Resources and Fun Stuff
(Or at least the stuff that I think is fun.)
Interested in the content? Wanting to learn more, read more, or hear more? Here is where I will list some interesting resources that I stumble upon that can help expand your learning. You may find books, websites, podcasts, or articles listed below. Find something you think may be of interest? Let me know!
Podcasts are an excellent way to listen to an learn about history and politics. I have my own interests, which I have listed below. Please let me know of any good ones I should add.
The British History Podcast: A comprehensive and interesting history of Great Britain from the Ice Age onwards
Stuff You Missed in History Class: Interesting anecdotes and stories about events and people
British Museum: discusses artifacts and works within the BM's collection
Myths and Legends: a compendium of mythology and stories
Lore: a podcast about the frightening history behind folklore
@natgeo: posts great photographs of nature, historical sites, and peoples from around the world
@museecluny: France's medieval museum in the heart of Paris...they post pictures from their collection and of their buildings
@_medievalart: An account the posts different works of art from the Middle Ages
@castleguide: An account all about castles!
@cathedralgram: An account all about cathedrals!
@medievaldigger: For those who enjoy archeology and digging up treasures.
I love maps. Here are some excellent overviews of regions and phenomena using a series of maps.
The Washington Post: Mapping Christianity Today
The Washington Post: 40 Maps that Explain the World Today
The Washington Post: 40 More Maps that Explain the World