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archaeological heritage before 300 BC heritage education

Fact and fiction: Assassin’s Creed and cultural learning

How much of Assassin’s Creed: Origins, set in ancient Egypt, is factually based? Can any cultural learning come out of playing it? This author leaps off the cliffs of Memphis to find out.

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beyond one period events intangible heritage

Halloween: A History

Continuing the theme of the spookiest time of year, let’s explore the origins of October’s favourite holiday: Halloween.

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1500 – 1800 intangible heritage people

A History of Witches

Step into a metaphorical house of horrors as we explore the history of witches in Europe.

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beyond one period intangible heritage people

Who invented time?

Let’s answer the question we’ve all asked ourselves at some point in our lives. Allons-y!

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beyond one period gardens, parks & cemeteries heritage education

The Two Towers of Humboldthain

The towering bunkers of Volkspark Humboldthain are a glaring reminder of Berlin’s war-ridden past, but these landscaped lawns pose a fine balance between beauty and beastly.

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beyond one period landscapes & natural heritage museums & exhibitions

What Lies Beneath

From beautiful castles to crystalline lakes, Slovenia has plenty to offer its visitors. But there’s more to the country than meets the eye…

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beyond one period ensembles, villages & cities people

Digging Deeper: The Women of the Ore Mountains

What roles did women play in the historic mining societies of Saxony? Let’s find out!