Daily Archives: May 9, 2012

Website: ORBIS – The Ancient Roman World


The following link is to a site known as ‘ORBIS,’ which provides a unique way to study the ancient Roman world. What’s it all about? Have a look at the site and see if it intrigues you.

Visit the Site at:
http://orbis.stanford.edu/

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Video: Barbarians – The Vikings



Today in History: 09 May 1671


England: Thomas Blood Attempts to Steal the Crown Jewels

 

 

On this day in 1671, Thomas Blood attempted to steal the Crown Jewels of England from the Tower of London.

 

 

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Blood

Book:
Colonel Thomas Blood – Crown-Stealer 1618-1680, by Wilbur Cortez Abbott


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