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For the Irish historian John Bagnell Bury, history should be treated as a science and not a mere branch of literature. Many contemporary histories written in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century were poetic and heroic in tone, blending fact and fiction, myths and legends. They sometimes relied on sources from Shakespeare and classical poets. For Bury, the facts of history may be legendary or romantic in nature, but they should be recounted in a scholarly and non-judgmental manner, ...
 
J.B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it is such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third edition was still being used as a college textbook in the late 1960′s. In the newer editions, a co-author rewrote the material dealing with the early centuries where there have been new archeological developments, but the later chapters and Bury’s framework were retained essentially unchanged. Bury writes in a lucid, easily understood style that entertains as i ...
 
The writings of J. B. Bury, on subjects ranging from ancient Greece to the 19th-century papacy, are at once scholarly and accessible to the layman. This work covers the period from the beginning of the Roman Empire until Gibbon begins; from Augustus through Marcus Aurelius and the Antoinine Emporers. (Summary by kmerline)
 
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Bury My Heart, USA
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Our podcast discusses American soccer, from U.S. Men's and Women's National Teams to MLS, NASL, NWSL, and USL leagues. At times, we also discuss related topics, such as beer, coffee, or other media in so much as they connect with soccer.
 
J.B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it was such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third edition was still being used as a college textbook in the late 1960′s. In the newer editions, a co-author rewrote the material dealing with the early centuries where there have been new archeological developments, but the later chapters and Bury’s framework were retained essentially unchanged. Bury writes in a lucid, easily understood style that entertains as ...
 
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Bury the Lede
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Winnipeg Free Press writers Erin Lebar and Jen Zoratti chat about trending topics, life in Winnipeg and, really, whatever else they want to – their pod, their rules. They’re basically Statler and Waldorf, but cuter.
 
Stay up to date with the many fun and educational classes, inspiring author visits, vast range of books and historical archives at the Bury Libraries.
 
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Jen and Erin are joined by Sol Israel, the Winnipeg Free Press's cannabis reporter, to talk about the legalization of recreational-use cannabis in Canada, which happened this week. He fills them in on his experience covering the cannabis beat, addresses the stigma around pot use, and breaks down the dos and don'ts of smoking/transporting/growin ...…
 
Jen and Erin are joined by Free Press political columnist Dan Lett to discuss the upcoming civic election: Why does no one care about civic politics? How can you get to know your local candidates? Who stands a chance of winning the mayoral race? How did Portage and Main become one of the biggest issues of this election? Dan tells it all! The la ...…
 
Jen and Erin dive deep into fall, discussing why pumpkin is not the same as pumpkin spice (and why apple is clearly the superior fall flavour), the NHL's newest mascot, Gritty, and why Ticketmaster fees are the worst. Also, Free Press wine and drinks writer Ben Sigurdson returns for another installment of Budget Wine of the Month Club.…
 
In this loosely back-to-school themed episode, Jen and Erin discuss self-care tips for the stressed, whether or not bras should be mandatory (spoiler: no), and how a girl gang of Nicoles came to be at the University of Calgary.
 
Jen and Erin chat about some of the new words added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary and the evolution of language. They also talk about sperm! More specifically, a new GQ long-read that provides some pretty startling scientific evidence saying men are half as fertile as they were 40 years ago. The gals also bring back the popular Pop-Culture ...…
 
On this episode, Jen and Erin talk about Burger Week, which kicks off in Winnipeg on Sept. 1, as well as Balenciaga's $9000 'Joey Tribbiani' coat and group-chat etiquette.
 
Jen and Erin discuss a new Free Press food project called Food For Thought, and give some shout-outs to readers for the feedback the ladies received from their food road-trip story. Erin also tries her first ever peanut butter and jelly sandwich, sparking a conversation about nostalgic eats. Keeping with the food theme, Jen and Erin try two new ...…
 
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