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Post Archives for October 2014

Happy Halloween! Fun tips for dressing up in 18th-century fashion

31 Oct 2014
Bail, Franck-Antoine, Cutting the Pumpkin. 1910, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Bridgeman Education. Happy Halloween! What... »

Error of Imagination

31 Oct 2014
It can only be with an imagination that has exclusively given itself up to a scientific direction that we can have to do... »
From: Siris

Horror Poetry V: Henry Thomas Liddell, "The Vampire Bride"

31 Oct 2014
The Vampire Brideby Henry Thomas Liddell“I am come—I am come! once again from the tomb, In return for the ring which... »
From: Siris

Word, Zotero, Excel, Perl and back: online facsimiles and the digital research process in the humanities (with source code)

31 Oct 2014
At a recent conference on book history and digital humanities in Wolfenbüttel, I was struck by the very different places... »

Horror Poetry VI: H. P. Lovecraft, "Hallowe'en in a Suburb"

31 Oct 2014
Hallowe'en in a Suburbby H. P. LovecraftThe steeples are white in the wild moonlight, And the trees have a silver glare;Past... »
From: Siris

Thursday 31 October 1661

31 Oct 2014
This morning comes Prior of Brampton to me about the house he has to buy of me, but I was forced to be at the office all... »
From: Pepys' Diary

"His head was full of water": The Death of Charles II of Spain

1 Nov 2014
Charles II of Spain (aka, The Bewitched; Madrid, Spain, 6th November 1661 - Madrid, Spain, 1st November 1700)On this day,... »

Hoard of 17th century artefacts found at Rathfarnham Castle. VIDEO.

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