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Book of January 25, 2010
Graves never had any scruples about making things up, but he didn’t need to do all that much, here: the last years of the Roman Republic and first of the Empire were some of the least boring in history.
Puzzle of January 10, 2010
The Alcántara Bridge was built in 104-106 CE by Trajan's legions.
Puzzle of January 9, 2010
Ice version of the terra cotta army, carved for the Harbin Ice Festival, 2009. Credit: ulrichsson.
Book of December 30, 2009
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, by Charles Mann.
Book of December 27, 2009
Before there was tvtropes.org (though not, of course, before tropes), Boswell wondered if Doorstop Babies were common in myth and legend because they are like quicksand or like divorce.
Book of October 25, 2009
Bradford matched places in the Odyssey with Mediterranean geography, by using his knowledge of sailing and by correcting Homer’s directions for astronomical precession.