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A Roman Bride on her Wedding Day

A Roman bride had to adhere to many strict practices on her wedding day.  From hair to gown to jewels, all was an important demonstration...

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Housework can be dangerous. Why risk it? 

Watch Elizabeth Taylor put on her Make-Up

For those of you interested in vintage make-up, watch Elizabeth Taylor apply makeup  from a scene in the public domain film entitled The ...

Style your hair like Jane Austin did!

If you're a fan of the Regency era and have long hair, here is a beautiful (and easy) tutorial on how to do your hair exactly like they...

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Think this position will make it into the Kama Sutra?

Marguerite Porete - In Her Own Words

I was to learn that to be a religious mystic one risks death.  I was born in the village of Hainaut in France in the 12th century, an...

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The danger of napping on the beach

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