Bees in Antiquity Part Two: Greece and Rome

As we have seen in the previous article, apiculture had become a sophisticated industry by the time Homer was composing epithets and gruesome deaths. The Mediterranean and its trade routes facilitated an easy exchange of ideas and technologies. One civilisation, the Minoan  may well have passed on technologies or offered alternatives to those already used …

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#MuseumSelfie Day

As it’s World museum selfie day on Jan 18th here’s a few pics from my visits to museums over the years. Couple in there of me in Roman kit as part of a museum Roman day, always great fun. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”2″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”26″ number_of_columns=”4″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show slideshow]” …

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