EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY'S HISTORY, CLASSICS AND ARCHAEOLOGY MAGAZINE
With limited textual evidence, understanding the lives of enslaved people in Ancient Rome is a difficult task. Verity Limond examines how the archaeological record may be used to shed more light on their lived experience.
Verity Limond retraces the invention and uses of kites, from ancient China to today.
Since the late nineteenth century, female war correspondents have challenged societal barriers impeding access to the profession. Verity Limond discusses the history of women working in a position dominated by men, and the distinctly human aspect of their reporting.
The Ferris wheel as we know it today was created for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exhibition in Chicago. Verity Limond explores the story of the classic fairground ride’s invention, construction, and its legacy.
Malvina Wells, born in Carriacou around 1804, was one of a number of enslaved persons brought to Scotland during the period of colonial expansionism. Verity Limond examines the stories of women freed from slavery in Britain, where sources are sparse, to help shed light on their lives and experiences.
Following the collapse of the Byzantine Empire to the Ottomans in 1453, it found new provenance in shaping Greek identity during its struggle for independence. Verity Limond explores the place of Byzantine archaeology alongside glorification of the classical past.
Written by Verity Limond. The influence of ‘Doctor Who’ on the television landscape of the United Kingdom is undisputed. But often, the modern reboot of the show overshadows the original series. Verity Limond takes a look back at this original series, weighing up its merits and its flaws.
Senior Editorial Team EDITOR-IN-CHIEFTristan Craig Studies: MA (Hons) Ancient and Medieval History, 4th Year Tristan is a fourth-year Ancient and Medieval History student whose research interests centre on cross-cultural interaction between the Anglo-Saxons and Scandinavian diaspora during the Early Middle Ages, with an emphasis on examining identity through the archaeological record and their literary output…