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Name: Arthur Fregona
Date registered: January 13, 2010
URL: http://www.historybuffs.co.za

Latest posts

  1. The First Selfie — June 8, 2016
  2. Dr. Killie Campbell – Collector Extraordinaire — July 3, 2015
  3. Stern Utility — February 16, 2015
  4. Knife Through Butter — January 16, 2015
  5. Alas Poor Little Colony — January 9, 2015

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  2. Mutiny in Durban Harbour — 11 comments
  3. Uboats off Natal — 9 comments
  4. Johan Swartz – A Tribute — 6 comments
  5. Editorial — 5 comments

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Jun 06

Theology, Politics & Literature at Hampton Court

THEOLOGY, POLITICS AND LITERATURE AT HAMPTON COURT A New Book about the King James’s Bible  Review of a new book about the King James Bible by Robin Lamplough The quatercentenary, or 400th anniversary of the publication of the Authorized or King James version of the Bible in 1611 has been marked in a variety of …

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Jun 05

Most analysed artifact in history

Hiding in plain sight?

“It is either the most awesome and instructive relic of Christ in existence or it is one of the most ingenious, most unbelievably clever products of the human mind and hand on record.

It is either one or the other, there is no middle ground.”—Historian John Walsh

Jan 17

Uboats off Natal

The Local Ocean War, 1942-1944 by William Bizley This article reproduced here by kind permission of the author. Some sixty seven years after the event, a good deal of reminiscence is evident as participants, historians, and a fascinated public carefully re-follow the chronology of World War II. Amazingly missing from this recollection here in Natal …

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Jan 02

Free Software Foundation

  Link to Madam and Eve. Proudly South African!

Dec 24

Natalia 40

NATALIA 40 For any Natal history buff, the appearance of Natalia, the journal of the Natal Society Trust, is a red-letter day. The publication of Natalia 40 in December 2010 proved no exception.

Dec 20

Life on Earth kickstarted 3billion years ago.

Life on Earth dramatically surged around three billion years ago, possibly when primitive forms developed more efficient ways to harness energy from sunlight, according to a study.via

Dec 04

Understanding History

  History is often simply described as  the ‘study of the past’, but  how do we approach the subject  and try to understand it?   One approach attempts to move away from the old conventional attitude embodied in the ‘great man’ and ‘great nation’  model in our  understanding  of  history. Hitherto there has been too …

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Nov 17

An appeal from Wikipedia founder.

An appeal from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales I got a lot of funny looks ten years ago when I started talking to people about Wikipedia. Let’s just say some people were skeptical of the notion that volunteers from all across the world could come together to create a remarkable pool of human knowledge – all …

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Nov 04

History is about People

By Robin Lamplough Whenever those with an interest in history gather, there is the likelihood that before long the conversation will turn to the nature of the discipline for which they share an enthusiasm. And there are probably as many opinions as there are participants in the colloquy. But one thing is impossible to ignore …

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Sep 17

Iron Age village found in UK

Ancient human infant and animal remains, evidence of an Iron Age settlement, have been unearthed during the construction of a school in London. via Iron Age village found in UK.

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