Mortimer's Hole, a medieval passageway beneath Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, England. It is located in a commanding position on a natural promontory known as "'Castle Rock'", with cliffs 130 feet (40 m) high to the south and west. Built by Henry II For centuries the castle served as one of the most important in England for nobles and royalty alike. Generation 28 on family tree.
Feline Fun Fact: According to the Greek historian Herodotus, in ancient Egypt it was forbidden to kill a cat. If a cat died of natural causes the entire household were required to shave their eyebrows. (Bast statue) (Your Amazing Cat: ~JB http://pinterest.com/popeggs/)
Etruscan charioteer. Etruscans, who lived in Etruria, were known as Tyrrhenians by the Greeks. They were at their height in Italy from the 8th to the 5th century BCE. Herodotus (c. 450 BCE.) reports, as a theory of their origin, that the Etruscans came from Asia Minor. The Etruscans lived in what is modern Tuscany , in the area bounded by the Tiber and Arno rivers, the Apennines and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Comfrey page The Magickal Uses of Comfrey Planetary Association: Saturn Deity Association: Hecate Element: Water Histpry and Folklore: Comfrey has been cultivated for healing since 400 BCE. It was used by such notable Greek physicians as Herodotus, Nicander, Galen and Dioscorides. It continued to be used throughout history and its use spread throughout Europe. The name Symphytum comes from the Greek meaning “Grow together” + “plant”. And comfrey comes from the Latin meaning to grow together…
Herodotus ca. 484 – 425 BC Herodotus is considered the father of history in Western culture. He approached history as a science by collecting his material systematically and testing its accuracy. Herodotus was also a gifted narrator. The word history itself comes from Herodotus’ book The Histories, which means “inquiries” in Greek. This book is also considered the first work of history in Western literature.