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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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Notes on Prague, Bohemia, Czech, Czechslovakia, and the Czech Republic

Posted October 29th, 2016 at 02:28 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 19th, 2016 at 07:13 PM by Piccolo

Prague is some city in the Czech republic. Notable tourist attractions include some clock, and St. Charles Bridge.
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List of Spanish and Portuguese Conquistadores

Posted October 29th, 2016 at 01:43 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 2nd, 2016 at 12:25 PM by Piccolo

PŠnfilo de NarvŠez- Born in Spain; first came to Jamaica in 1510. Participated in the Spanish colonization and conquest of Cuba.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P%C3%A...e_Narv%C3%A1ez



List of conquistadors on wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_conquistadors
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Notes on the Romans

Posted October 18th, 2016 at 12:51 PM by Piccolo
Updated October 19th, 2016 at 05:24 PM by Piccolo

I don't think the Romans actually invented the building arch.

Siccius Dentatus -was a noted Roman sodier.


The reign of Antonius Pius (the 4th of the 5 good Emperors) was from 138-161.


Plutarch wrote a noted work entitled "Rise of Rome" (though Plutarch could be said to be Greek....)
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Greek Theatre

Posted October 11th, 2016 at 07:05 PM by Piccolo
Updated October 22nd, 2016 at 01:20 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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