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Shadows and Substance: Seán Mac Eoin and the Slide into Civil War, 1922

Posted May 5th, 2018 at 07:32 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on the build-up to the Civil War, from the Dáil debates to the confrontations in Westmeath and Sligo, with a focus on Seán Mac Eoin, the Longford IRA leader turned Free State general.

Shadows and Substance: Seán Mac Eoin and the Slide into Civil War, 1922

Seán Mac Eoin was in a triumphant mood when he came to Athlone to oversee the evacuation of its British garrison in February 1922. Standing in the centre of the Castle square, he addressed the parade of Irish soldiers...
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Sources for history

Posted May 2nd, 2018 at 12:40 PM by Piccolo
Updated May 2nd, 2018 at 12:51 PM by Piccolo

Here is a list of books and website for history:

Project Gutenberg- Some historical works here, such as the autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

http://www.gutenberg.org/


Sacred Texts- Some history on this website (they even have Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire)


http://www.sacred-texts.com/

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BOOKS:

Plutarch's Lives

Rise of Rome By Plutarch

Decline...
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The hopes of the Welsh killed by a Scottish man under the pay of the English.

Posted April 29th, 2018 at 05:01 PM by llywelyn ap gruffydd

owain lawgoch was born around 1330 and was the great-great-grandson of Llywelyn the Great and a great-nephew of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd who was the last but one native welsh prince (owain glyndwr) .

After the death of llywelyn ap gruffydd, Edward Longshanks tried his best to extinguish the lineage of llywelyn and there for end the dream of welsh independence.

This was a traumatic time for the welsh.

Here some quotes on the death of llywellyn.
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Syria's Cultural Heritage and the Civil War.

Posted April 25th, 2018 at 11:39 PM by JaddHaidar

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In ancient times, Syria was a part of the fertile crescent, a center of neolithic culture and a crossroads as well as a heartland to the oldest civilizations in the world. Its historical significance doesn't end there, the city state of Ugarit (which was established in 6000 BC and remained prominent until the Bronze...
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The history that lies in animal species

Posted April 17th, 2018 at 02:32 AM by pauoliver
Updated April 19th, 2018 at 11:43 AM by pauoliver (Just some general corrections to make my post easier to comprehend.)

I just found this article Male #755: The Wolf With Nine Lives | WBUR's The Wild Life

It talks about the life of a Wolf tagged as #755, his adventures, what he has been through, accomplished etc.

After reading this I started to wonder how many things happened in the animal kingdom that have a significant value in how things played out for them in the future but we don't know of because we haven't studied their history. I think it's an impossible task.

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