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Trinity College Dublin publishes digital archive of 1641 Irish Rebellion.

Trinity College Dublin has published a digital archive of records from the 1641 Depositions, the Catholic uprising which claimed 12,000 lives. The records are transcripts of witness statements from Protestants and Catholics who witnessed the brutal scenes. Click here to … Continue reading

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Human rights, ancient and modern

Just saw this on the BBC website. The British Museum have been promising Iran the loan of an ancient Babylonian text, written on a clay cylinder. Apparently the BM went back on its promise, and Tehran was up in arms … Continue reading

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