Why Are There So Many Ancient Egyptian Relics In Florence? | Treasures of Egypt | Absolute History

From Absolute History. From the grandeur of Pharaoh Ramses II’s obelisk to intricate figurines depicting daily life, ‘Forgotten Treasures of Egypt’ delves into the rich tapestry of Egyptian history. Highlighting figures like Queen Hatshepsut and the radical Pharaoh Akhenaten, Curtis Ryan Woodside narrates tales of power, innovation, and religious upheaval. Through the lens of archaeologists…

The Weird History Of The Biscuit That Kept Sailors Alive | Building Ireland | Absolute History

From Absolute History. This episode of Building Ireland explores the history and significance of Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city which was once a thriving international trading center due to its strategic maritime location. Most of their trade came from feeding the sailors on the high seas the iconic ship’s biscuit, which later developed into the cream…

The Scandalous Affair That Rocked The Art World | Great Artists: Dante Rossetti | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Delve into the life of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, a renowned English artist known for his Pre-Raphaelite works. The episode highlights Rossetti’s passionate affair with Jane Morris, wife of his friend William Morris, amidst the idyllic backdrop of Kelmscott Manor. Despite Rossetti’s artistic achievements and his role in the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, his tumultuous…

The Secrets Of Dublin’s Iconic 18th-Century Architecture | Building Ireland | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Join us on a captivating journey through the heart of Dublin’s historical district, Dame Street. Delve into the rich tapestry of Dublin’s architectural and financial history as we uncover the stories behind the majestic banking halls that once lined this bustling thoroughfare. From the bustling trade hub of the 18th century to…

Francisco Goya: The Romantic Painter Whose Art Turned Dark | The Great Artists | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Recognized as the foremost Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Francisco Josรฉ de Goya y Lucientes underwent a transformative journey in his extensive career. Shifting from cheerful and lighthearted works to paintings steeped in profound pessimism, Goya’s evolution raises the intriguing question: What prompted this dramatic change in…

The Insanely Dangerous Job Of A 19th-Century Railway Builder | Building Ireland | Absolute History

From Absolute History. The Industrial Revolution brought significant social and economic changes to Europe and Britain. The construction of the Cork and Bandon Railway presented substantial engineering challenges, including the need for a deep tunnel through Goggin’s Hill. The Goggin’s Hill tunnel, about a kilometer long, was a remarkable engineering feat of the Victorian Railway…

The gross history of enemas

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This inventor jumped off the Eiffel Tower

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This is the real humpty dumpty (not an egg)

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What Was The Romantic Movement? | Literary Classics | Absolute History

From Absolute History. The English Romantic poets of the 19th century, including Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Percy Bysshe Shelley, and John Keats, pioneered a literary movement marked by an emphasis on emotion, nature, and individual expression. Wordsworth’s celebration of spontaneous feelings and connection with nature, Coleridge’s imaginative and experimental works, and…

Don’t get mad at me they are supposed to be ugly

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Why Are There So Many Ancient Egyptian Mummies In The Vatican? | Egyptian Secrets at the Vatican

From Absolute History. The Vatican houses over 70,000 artifacts, with 20,000 on display. The Egyptian section in the Vatican Museum features a diverse collection spanning various dynasties, showcasing aspects of ancient Egyptian life, mummification practices, and artifacts from different periods. Including an unexpected artifact related to the Virgin Mary’s Immaculate Conception translated into Egyptian hieroglyphs.…

This is the UNESCO world heritage site you’ve probably never heard of

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How Jane Eyre Scandalised Victorian High Society | Literary Classics | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Jane Eyre was released in 1847 and is considered a masterpiece of literature, offering a critique and celebration of Victorian society. Brontรซ stunned the aristocratic Victorian elite by boldly criticizing prevailing Victorian ideals in her novel, crafting a love story that defied conventional expectations. Charlotte Bronte, the author, was born in 1816…

This is the sexiest house in paris

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