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Spartan Women Life: Educated and Equal to Men

Spartan Women Life: Educated and Equal to Men

In the society of Sparta, each individual was not a big matter. Everyone lived for their community mission: to strengthen their state. The Spartan built no walls because they accepted any challenge for external invasion. There were no fires because they wanted to remain in darkness. They hardly said a thing. That’s why the word […]

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Victoria Hall Disaster: A Ticket To Tragedy

Victoria Hall Disaster: A Ticket To Tragedy

Back in 1883, England was totally moved by a tragedy happening in Victoria Hall in Sunderland. About 183 children were crushed to death. This becomes one of the most historically traumatic and tragic events in England. The story went back to an entertainment show by the Fays for the children. Victoria Hall disaster happened on […]

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Basic Guide to Christian Crosses (Part 1)

Basic Guide to Christian Crosses (Part 1)

The word “cross” originated from the Latin word “crux”. Back to the Roman time, crux was a Roman torture device actually. At this point, you might have got the hang of all the relation between cross, crux, and Christian. So around the 10th century, “cross” was introduced into English as the term for the cruxification […]

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Were Viking Tattoos Historically True?

Were Viking Tattoos Historically True?

Did the Viking ever get a tattoo on their skin just like the way we do in the modern times? Were the runic inscriptions historically true? Did they bring tattoo culture or learn to ink themselves when they were on voyages across the oceans? While physical archaeological evidence might not offer few evidence, one piece […]

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Sacrifice in Lake Titicaca: Offerings to Deities

Sacrifice in Lake Titicaca: Offerings to Deities

A group of archaeologists happened to discover a hoard of treasure deep below Lake Titicaca. The archaeologists believed these were the offerings to the deities in a sacrifice in lake Titicaca. The hoard included a lapis-lazuli wild cat (or puma), a turquoise stone pendant and gold medallions. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake and […]

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