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BTA Zoom Presentations: Recent Recordings

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You can also access presentations from December 2020 - June 2021 here.

Presentations

2021

10 August. Katrin Raynor-Evans. Exploring Astronomy and Space through Philately

An introduction to the topic of astronomy and space celebrated through philately, including the world’s first astronomy stamps, the global spread of astronomy on stamps and astronomy/space discoveries and achievements that have appeared on philatelic material.

 

13 July. Edith and Rodney Knight. The History, Culture & Civilization of Spain. Part 1: Megaliths, Moors and Monarchs. (Medieval Spain up to the Reconquest)

1n 1492 Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue, from a (just about) united Spain. To get to this point, we need to travel from Talyots, Trajan, Egeria, Visigoths, Moors, Abd al Rahman I to III, Sepharad Jews, Wilfred the Hairy, El Cid, to Ferdinand 1st (not) and Isabella.