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Rome, Scotland, and Stake-Lined Pits

I was going through some old pictures the other day, and came across this image, and I was so excited that I just had to share! These may look like holes in the ground…and they are. But once, long ago they were one of the many lines of defense that the Romans used to secure […]

Wood Knows Things Too…

A recent study in Science led to newspapers and media outlets around the world today putting headlines like “Roman rise and fall ‘recorded in tree rings“. Ooo… Exciting headlines! But sadly, I am picky, and those headlines are misleading.