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Pudding Lane Productions, Crytek Off The Map

Pudding Lane Productions, Crytek Off The Map

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Virtual Heritage - Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret Virtual Heritage presents "Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret", second Virtual 3D Tour over the most interesting places along the Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret (also known as Turret 26B) is one of the best preserved turrets on the line of Hadrian's Wall. 10 Phrases that Originated in the Middle Ages Some of our most popular phrases have a long history, including some that go back to the Middle Ages. Here are 10 medieval phrases from the Dictionary of Idioms and their Origins. The apple – in British Library MS Royal 10 E IV f. 210v 1. The apple of one’s eye In Anglo-Saxon England the pupil of the eye was known as the apple (Old English æppel) since it was thought to be an apple-shaped solid.

Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter - David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor While interesting to explore in his plays, the idea of Shakespeare as a poet isn’t new. He wrote many poems. Most famously, he penned 154 sonnets that are often as studied and celebrated as his plays. Primary Topic Websites We have put together a short list of websites that may be useful for teaching particular topics. Please note this is not an exhaustive list, the sites are not necessarily ones we endorse and are by no means fully tried and tested by us, but are simply the result of a little research to put what seem to be useful sites all in one place for you. If you have any great sites to add, please let us know! Great Fire of London The Tudors Ancient Greece

Tollund Man By Susan K. Lewis Posted 02.07.06 NOVA He has become the face of Iron Age Europe. But in 1950, when men cutting peat near the village of Tollund, Denmark, stumbled upon him, they thought he was a modern murder victim. The Spanish Armada Publication date: 9th December 2010 by Jon Nichol Spanish Armada Beacon This is a highly interactive and stimulating simulation for years 3 and 4, and a very effective way of involving children in a range of issues. We introduced the story of the Armada, outlining the main parties involved and the nature of the conflict. We gave the children a problem to solve, taking two perspectives: those of the English and the Spanish.

Furnishings of medieval English peasant houses: investment, consumption and life style Furnishings of medieval English peasant houses: investment, consumption and life style By Christopher Dyer Patterns of Consumption and Standards of Living in the Medieval Rural World September 18-20, Universitat de València (2008) Introduction: Medieval peasant houses have been much studied in England in the last 60 years, and gradually the questions that have been asked have changed. Initially research was dominated by problems of construction – materials, joints, and methods of walling and roofing.

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Of Mice and Men' You probably spent some time as a teenager reading John Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men. Even if you know about Lennie and George’s heartbreaking pursuit of life, liberty, and a hutch full of rabbits, there are a few things you might have missed about the iconic story during English class. Although he was a Stanford University graduate and had published five books by the time he wrote Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck had more in common with his itinerant main characters than readers might have expected. “I was a bindle-stiff myself for quite a spell,” the author told The New York Times in 1937, employing the now archaic nickname for migrant workers. Ancient Civilizations Ancient civilizations provide countless examples of human achievement. Human societies, from their earliest appearances through to their most complex communities, have faced questions common to all people. A world-wide approach to the study of history can throw light on how different civilizations have solved these fundamental questions. As human societies constantly interact with one another, this approach also shows how later civilizations have built on previous achievements.

Sutton Hoo Fun for all the family, all year round A family using a tracker pack available from visitor reception There is something for all ages at Sutton Hoo, explore the estate with a seasonal trail, take a tour around the burial mounds with one of our family friendly guides, make your own Sutton Hoo helmet or shield with 'Get Crafty' and dress up as an Anglo-Saxon in our award winning exhibition hall.

Collection search Registration numbers The most common type of Museum number begins with the year of acquisition. The database standardises these numbers in the form, for example: 1887,0708.2427 (year: comma: block of four numbers - usually representing a month and day: full-stop and final number). The final number can be of any length and may be followed by another full-stop and a sub-number. How to make a medieval pen How to make a medieval pen Video created by English Heritage How to make a medieval pen from English Heritage on Vimeo. Jennifer Smith of Ferrers Household explains: “How people wrote in the fifteenth century isn’t really a lot different to how people write today. You need to basic tools of the trade – piece of paper to write on, something to write with, and some ink. The paper is easy enough – it’s linen rag paper.

What Is the American Dream Today? By Kimberly Amadeo Before looking at what the American Dream is today, we need to look at its roots. It has always said that the government will protect your opportunity to improve your life, no matter who you are. That was established by the Declaration of Independence. It boldly proclaimed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed."

Lindisfarne raid I Facts, Summary, & Significance Lindisfarne raid, Viking assault in 793 on the island of Lindisfarne (Holy Island) off the coast of what is now Northumberland. The monastery at Lindisfarne was the preeminent centre of Christianity in the kingdom of Northumbria. The event sent tremors throughout English Christendom and marked the beginning of the Viking Age in Europe.

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