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Primary Source: Ammianus Marcellinus on the Huns

Posted January 20th, 2017 at 12:26 AM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated January 20th, 2017 at 12:40 AM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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The document on the Huns is from Ammianus Marcellinusí book called Res Gestae. Ammianus Marcellinus wrote his work during the late 300s of the Common Era as a history of the Roman Empire from the reign of the Emperor Nerva until the end of Emperor Valensí reign; a period spanning from 96 to 378 AD. The historical context of Ammianusí document lies in his writing a history of the Roman Empire. Ammianus started his...
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The riddle of the Shudra, the Rajanya and the Kshatriya!

Posted November 17th, 2016 at 11:31 PM by Sanjay Sonawani

The scholars have miserably been misled or it has been a deliberate act on their part that they have tried to portray ancient India through the Vedic eyes, without paying any heed at the stark open facts those are present, known and yet neglected. Even the inferences they have tried to derive from the Vedic texts are only to prove their age-old notions, no matter how they are wrong. This is why the picture of the ancient Indian society and Vedic society is distorted for they did not consider them...
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Nazareth or Nabratein or ...?

Posted November 17th, 2016 at 09:22 PM by gold heart
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Could the "real/lost" Nazareth be Nabratein (not the traditional "Nazareth")? by Sean B.

(This is just a repost of our original rough article from a few years ago, we haven't yet improved/updated it except a quick editing some bits.)

The reason/story for this article was that I had seen that sources claim that the traditional "Nazareth" was not around (evidence it didn't exist or no evidence it existed) at the time of Christ (and no synagogue...
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skeleton Arthurian Britain timeline (Caesar to Egbert)

Posted November 16th, 2016 at 10:46 PM by gold heart
Updated November 17th, 2016 at 09:26 PM by gold heart

This is only a rough composite timeline of British history from Caesar to Egbert. We have only given key words/names not full details.

Certain people in the forum said our battle sites of "Arthur" discovery was "only one small part of dark age British history", and even though it wrongly minimizes/sidelines our battles of "Arthur" discovery, we realized that one extra proof that people seem to require is resolving the Britons/Saxons/battles history of...
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Greek Theatre

Posted October 11th, 2016 at 08:05 PM by Piccolo
Updated October 22nd, 2016 at 02:20 PM by Piccolo

Greeks were not only known for their theatres (and ampitheatres), the invention of such has often been atrributed to them (though, like many Greek ideas, this possibly started with Egypt or the Middle East.)

Theater comes from the Greek word theatron which means "seeing place".

The Greeks even had awards for such theatres; perhaps roughly equivalent to our Oscars (well, more like Tony awards for theatre. Or obies for off broadway theatre....).

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