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08/20/07

Permalink 12:04:33 pm, by sue Email , 208 words   English (CA)
Categories: Blog Talkers

Going Back In Time

This week's question: What historical time period would you most like to visit? Why?

I LOVE this question, but cannot help wondering if it would not be more appropriately answered on our history blog. :D

When I was a kid I was fascinated by the idea of time travel! However, as an adult I recognise the inherent problems with it, and acknowledge the difference between real history, and romanticized versions of different historical eras. For a humourous look at these please do visit my bus man's entry for this week's Blog Talkers: The Curse Of Being A Historian.

If there had to be one time period that I must visit, or one historical figure that I would want to meet it would be the late 14th century, and that person would be Leonardo da Vinci.

Self-portrait in red chalk, circa 1512 to 1515

Leonardo was the "Renaissance Man," and an absolute genius! He, and he alone would not be freaked out by my visit, in fact I bet he would be completely intrigued, and accepting of my status as a time traveller.

Meeting with Leonardo would be very cool, plus I may also be able to get answers to a few modern day mysteries from him! B)

Cheers!
Sue
XOX

Permalink 11:20:29 am, by sue Email , 96 words   English (CA)
Categories: Sponsored Scribblings, Helping Hands, Healthy Living

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Cheers!
Sue
XOX

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