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I wonder if any history buffs have views or interpretations of the following. Ammianus Marcellinus described an incident around the year 379, when Gothic mercenaries who had been granted 'permission...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2951279/Seventy-years-Britain-dropped-3-900-tonnes-explosives-city-pictures-reveal-Dresden-recovered-near-obliteration-German-cultural-centre.html Amazingly...
How passports have changed in 100 years. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-30988833...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-31158919 "Jordanian air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets are the beginning of our retaliation for the killing of a captured Jordanian pilot, Foreign...
Remember the controversy over the "Elgin Marbles"? Here's an interesting article regarding the Lord's escapade in China: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30810596...
Which future king was crowned while his father was still alive and which future king tried on the crown while his father was still alive ? Thanks in advance
Arab army camps grew into cities. How did the many diffrent people living cities lead to cultural mixing withi Muslims civilizations
...can anyone recommend a good book on the subject, please? I've just bought the Kindle version of Robert Fisk's Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War, which is a first-hand journalist's report of his...
In what way did muslim rulers helped the study and sharing of ideas in the islamic world
In view of the failure of anti-German forces at making headway against a well-entrenched enemy equipped with machine guns, is there another strategy the allies could have pursued?
William Penn called his colony a holy experiment. Chronicle the development of Pennsylvania and emphasize the advantages that the colony offered.
It's common knowledge that ... Yes, we've been watching Pride and Prejudice in this house, sorry. -What is an entail and how did Lady de Burgh avoid losing her estate, or, maybe, how did she avoid her...
Presidential and Congressional: Which one was the most successful and why? What about any lasting impact?
why did the western roman empire abandon rome for ravenna? was there a tactical reason? was ravenna more easy to defend? or was the emperor wanting to distance himself from rome. is there anything...
I really enjoyed this drama! http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0078d9y/henry-viii-and-his-six-wives...
Another great "sifting through the sands of time" article by the BBC. This time revolving around Winston Churchill. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29701767...
Who or what is Wolf Hall
I love history docs, especially those from the early 20th C. and it's always been a fascination of mine that instead of using the Arctic corridor to Murmansk that they didn't use the short hop from...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2914985/Doomed-class-young-Winston-1892-portrait-youthful-Churchill-poses-Harrow-pals-1945-half-dead.html It is now almost 50years since Winston Churchill's...
Discuss the advent of European Trading Companies in India....

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