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Medusa, the Snake Haired Gorgon in Greek Mythology
Videoby Kelly Macquire

Medusa, the Snake Haired Gorgon in Greek Mythology

The mortal Medusa along with her two immortal sisters Stheno and Euryale are known as the Gorgons and were born to the sea god Phorcys and the sea goddess Ceto in Greek mythology. All three of the gorgons (in the Greek sources) had wings...
Huguenots and the French Reformation
Videoby Ryan Reeves

Huguenots and the French Reformation

The French Reformation gave us the Huguenots or French Calvinism. The Huguenot movement, though, is often not understood. This video tells the story of the Huguenots, French Calvinists, and the French Wars of Religion. Ryan M. Reeves (PhD...
In Our Time: S6/09 St Bartholomew's Day Massacre
Videoby In Our Time

In Our Time: S6/09 St Bartholomew's Day Massacre

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the infamous St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre. In Paris, in the high summer of 1572, a very unusual wedding was happening in the cathedral of Notre Dame. Henri, the young Huguenot King of Navarre, was marrying...
Ten Minute History - The French Wars of Religion (Short Documentary)
Videoby History Matters

Ten Minute History - The French Wars of Religion (Short Documentary)

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The Ancient Egyptian Practice and Process of Mummification
Videoby Kelly Macquire

The Ancient Egyptian Practice and Process of Mummification

Mummification of the deceased is a practice that began in ancient Egypt as early as 3500 BCE that not only prevented the body from decay and decomposition but was done to ensure the deceased’s successful passage to the afterlife because a...
Chenonceau - The Ladies' Chateau
Videoby History Tea Time with Lindsay Holiday

Chenonceau - The Ladies' Chateau

Not only is Le Chateau de Chenonceau one of the most magnificent palaces in France’s Loire Valley, it also has one of the most fascinating histories. It is known as the Ladies’ Chateau for the many women who owned, renovated and left their...
Queen Catherine de' Medici
Videoby History Tea Time with Lindsay Holiday

Queen Catherine de' Medici

Catherine de' Medici from the powerful Italian family married the future King Henry II of France at 13. When he was impaled through the eye during a joust Catherine ruled France as regent for three of her sons during civil and religious wars...
Ancient Celtic Religion, Druids and Funerary Beliefs
Videoby Kelly Macquire

Ancient Celtic Religion, Druids and Funerary Beliefs

The Ancient Celtic religion was a polytheistic one, with numerous gods with sometimes overlapping responsibilities. The ancient Celts, who occupied parts of western and central Europe during the Late Bronze Age and through to the Iron Age...
The Greek Goddess Hera, Queen of the Olympian Gods
Videoby Kelly Macquire

The Greek Goddess Hera, Queen of the Olympian Gods

Hera was the Greek goddess of family and marriage and the protectress of women in childbirth in Greek mythology. She represented the ideal woman, even though she had a vengeful and jealous nature against the lovers of her husband (and brother...
Ramesses the Great, his Long Life and Rule of Ancient Egypt
Videoby Kelly Macquire

Ramesses the Great, his Long Life and Rule of Ancient Egypt

Ramesses the Great (also known as Ramesses II, as well as the shorter form of his name Ramses) was the third Pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt, and not only lived for 96 years but reigned for sixty-six of those years between 1279...
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