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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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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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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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So how about those Celts? They existed in parallel with the Greeks, Romans, Germanic and Norse tribes (not...
Dec10-05 05:56 PM
scott1
4 3,542
A good start - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Emperor September 18, 96: Nerva was appointed by the Senate to...
Sep4-08 05:47 PM
Ouabache
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An interesting site: http://www.tf.uni-kiel.de/matwis/amat/def_en/kap_5/advanced/t5_1_4.html It is amazing how...
Sep30-05 03:08 PM
hypatia
5 3,210
October 21 of this year marks the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, when the British Navy, under Admiral...
Oct22-05 12:45 AM
Astronuc
2 3,700
It came up in a GD thread that Cronxeh speaks Tatar, which is a Turkic language. Turkic peoples originated in...
Mar12-08 12:12 AM
timur
3 2,473
Back when I was at university studying Physics, I also studied Religions, including Eastern Religions, which brought...
Dec3-05 05:24 PM
Astronuc
3 1,999
Some interesting historical facts: http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/china.html
Oct5-05 08:35 PM
Astronuc
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- http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/ Pick a region - http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/earth.html ...
Oct5-05 08:54 PM
BobG
1 1,602
Another 61 years and it will be the 1000th anniversary. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hastings ...
Oct16-05 11:56 AM
arildno
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While visiting Bulgaria, I got to see some old Europan history going back almost to 0 CE. However, I also learned...
Nov30-07 01:01 PM
Heidijr
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llywelyn_the_Last http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:History_of_Wales
Dec10-05 07:28 PM
Astronuc
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Function: noun Inflected Form(s): plural -gies Etymology: Middle English ethimologie, from Latin etymologia, from...
Dec12-05 03:41 PM
honestrosewater
1 3,378
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/12/1216_051216_humans_britain.html James Owen for National Geographic...
Dec18-05 08:29 AM
Astronuc
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This is interesting, but I could decide if the appropriate topic is genetics or history. ...
Jan22-06 08:46 PM
selfAdjoint
4 1,831
THE ENTIRE SILMARILLION OF J. R. R. TOLKIEN IN ONE THOUSAND WORDS....
Feb5-06 04:30 PM
selfAdjoint
1 12,777
First of all, the history is fascinating with the Byzantine Empire juxtaposed between the Roman Empire and the Middle...
Nov13-07 03:29 PM
Astronuc
9 3,639
Lebanon's Ruins Survive Recent Bombings...
Aug28-06 10:48 PM
Astronuc
0 3,680
The Palimpsest The History of the Archimedes Manuscript. ...
Jul2-07 09:48 AM
arildno
16 3,217
Hunt for lost Leonardo Da Vinci painting to resume in Florence Well - a real mystery.
Mar21-07 12:08 PM
baywax
13 4,617
http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/programs/2007/02/12/#tuesday Slaughterhouse Five is an excellent movie. ...
Mar4-07 10:57 AM
ray b
1 3,437
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=11464869 DNA tests are planned.
Jun27-07 05:28 PM
Astronuc
0 1,925
Fossil From Last Common Ancestor Of Neanderthals And Humans Found In Europe, 1.2 Million Years Old...
Jul29-12 07:35 AM
PhilDSP
34 18,814
The origin of the Huns is a mystery and subject of much debate. They originated in the Steppes of Central Asia as did...
Jun9-08 03:21 PM
Astronuc
4 3,420
Ancient Celtic coin cache found in Netherlands...
Nov26-08 10:45 AM
mgb_phys
6 1,981
4,300-year-old pharaonic tombs unveiled near Cairo...
Dec23-08 11:31 AM
Astronuc
0 2,605
Wreck of renowned British warship found in Channel...
Feb5-09 12:49 PM
hypatia
1 3,211
This is amazing. Although they put it at 2000 years old, I doubt it would be that old. Perhaps it is a copy of the...
Feb6-09 11:48 AM
Astronuc
0 3,055
Huge hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure uncovered in UK...
Jul10-10 07:20 AM
Astronuc
10 8,879
Historians Reassess Battle of Agincourt http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/25/world/europe/25agincourt.html ...
Oct31-09 07:44 AM
Auron
2 2,710
I stumbled across this biography while reading about Graham Farmelo's biography of Paul Dirac. ...
Dec29-09 03:14 PM
marcus
1 3,845
Ancient Tablet Found: Oldest Readable Writing in Europe Found at a site tied to myth, Greek tablet survived only by...
Jun28-11 06:17 PM
Dotini
9 5,900
or Why War is a losing proposition for all involved. ...
Sep5-11 05:30 PM
turbo
20 8,395
Iron Age coins discovered in Jersey after 30-year search...
Jul4-12 07:16 AM
HallsofIvy
2 3,106
Thursday (May 16) was the birthday of one of the first well-known female mathematicians of the Western world. Maria...
May31-13 08:41 PM
Greg Bernhardt
1 3,697
I listened to NPR's Freshair program last night. The host, Terry Gross, interviewed author Stephen Kinzer about his...
Oct17-13 06:26 PM
Dotini
2 2,201
According to a new historical documentary, Henry VIII underwent a serious personality change following a serious...
Oct21-09 04:01 PM
mgb_phys
1 4,141
On 21st of October 1805, history was made when Admiral Lord Nelson defeated Napoleon Bonaparte in the Battle of...
Oct22-09 10:39 AM
Jobrag
1 2,295
A large mud building has been found in Lejre, near Roskilde in Denmark and is believed by archaeologists to be ether a...
Nov10-09 05:12 AM
arildno
7 4,380
Female aviation units in Russia excelled and one was even the most decorated regiment in the whole soviet air force. ...
Nov25-09 09:50 PM
Sorry!
3 4,082
When humans started settling they divided tasks like farming, building etc. And perhaps then each profession was...
Apr9-13 11:12 PM
ImaLooser
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