The English-language blog of the Israel State Archives (ISA)
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
How the Battle of Hastings made Harry Potter
OK, this post has nothing to do with Israel's documented story. But it is fun, and demonstrates the practice of history at its best - and what are archvies about if not the stuff from which the telling of history is done. So go yee and read Walter Russell Mead's mediation on how the Battle of Hastings (946 years ago this week) influences our world today.