April 2015 in Review

This is an index and summary of the things I’ve talked about over the last month. Links for multi-post subjects go to the first post (even if it’s before this month), you can follow the internal navigation links from there.



“Plantagenet England 1225-1360” Michael Prestwich. Part of the New Oxford History of England.

Total: 1


From Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East. Exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery of photos from the then Prince of Wales’s trip to the Middle East in 1862.

Total: 1


Ashoka – In Our Time episode about Ashoka who ruled a vast empire including much of India in the 4th Century BC.

Total: 1


“Cuneiform: The World’s Oldest and Most Marvellous Writing System” Irving Finkel – the first part of the BSS Study Day on cuneiform.

“The Cyrus Cylinder: Unexpected Discoveries and the Rediscovery of Meaning” Irving Finkel – the second part of the BSS Study Day on cuneiform.

“From King to Ancestor: Transition to Napatan Royal Afterlife (A Glimpse of a Funerary Ritual)” Birgitte Balanda – April EEG meeting talk.

Total: 3



Art of China – Andrew Graham Dixon talking about the history of art in China.

Total: 1


Egypt Holiday 2014: Petrified Forest and the Desert.

Egypt Holiday 2014: Qasr el Sagha.

Egypt Holiday 2014: Karanis.

Egypt Holiday 2014: Luxor Temple.

Total: 4