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The Persian Wars

WarsBetween 500 and 386 BC Persia was for the policy-making classes in the largest Greek states a constant preoccupation. (It is not known, however, how in the set against away the length of the social scale this preoccupation elongated in seek of fact.) Persia was never less than a subject for artistic and oratorical mention, and sometimes it actually good foreign policy decisions.

The impinge on for the far and wide more numerous smaller states of mainland Greece was vary inasmuch as a distinctive policy of their own toward Persia or anybody else was hardly an option for most of the times. However, Eretria, by now a third-class skill, had its own unproductive dogfight gone Persia in 490, and some deeply little cities and islands were cold to book regarding the Serpent Column (the victory dedication to Apollo at Delphi) their participation upon the Greek side in the to your liking combat of 480479. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Historical

 

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The War on Witches: Where Chronicles Happened

Witches warPendle Hill, Lancashire

Mass witch trials were rare in England, primarily due to the workings of common put it on, which prevented individuals from pursuing campaigns adjacent-door to a general perceived threat. Instead, a engagement was usually based in report to a formal disease from an insulted party. However, in 1612, 16 people excited on the subject of Pendle Hill were tried at Lancaster gaol, accused of selling their souls to the devil and murdering 17 people through witchcraft.

The initial accusation was directed at Alison Device for allegedly cursing a pedlar who had refused to assign her some pins. When the pedlar taking into account suffered a court measures, Alison was accused of causing him exploitation by witchcraft, and in her subsequent proceedings incriminated another members of her associates, who in twist named option village members. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 11, 2018 in Historical

 

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History of Mao

This huge biography of Mao, the work of a married couple formed by a writer and a historian, aims to present itself as an essential book about the founder of the Chinese communist regime. It is in terms of the documentation handled and the interviews conducted by the authors, although it has numerous literary features that try to delve into Mao’s psychology, which offers a portrait of a ruthless and thirsty leader of power.

Throughout these pages you can see the hand of Jung Chang, the author of Wild Swans , one of the most popular novels about Mao’s China. Chang suffered in his own flesh the humiliations of the Cultural Revolution, for which he had had a previous enthusiasm. Perhaps this book was born as an attempt to delve into the figure of the man who quickly modernized China without caring about the price of millions of lives. That same leader captivated the writer in her youth, although from that idealized image there is only one monster left who can sacrifice everyone, including her own family, for the sake of her personal ambition. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 6, 2018 in Historical, Human

 

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Chile’s secret history

Chile's historyI had an interest in the social aspect, in the ways that a person can contribute to their community and here I am, suddenly doing something that seems to make sense to many, helping to foster reflection on our past, our identity and our present through a noble vehicle: the history of this country, helping to build a bridge between our life as a country, our historians and ordinary people, like me, seems like a dream.
This is the balance that the writer Jorge Bardot (The interior war, Sync) makes of the last three years, in which he was dedicated almost exclusively to write the trilogy Secret History of Chile. An ambitious nonfiction work whose first two titles have sold 200 thousand copies to date; something completely atypical in a market like Chile. And that now closes with the arrival of the third installment to the national bookstores, with a first edition of 30 thousand copies, edited by Sudamericana.
A literary adventure that left no one indifferent and that more than once earned him harsh criticism. Some people do not understand that raising different points of view is not ‘destroy our values and our heroes’, but open the discussion, review and reflection on aspects not very touched massively and urgently need to be put on the table to understand each other better That there is a debt between our history and ordinary people, a distance that is urgent to shorten, says Baradit.History is political, it must be constantly discussed and reviewed, it is not written in marble and it is always changing with new research and discoveries, it is essential that it be on our contingent discussion table because it is finally reflected and it is about today, adds . Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 4, 2018 in Historical

 

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The Deed back Suggestion to Witches

War witchesThe 16th century was a era of religious to-do caused, in allocation, by the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation. As the aftershocks of religious estrangement elongated across Europe, terror take at the forefront that the Day of Judgment was nigh. Catholics viewed the rift as a sign that the Antichrist was increasing his works in the world, even though Protestants saw the defilement of the Catholic church as proof that the devil was ventilated.

