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History of Ireland (I)

Posted September 8th, 2015 at 01:08 PM by Gile na Gile
Updated September 15th, 2015 at 02:30 PM by Gile na Gile

Ancient Ireland

- Flanagan, Laurence, Ancient Ireland: Life Before the Celts, Gill and Macmillan, 2000.

- Macalister, Robert, The Archaeology of Ireland, Bracken Books, London, 1996 [1928].

- O' Kelly, Michaal J., Newgrange: Archaeology, Art and Legend, Thames and Hudson, 1984 [1982].

- O' Kelly, Michaal J., Early Ireland: An Introduction to Irish Prehistory, Cambridge University press, 1993 [1989].

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Posted September 6th, 2015 at 10:16 PM by AlpinLuke

This month may be we could her from Egypt news about the possible discovery of the tomb of this Great Royal Queen, famous of her beauty and so pivotal as historical figure in one of the most complicated period of the history of Ancient Egypt. So what about Nefertiti?

Nefernefruaton Meri Uaenra

This particular name was adopted by one of the most known Great Royal Wife of the history of Ancient Egypt, when his husband changed his own name She was...
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European History: Assorted Reads

Posted September 5th, 2015 at 02:14 PM by Gile na Gile
Updated September 6th, 2015 at 03:31 PM by Gile na Gile

- Fisher, H.A.L., A History of Europe: Vol. I, from the earliest times to 1713, Fontana, 1975 [1935].

- Procacci, Giuliano, History of the Italian People, trans. by Anthony Paul, Penguin Books, 1978 [1968].

- Watson, Peter, The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution and the Twentieth Century, Simon & Schuster, 2010.

Medieval Europe

- Ball, Phillip, Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral...
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Eurocentric thought: Dark Ages

Posted August 31st, 2015 at 12:05 AM by denixius
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If we do not search for deep, we will miss important informations. I mean, known world. 'Dark Ages' term is first put forward by Francesco Petrarca to the history. If you're unfamiliar with renaissance, maybe you can't know that who is he? He is a scholar and poet in the Early Renaissance Italy. He describes this ages as a 'dark'. Why? What is the relation of this poet with the dark ages?

It's may be not important, but he is a humanist poet. [1] We can also recognize him with his philosophical...
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A story

Posted August 25th, 2015 at 04:17 PM by The Imperial Russian

I will recount an interesting tale I had in my home village. Some necessary backstory is that kids (and adults) love a game called stalker [url=http://www.stalker-game.com/]S.T.A.L.K.E.R.[/url] and can get an abundance of toy guns shooting little plastic pellets (what do you call them?) and now to the story. These likely lads were of a wide age group (9-21 I think) and had bought lots, and lots, of these plastic guns. They had SVDs, Kalashes, Deagles, Barets, Revolvers, shotguns, et cetera. Now,...
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