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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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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Just like the title says, how many languages can you speak? Actually fluent in, not counting bits and pieces. 1,2,3 or...
T 01:57 AM
Chronos
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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This is troubling, since the state and federal governements like to tout their successes in education. NY Times,...
Dec20-05 11:40 AM
jim mcnamara
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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
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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
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Lebanon's Ruins Survive Recent Bombings...
Aug28-06 10:48 PM
Astronuc
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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
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from the Writer's Almanac (hosted on the Radio by Garrions Keillor) - http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/ - April...
Apr27-06 10:23 AM
Astronuc
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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
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Tomb raider leads Italy police to ancient paintings http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=2085508 Jun 16,...
Jun17-06 06:28 PM
Astronuc
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The Palimpsest The History of the Archimedes Manuscript. ...
Jul2-07 09:48 AM
arildno
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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
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Hunt for lost Leonardo Da Vinci painting to resume in Florence Well - a real mystery.
Mar21-07 12:08 PM
baywax
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http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/programs/2007/02/12/#tuesday Slaughterhouse Five is an excellent movie. ...
Mar4-07 10:57 AM
ray b
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http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=11464869 DNA tests are planned.
Jun27-07 05:28 PM
Astronuc
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Fossil From Last Common Ancestor Of Neanderthals And Humans Found In Europe, 1.2 Million Years Old...
Jul29-12 07:35 AM
PhilDSP
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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
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Huge hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure uncovered in UK...
Jul10-10 07:20 AM
Astronuc
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Historians Reassess Battle of Agincourt http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/25/world/europe/25agincourt.html ...
Oct31-09 07:44 AM
Auron
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I stumbled across this biography while reading about Graham Farmelo's biography of Paul Dirac. ...
Dec29-09 03:14 PM
marcus
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UK treasure hunter finds 52,000 Roman coins http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100708/ap_on_re_eu/eu_britain_roman_coins ...
Jul10-10 05:02 PM
Astronuc
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Lost Civilization May Have Existed Beneath the Persian Gulf ...
Mar13-11 11:58 PM
baywax
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Interesting historical paper How Nuclear Fission Came to Be Discovered 23 May 1957 by Otto R. Frisch, FRS ...
Dec27-10 01:22 PM
WhoWee
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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
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I was reading a book and at one time, reading the Story of the Constitution, by Sol Bloom, was required for imigrants...
Aug9-11 02:09 PM
WhoWee
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or Why War is a losing proposition for all involved. ...
Sep5-11 05:30 PM
turbo
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Iron Age coins discovered in Jersey after 30-year search...
Jul4-12 07:16 AM
HallsofIvy
2 3,330
Thursday (May 16) was the birthday of one of the first well-known female mathematicians of the Western world. Maria...
May17-14 04:50 AM
Douasing
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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
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Fisherman nets 4,000-year-old pagan figurine ...
Jul29-14 01:22 AM
Drakkith
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According to a new historical documentary, Henry VIII underwent a serious personality change following a serious...
Oct21-09 04:01 PM
mgb_phys
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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
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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
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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
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