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The Voice

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 02:10 PM by deaf tuner
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I admit, I do like to listen "The Voice". The auditions, in fact.

I am on Historum usually when it's broadcast, so it's like for the jury: blind.

I am listening only with half of my left ear (the one still partially functional), so I pass the introductions, the advertising adds.

And now and then I hear something. I stop reading or writing my post (a good think now and then, actually. Replying, that is). But still not looking. It is a good...
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Alkaios

Posted November 19th, 2015 at 09:12 AM by Iphigeneia
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Han Dynasty Agriculture

Posted May 8th, 2017 at 08:36 PM by HackneyedScribe
Updated February 16th, 2018 at 10:15 PM by HackneyedScribe

Agricultural had always been stressed by the Chinese literati as the foundation of the state, and under the Han dynasty agricultural production reached its first peak. The founding emperor, Liu Bang, was once a commoner himself. Although Liu the commoner showed no interest in agricultural pursuits, as emperor he soon realized the importance of agronomy for state building. It is without question that his heirs also adopted similar viewpoints. Canals were dug, fields were irrigated, and incentives...
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Book Review: Samurai, Warfare and The State in Early Medieval Japan

Posted January 7th, 2011 at 07:26 AM by leakbrewergator

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Samurai, Warfare and the State in Early Medieval Japan is Dr. Karl Friday's contribution to the "Warfare and History" series created by Jeremy Black. I've only read a few other titles in this series, but Friday's is easily my favorite.

This work provides a stunning amount of information on the advancements in weapon technology in
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A Venerated Forgery: The Daoist Origins of Shaolin’s Famous Yijin Jing Manual

Posted March 31st, 2011 at 08:52 PM by ghostexorcist
Updated October 31st, 2013 at 05:09 AM by ghostexorcist

A Venerated Forgery: The Daoist Origins of Shaolin’s Famous Yijin Jing Manual

By Jim R. McClanahan

The Buddhist monk Bodhidharma (菩提達摩, a.k.a. Damo, 達摩) is said to have come to China during the 6th century in order to spread his own form of meditation-based Mahayana Buddhism known as Chan (禪), or as it is more widely known, Zen. The common story passed around in martial arts circles is that the Indian monk retired to a cave...
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