Are you yearning for carols? Are you longing for tinsel and ornaments? Is there not enough cheer in your life? We’ve got the cure for the July blues. It’s Christmas time!
First, learn about the history of Christmas in July by reading this insightful and fun-filled post from last year: Happy Christmas in July!
Next, check out all of the free gifts we have to offer: Continue reading
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Christmas is a celebration with ancient roots and shared customs across many cultures. Mythology, religion and politics have through the millennia influenced how Christmas became what it is today. And let’s not forget the role that marketing has played in making this holiday a worldwide phenomenon. (Don’t miss our blog series on the history of marketing). But a newer celebration has taken off in recent years—Christmas in July. Many think it’s a marketing scheme launched to clear out old merchandise and prepare for new products. But Christmas in July has a much older derivation: Continue reading
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We hope your holidays were joyous and accompanied by good cheer, good company and good food. We wanted to make sure that in the midst of all the holiday celebration you received your free gifts from AntiquityNOW. Just click on the links below.
Enjoy our e-cookbook with delectable recipes from our Bon Appetit Wednesday! blog posts. Each recipe includes a brief explanation of the food’s ancient origins—with many surprises sure to tickle the imagination along with the palate.
New this year! AntiquityNOW has a variety of free content to supplement the classroom curricula, all organized by region/era and including fun facts, educational projects, videos, lessons and more showing how ancient lives continue to influence us today. Who knew the first computer was built more than 2,000 years ago in Greece? That bubble gum was discovered from 3,000 BCE in Finland? Or that the ballgame was created in Mesopotamia in 1400 BCE? We knew because at AntiquityNOW we love to make those eye-popping, jaw-dropping connections. As we like to say, “The past is not as distant as you may think.” Like what you see? Let us showcase your best ideas revealing how past and modern times intersect. Please go to “Submit Work.”
We’ve added more bookmarks, including for the two projects above, to download for you archaeologists, teachers, students, cultural preservationists, puzzle aficionados, Trivial Pursuit enthusiasts and historical gadflies everywhere.
Join us in cherishing and preserving our global heritage. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how. Let’s make 2015 a year to remember.
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