Bodices Don’t Rip: Writing Accurate Historical Fiction

Column by Leah Dearborn
Sitting in a classroom or wandering through a sterile museum, we often feel estranged from history. But history is really about people, and that’s what makes it such fertile ground for writers.
Beowulf, Site of Lejre Excavation

Excavated Site In Denmark May Be The Royal Hall From "Beowulf"

News by Christopher Shultz
Grendel may or may not be real, but King Hrothgar and his dining hall certianly were. Now, archaelogists believe they've found the location of the latter.
Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre

Archaeologists Unearth Shakespeare's Pre-Globe Theatre

News by Kimberly Turner
Archaeologists have unearthed the well-preserved remains of the Curtain Theatre, where Shakespeare's company debuted works such as 'Henry V' and 'Romeo and Juliet' before moving to The Globe.