story altogether.

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C for Colossal

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The remaining body parts of the Colossus of Constantine are an enduring reminder that students are taught to ignore truly colossal levels of Cogitative Dissonance.

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F for Fake

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The Farnese Atlas is a remarkable sculpture associated with even more remarkable claims.

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Diocletian: Ingenious or Insane?

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Diocletian: Ingenious or Insane? The Simultaneity of Principate and “Dominate”

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P for Porphyry

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Whilst perusing porphyry sculptures serendipity supplied some surprises.

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S for Sculpture

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A sideways shufty at Roman sculpture suggests things aren’t all they should be.

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A for Augustus

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Taking a sideways look at the historical narrative encompassing the death of the Roman Republic and it’s subsequent resurrection as the Roman Empire highlights some curious characters and discordant data.

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L for Leaguestone

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Deciphering Latin texts includes the seraphic skill of sourcing missing letters and words.

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Saint Paul Was Real

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The lack of non-biblical and/or non-Christian sources on St. Paul of Tarsus/Anatolia (conventionally dated 10-60 CE) and his followers provides revisionists (like Hermann Detering and his school of thought) with the most important reason for deleting a “fabricated Paul” from … Continue reading

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Making Mountains into Molehills

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A diversionary [and defensive] tactic deployed during debates is to claim your opponent is over-reacting and [metaphorically] “making a mountain out of a molehill”.

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M for Marcus

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Applying the Sagan Standard to Roman History means: Extraordinary Roman Narratives require Extraordinary Roman Evidence. The Sagan standard is an aphorism that asserts that “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence“.

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Exodus

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David and Israel‘s “United Monarchy” provide the most popular targets for the erasure of time-honored personalities and entities from our history books. Nevertheless, archaeological layers consistent with “Yishai“ and “David“ (alphabetical Hebrew) are present in Jerusalem’s period of the Mitanni … Continue reading

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E for Epigraphy

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The interpretation of inscriptions has a very long history. Epigraphy is the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing … Continue reading

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Enigmas of 3000 to 300 BC

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Did the Romans nostrify the history of the Etruscans to prolong their own chronology? Tim Cullen collected many observations to support such an assumption. The two maps below also show indisputable similarities between the political constellations in the Phoenician period … Continue reading

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Vacaciones de Verano

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Time for a short intermission…

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