Middle Ages

Hitler’s military operations against the Nemeses

Through Thomas Childers, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania When Winston Churchill succeeded Neville Chamberlain, the Germans began planning the invasion of England. They knew they had to achieve air superiority over the English Channel, and so, an air battle between the German Air Force and the RAF ensued, called the Battle …

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Full Spectrum Review: Color Our World

Color is to the eye what birdsong is to the ear: a primordial communion between ourselves and nature. The elemental power of color radiates from van Gogh’s glistening wheat fields; in the celestial photographs of the Hubble Space Telescope; and in the Technicolor fantasy landscape that erupts onscreen in “The …

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Women’s work through time

WHEN I teach the second half of my European Women’s History class, covering around 1215 to 1918, I use my own interpretation of Virginia Woolf’s phrase “a room of one’s own” to explain the historical differences in continuity. of women’s lives. Women throughout history have lived within the confines of …

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Taschen: Frédéric Chaubin: The Stone Age

A heritage in stone. Castles and fortresses of medieval Europe. Follow the photographer Frédéric Chaubin as he embarks on a unique century-long journey through Europe. With images of over 200 buildings in 21 countries, Stone Age presents the history and architecture of the continent’s most spectacular medieval castles in an …

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Supergirl embarks on a medieval rampage

Supergirl is headed for a glorious fate in the future, but first she finds herself helpless, hurt, and stranded in a distant medieval world. Spoilers for Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow # 1 forward! On a distant and medieval world, Super girl finds herself embroiled in a vendetta, and it could …

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