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“In the 200 years since Austen’s death in July 1817, images purporting to be of her have been made-over, touched up, sexed-up and prettified…”
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What did Jane Austen really look like?

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In the 50 years between AD 235 and 284, emperors came and went with bewildering rapidity…
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10 key Roman dates you need to know

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"It was an age of female European rulers who were instrumental in shaping politics and culture, and helped to disseminate new ideas. This was the cultural climate in which Anne spent her formative years..."
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Anne Boleyn: a 16th-century feminist?

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“She may not have sought the limelight as much as some of her contemporaries, but Elizabeth of York was a Tudor of rare talent…”
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The real history behind ‘The White Princess’

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"Despite catching the attention of nearby residents, the trend for wooden swimming costumes never caught on..."
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6 weird inventions in history

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“During his career, William Henry Fox Talbot and his collaborators created more than 4,500 unique or distinct images…”
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In pictures: The photographs of William Henry Fox Talbot

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The story of the Normans, from Viking settlement in northern France to the loss of Normandy by King John…
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The Normans: a timeline

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"Hitler was willing to take risks, even if the odds were very highly stacked against Germany...”
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“The poor routinely pawned their Sunday clothes early in the week to put food on the table, and redeemed them on Saturdays after wages had been collected…”
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Was Victorian life really so grim?

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"Zoologists selectively bred cows to simulate what – according to Nazi theories – a ‘racially pure’ cow would have looked like..."
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Nazi super-cows and defamed Gods: 7 strange and forgotten moments in history

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“There are in fact no contemporary references to thumbs going either up or down in the Colosseum…”
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A brief history of gestures - from the handshake to the high-five

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Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, aka “the Kingmaker”, was killed at the end of which battle?
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History quiz – Quakers and Kingmakers

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"The Iliad and the Odyssey engage with the megathemes of human life: wrath and war, journey and return..."
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“We are all Trojans…”: Homer’s poetic legacy

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“The plane was being rolled forward now, but the tail skid dragged in the grass. Lindbergh needed to deal with the problem, so he opened the door for the first time since New York and stuck out a leg. That was as far as he got…”
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A pioneering flight: Charles Lindbergh’s transatlantic crossing

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History Hot 100: vote for history's most fascinating figures

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“Turing is also famous for inventing a test for artificial consciousness called the Turing Test, in which a machine proves that it is conscious…”
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7 phases of the history of Artificial intelligence

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“There is more contest, more bloodshed, more drama in the English reformation than we have sometimes realised or recognised…”
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England’s bloody Reformation

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