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Just like the title says, how many languages can you speak? Actually fluent in, not counting bits and pieces. 1,2,3 or...
Jan28-14 07:31 PM
Ashera
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history, references Sticky Thread Pinned: History References ( 1 2)
There is a thread about references in every forum, so i will start by posting this. Feel free to add to this list...
Jan22-13 09:22 PM
willbell
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literature, resources Sticky Thread Pinned: Literature Resources ( 1 2)
I have some decent links that are worth sharing. First off, the Perseus Project is an absolute must-have. You can...
Jul25-11 07:43 PM
arildno
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I may be on the wrong section, but I'll give it a try nonetheless. I have to make an exhaustive research of the battle...
Feb28-07 03:34 PM
Schrodinger's Dog
6 1,833
Is there a prose English translation anyone could recommend?
Feb13-07 08:29 PM
Buckshot Shorty
0 2,190
we are currently studying russia in history, particularly the 1905 and 1917 revolutions, as well as war communism...
Jan30-07 11:51 AM
Moridin
1 1,883
I have always been fascinated by Greek history and the juxtaposition with Roman, Persian and Turkish history. Greece...
Jan13-07 08:37 AM
Astronuc
20 4,790
"The pages of a medieval prayer text also contain words of ancient Greek engineer Archimedes. It takes high-tech...
Jan5-07 06:52 AM
Astronuc
6 2,374
Hello everybody.. I just came across a question: Does literature tell the truth better than any visual arts like...
Dec29-06 03:08 PM
HallsofIvy
7 4,237
I think this subject goes well here though it may have a bit of an S&D flavour. I've always been fascinated by...
Dec20-06 05:34 PM
Ivan Seeking
12 2,620
Does any know where I can find poetry from the ancient Greek civilization? --thanks.
Dec19-06 08:37 PM
lunarmansion
3 2,301
http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/j8289e/J8289E09.htm#TopOfPage http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maunder_minimum
Dec10-06 12:26 PM
Ivan Seeking
0 1,437
gogh Van Gogh ( 1 2)
http://www.absinthebuyersguide.com/vangogh.html The sadness will last forever, a fascinating story of man and...
Dec8-06 04:09 PM
nannoh
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It's frightening to see that there are groups of people that want to hide reality from the populace. I hope the...
Dec3-06 01:40 PM
tehno
1 1,577
Evo reminded me that last year some PF folk observed October 12 by recalling the role of discoveries in history As...
Oct30-06 09:12 AM
iamanigeeit
6 2,124
Why did Britain occupied HongKong in the 19th century economically, politically, and socially? What was some of the...
Oct29-06 11:44 AM
Evo
2 2,192
can anyone tell me when humans first used clear time divisions of day, night, I do not mean terms like sun up or sun...
Oct17-06 12:45 AM
wolram
2 1,455
Do you have a favorite translation? And what do you like about that particular translation? To give people that...
Oct6-06 01:49 PM
arildno
12 1,932
The 27th International Congress of Geneology and Heraldry has just concluded in St. Andrews, Scotland. See their...
Sep30-06 03:18 PM
selfAdjoint
0 1,611
Lebanon's Ruins Survive Recent Bombings...
Aug28-06 10:48 PM
Astronuc
0 3,683
Through out the centuries civilizations have waxed and waned, the Roman empire, the Aztecs, the egyptian pyramid...
Aug17-06 09:30 AM
jim mcnamara
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References are introduced in the discussions with regard to Islam, given the conflicts raging in Iraq and Lebanon, and...
Aug13-06 08:14 AM
Astronuc
0 2,915
http://www.archaeology.org/online/interviews/reeves.html
Aug6-06 03:00 PM
Evo
1 1,689
Any links to how this was used in every day speech ?
Jul10-06 01:26 AM
wolram
8 1,642
I recently noticed in an article about Chernobyl that it was spelled Chornobyl. I conjecture that this is because the...
Jul8-06 05:22 PM
selfAdjoint
2 2,148
OUTERSPACE!! Timesonline I guess the aliens did build the pyraminds:biggrin:
Jun25-06 07:12 PM
Evo
1 1,964
Tomb raider leads Italy police to ancient paintings http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=2085508 Jun 16,...
Jun17-06 06:28 PM
Astronuc
0 2,028
http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200203/camels.west.htm
Jun13-06 06:34 AM
Ivan Seeking
2 4,842
Some interesting reading... http://www.unifi.it/unifi/surfchem/solid/bardi/chimera/
Jun7-06 10:14 AM
Mattara
4 4,299
So there are some words that are the same in different language and I want to know where these wods come from. Do they...
Jun4-06 12:42 PM
Lisa!
13 8,729
Some of the historic fact/fiction stories i have an interest in, there is plenty about them on the net, but who is...
Jun1-06 01:27 AM
Ivan Seeking
8 4,726
A 1500 year old royal Maya tomb has been discovered. The archeologists have worked under a lot of pressure, since...
May31-06 09:37 AM
hypatia
1 3,571
I stumbled across this presentation at a Colloqium in Physics at Universität Siegen, Siegen, Germany. It outlines and...
May16-06 10:12 PM
syko sykes
1 2,610
Astro, did you intend to add something here?
May16-06 09:38 PM
Astronuc
1 1,509
I often wonder how much our ancient ancestors, or at least the elite among them, knew about the origins of the...
May9-06 08:39 AM
selfAdjoint
7 4,136
Have you ever read about the life of Jesus of Nazareth ? Have you ever read about the life of the Egyptian God Horus...
Apr30-06 09:18 AM
Ivan Seeking
8 3,264
It seems google has accepted that some people can not spell, with its intuitive search it will suggest an alternative...
Apr28-06 02:22 AM
Mk
2 1,650
from the Writer's Almanac (hosted on the Radio by Garrions Keillor) - http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/ - April...
Apr27-06 10:23 AM
Astronuc
0 1,838
I found this of great interest. I stumbled across Panini's name while looking for the food of the same (more or less)...
Apr17-06 02:09 AM
honestrosewater
7 10,931
I made a comment about a traditional long bow in another thread. That lead me to look at the use of the long bow,...
Apr9-06 12:38 PM
Astronuc
0 1,707
The picture of the guy with the hair gel is really attractive. So poofy hair was "in" 2,000 years ago. "Male...
Mar24-06 02:29 PM
arildno
12 2,877
I had to laugh at some of the criteria for (humanity) discribed in this Wiki article,...
Mar21-06 09:01 PM
selfAdjoint
1 1,572
The last great naval engagement before the advent of the aircraft carrier to place almost 90 years ago. Wikipedia...
Mar5-06 08:01 AM
Astronuc
0 2,756

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