Fuelling concerns roughly the pernicious toss around of magic and the devil was the case of print, which saying an influx of written texts from the continent, such as the Malleus Maleficarum (c1486), urging people to believe decisive operate in the broil behind witches and magic. It was adjoining this emotionally charged backdrop that Henry VIII introduced the first English statutes addressing witchcraft in 1542, followed by adding, stricter, legislation by Elizabeth I in 1563 and James I in 1604. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 11, 2018 in Historical

 

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Ancient people of Turkey worshiped the skulls

Ancient people of Turkey worshiped the skullsNew excavations at the famous settlement Gobekli-Tepeshowed that the inhabitants of Turkey of the Stone Age worshiped the skulls of dead people, which they covered with abstract patterns and lines, according to an article published in the journal Science Advances.

The Neolithic people who lived in the south of Anatolia and the Levant paid special attention to the skulls of people, kept them in special places and decorated them with soft tissues and paints. Recently, similar skulls were found in Gobekli-Tepe, and their role and function remained the subject of debate among Scientists, writes Julia Gresky of the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin.

Gobekli-Tepe, as well as several other sites of ancient people in Anatolia, such as Chatal-Guyuk and Tepejik-Chiftlik, are today considered to be one of the oldest traces of the existence of the first rudiments of civilization, religion and culture on Earth. Excavations, which scientists have been carrying out here since the 1960s, helped uncover many details of how agriculture arose, the first cities and art, and showed that states and the vertical of power had not existed approximately 8-9 thousand years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 29, 2017 in civilization, Historical

 

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A romantic mystery of Georgian history

Georgian historyTamar entered Georgian history as a fair and wise queen. The time of her reign is rightly called the Golden Age. Her coronation was the first time in the history of the country when a woman ascended to the throne. The name Tamar today is covered with legends, one of the most romantic is associated with the name of the famous poet Shota Rustaveli …

Historians are still arguing about what connected Queen Tamar and the poet Rustaveli. Their relationship was fanned by a romantic fleur, Tamar favored a talented poet and granted him the place of a treasurer at the court. He also sang his beloved in the immortal poem The Knight in the Panther’s Skin. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 30, 2017 in Historical

 

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The Sun of the Golden Age

Golden AgeThe spring was friendly and sunny was the summer … The generous sun of the Golden Age shone above the sprouting fields and villages scattered across the plains and highlands. In the autumn, the ears were filled with grain, and the whole family went out to harvest: the reapers became one row and, singing the praises of the Great Mother, cut the ears with wooden sickles with silicon inserts.




Then they transferred the grain to a common barn at the tribal church, ground the stone pistils with grain, baked cakes from flour, cooked beer and prepared for the Harvest Festival. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 12, 2017 in Historical

 

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The Worst Environmental Disaster in the History of Mankind

Environmental Disaster In 2011, the earthquake, which is believed to be aftershock after another chilean earthquake in 2010, triggered a tsunami that caused the melting of reactors at Tepco’s nuclear power plant in the japanese city of fukushima. Three reactors melt, and the subsequent emission of radiation into the water was the largest in the history of mankind. Only three months after the disaster, radioactive chemicals were discarded in the Pacific Ocean in quantities exceeding the emissions during the Chernobyl’s disaster.




However, in fact, in fact indicators can be much more, because, as in recent years has been proven by several scientists, official japanese estimates of reality do not match. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 11, 2017 in Historical

 

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The Word of a Gentleman

The word On april 2, 1801, the british fleet under the command of admiral hyde parker, without declaration of war, attacked the danish squadron defending the Copenhagen capital of denmark. The reason for the attack was the accession of denmark to the “union of armed neutrality”, advocating for free trade and against the british-declared naval blockade of continental europe.




In addition to Denmark, the union included russia, prussia and sweden, dissatisfied with the fact that the british drowned or seized civil ships of neutral countries, delivering goods to france or to territories controlled by france. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 7, 2017 in Historical

 

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