Archive for the ‘History Underfoot’ Category

The Rhine Castles of Werdenberg, Vaduz, and Schattenburg

The Rhine Castles of Werdenberg, Vaduz, and Schattenburg

Castle Vaduz, Liechtenstein (Photo in public domain) By A.C. Williams –  The feudal age of castles is well represented in the Rhine Valley in Switzerland,...

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Göbekli Tepe’s Oldest Temple in the World – an Archaeological Stone Age Site in Anatolia

Göbekli Tepe’s Oldest Temple in the World – an Archaeological Stone Age Site in Anatolia

  Göbekli Tepe, Turkey, (photo Vincent Musi for National Geographic, 2011) By  Ömer Bülent Sever Göbekli Tepe (“Stomach Hill“ in Turkish) is a unique...

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Mapping History:  The Abbey Library of St. Gall

Mapping History: The Abbey Library of St. Gall

by A. C. Williams Library of St. Gall (CC-BY-SA-3.0 Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0) The Abbey Library of Saint Gall, known as the Stiftsbibliothek...

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On Hannibal’s Trail

On Hannibal’s Trail

By Danny Wood Three brothers, Danny, Ben and Sam Wood, search for archaeological traces of Hannibal, the Carthaginian warrior, as they cycle his two thousand mile...

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