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De Soto Falls, Welsh Caves, Fort Payne:

Another Saga in the Hunt
For Old Prince Madoc.

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Published on Nobember 7, 2012


It's Pseudohistory for Sure,
But Worth Its Weight in Stories to Tell.

Finding Old Madoc
At the DAR in Mobile.

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Published on August 15, 2012


The Childhood Homes Are Real Enough,
But an Axe-Wielding Vampire Hunter?

Abe Lincoln and His
Mash-Up Secret Occupation.

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Published on July 16, 2012


Mounds, Madoc, the Slick Pig,
and a Civil War Battlefield Park:

Peregrinating
With Jeremy Black.

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Published on April 20, 2012


Maybe It Should Have Been A Princess of Mars:

Who Is John Carter?

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Published on March 20, 2012


A Tale of Three Cities:

Corinth, Palermo, and Barcelona.

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Published on February 13, 2012


Dispatch from the Brilliance of the Seas:

Of Minarets, the Marathon,
And a One-Eyed Chora Cat.

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Published on November 7, 2011


Dispatch from the Brilliance of the Seas:

Of Barcelona, Messina,
Mount Etna, and Corfu.

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Published on October 19, 2011


At the Society for the History of Discoveries:

Lobster, Clam Chowder, Brew
And Good Fellowship in Maine.

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Published on October 12, 2011


Of a Dean and Many Mounds:

Two Hoosier Excursions

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Published on September 14, 2011


Enduring the Test of Time:

A Milestone Anniversary
For the Authorized Version

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Published on May 1, 2011


Wandering through London in October:

A Tale of Two Jeremys
(and one stolen head)

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Published on November 16, 2010


Santa Fe and Points North:

'Thick and Enchanted'

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Published on September 24, 2010


How Two Well-Intentioned Archaeologists
Mangled The Origins of History.

Maya Fantasies.

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Published on September 8, 2010


Mysteries Set in History No. 4:

Dietrich's Ethan Gage.

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Published on August 17, 2010


To Venice Again and Home:

The Doge's Palace before I Go.

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Published on July 4, 2010


Of Donkeys, Volcanoes, a Bejeweled Cat,
and Ancient Atlantis:

On the Islands We Find Intimations of Plato and Homer.

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Published on June 14, 2010


Where Artemis Once Walked:

From the Adriatic to the Aegean, We Arrive at Ancient Ephesus.

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Published on May 22, 2010


Solo in the Veneto:

Venice

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Published on May 18, 2010


Al and Ron's Mockingbird Adventure:

BBC Comes to Alabama
To Meet Atticus Finch.

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Published on May 8, 2010


A Pilgrimage to the Place
of the Sleeping Prophet:

At Hopkinsville, Edgar Cayce
Is the Most Famous Native Son.

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Published on March 11, 2010


The Journey of a Mystical Treasure Leads to
a Lost Realm of Mystery and Speculation.

Ark of the Covenant

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Published on February 22, 2010


Mysteries Set in History No. 3:

Ancient Rome

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Published on December 18, 2009


When Fun and Fallacy Meet at the Poles:

At the Cinema with 2 0 1 2

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Published on November 19, 2009


Bury that Theory Beneath a Sea of Dunes.

Atlantis in the Sahara?!

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Published on October 14, 2009


The Bluebird Of History (And Pseudohistory)
May Be In Your Own Backyard:

Newark Holy Stones
and Mounds.

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Published on September 24, 2009


End Game at Malta:

The Greatest Siege.

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Published on July 14, 2009


The Colossus, Castles, Pyramids,
and the Sphinx:

From Rhodes to Gizeh.

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Published on May 19, 2009


of Palermo, Pickpockets, a Porthole,
and the Parthenon:

O, the Humanity!

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Published on May 15, 2009


To Barcelona, Montserrat and Beyond:

Let the Cruise Begin.

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Published on May 11, 2009


Atlantis, Lost Tribes, Christian Identity,
Satan's Spawn, White Devils, Catastrophism,
Sea Kings, Ancient Astronauts, Black Athena:

Into the Wilds of History.

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Published on May 4, 2009


Brew, Song, and Cheese
in the Free Land of the Joneses:

Journey to Wales

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Published on February 20, 2009


Sano Ichiro in the Age of Tokugawa:

Mysteries Set in History No. 2

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Published on January 23, 2009


Disney, Aztecs, Longhorns, and Reds:

Ay Chihuahua and GTT

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Published on October 17, 2008


The Transmigration of an Evil Soul:

Of X-Files and Empedocles

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Published on October 9, 2008


On The Road Scholarís Road Again:

Horseshoe Bend,
Valley, and a Reunion

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Published on September 2, 2008


Rambling 'tween the Itchen and the Scratchen:

From Vigo Bay to Home We Go.

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Published on July 3, 2008


The Wandering Bones of Columbus:

An Age of Discovery Pilgrimage.

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Published on June 27, 2008


Four in a Row:

Cannes, Florence,
Rome, and Sardinia.

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Published on June 23, 2008


Of Mountains, Monkeys, and Men:

Gibraltar

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Published on June 21, 2008


Britannia Rules the Waves?

The Forgotten D-Day of 1545

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Published on June 17, 2008


Toward the Western Mediterranean:

Cruising for Enlightenment.

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Published on June 10, 2008


From Novel to Movie to Bad History:

Another Boleyn Girl?

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Published on April 4, 2008


Wooly Mammoth Stampedes,
Grateful Sabretooth Cats,
Pyramid Building, and Slave Revolts:
Now that's Entertainment! Or, Perhaps Not.

10,000 B.C.

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Published on March 12, 2008


Of Lions, Avengers,
and the Spirit of Amy Cooper:

Peril in the Study.

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Published on February 25, 2008


Of Madoc and Monitors:

A Trip to Mobile Bay.

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Published on February 5, 2008


Goodbye to Two Old Friends:

George MacDonald Fraser
and Sir Harry Paget Flashman

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Published on January 16, 2008


Of Old and New Conferences:

Of Old and New Friends.

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Published on December 31, 2007


Edgar Rice Burroughs on War and Race:

The Case of Beyond Thirty.

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Published on November 5, 2007


History Goes to the Movies:

Elizabeth: The Glitzy Outrage.

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Published on October 15, 2007


The Day Islam Almost Died:

The Road to Ayn Jalut.

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Published on September 24, 2007


Reader's Advisory:

Mysteries Set in History, No. 1

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Published on September 3, 2007


Ibn Khaldûn's Words Ring True 600 Years Later.

History Is Good for You!

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Published on August 20, 2007


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