Ancient History News Archive December 2013

December 2013


Paint It Black? Understanding Black Figure Pottery

published on 31 December 2013
Welcome to our third post on AHEtc! This week we welcome Ancient History Encyclopedia Editor Ms. Karen Barrett-Wilt. Karen is a freelance editor, writer, and blogger who loves to tap into her inner history nerd at AHE.  She holds a BA in English, an MA in the History of Art (focusing on Medieval and Islamic Art), and her current obsession is the art and architectural... [continue reading]
The life of St. Helena -- Roman empress, Christian saint, and mother to the celebrated Constantine the Great -- remains shrouded in mystery, controversy, and intrigue. To commence the start of the holiday season, James Blake Wiener of the Ancient History Encyclopedia speaks to Dr. María Lara Martínez -- a talented Spanish historian and writer -- about... [continue reading]

The Horses of St. Mark's

published on 09 December 2013
Welcome to the second post on our new blog AHEtc! This time we welcome Ms. Jennifer Brown (Jaunting Jen) of the blog Jaunting Jen. Jen is an Army veteran, archaeologist, photographer, and historian working on her MA in ancient and classical history. We hope you enjoy her post as much as we do! Beauty Reigns Eternally Beauty. The four horses at St. Mark's Basilica... [continue reading]


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