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Posted January 17th, 2017 at 08:06 PM by General Winter
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A little bit belated post, but yet ...

It is good that the last holiday of any year is the 30th of December - the birthday of the USSR.

Even if the Soviet Union lies buried and is eaten by worms.

In 1970s Solzhenitsyn wrote mockingly in one of his scribble :what will you do with your class struggle and the dictatorship of the proletariat if a great meteorite falls or if the Arctic and Antarctic ice melts?

Soviet philosopher Mikhail Lifschitz...
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List of Mongol Generals:

Posted November 20th, 2016 at 02:42 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 24th, 2016 at 06:05 PM by Piccolo

List of Mongol and Mongol Empire generals?


Berk (brother of Batu)

The biggies:

Genghis Khan
Nogai- Perhaps the first leader of the Golden Horde after it devoluted from the Mongol Empire. More of a "King Maker" than a Khan though.



Yelü Chucai- A statesman...
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First Mongol invasion of Europe (among other notes on the Mongols......)

Posted November 20th, 2016 at 01:33 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 25th, 2016 at 07:59 PM by Piccolo

Here, I will post some random notes regarding the first Mongol invasions of Europe, among other Mongol campaigns, as well as other notes on the Mongolians.

I wonder if during the period the Mongols moved on west of eastern Ukraine; the Mongols had an Indian front as well.

I think there were from 1221-1327. Either involving the Mongols or the Chagatai Khanate.

Thus, there were Mongols activites around India from the period of 1235-1241 (around the time...
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The riddle of the Shudra, the Rajanya and the Kshatriya!

Posted November 17th, 2016 at 10:31 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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The Rise of Modern Science in the West: 400 Years from Petrarch to Joseph Black

Posted November 9th, 2016 at 07:22 PM by civfanatic
Updated November 9th, 2016 at 07:33 PM by civfanatic

In his 1796 "Lectures on Chemistry," the British chemist-professor Joseph Black stated: "It is the desire of knowledge, of improvement, of obtaining new facts in any Subject which they take into consideration which distinguishes a Newton or a Boerhaave from the rest of their contemporaries. They deservedly have acquired the appellation of Philosophers... In short, I call every man a Philosopher who invents anything new or improves any business in which he is employed - Even the Farmer...
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