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Facial reconstruction: Meeting the faces of our past

Reading Time: 5 minutes One of the most potent ways historians connect people to our past is through facial reconstruction. As the technology to reproduce those ancient faces progresses, we’re discovering that we need to be aware of how we use it. Our biases can accidentally shift the appearance of those faces and distort the understanding audiences gain from […]

Posted inHistory, Religion

The Silence of Pamphile of Epidaurus (1st-Century Fridays #10)

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! It’s Friday, and that means our attention turns to history. Specifically, we focus on a voice from the 1st century to see if they said anything about Jesus or Christianity during Jesus’ supposed lifetime.  This time around, that voice is female. Pamphile of Epidaurus wrote some excellent histories, so let’s see if […]