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revised Why some monarchs are sent to exile after a country is declared a republic?
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1d
comment What is the last historical mention of people worshipping the Roman gods?
-1 because it is "a very new development, and not the descendants of an unbroken line stretching back to the Roman Republic", i.e. exactly what this question was not asking.
2d
comment What toilet facilities were available at large formal gatherings in 19th century America?
@Matthaeus to each his own! : )
Oct
28
comment What toilet facilities were available at large formal gatherings in 19th century America?
@Matthaeus including the Internet, and the computers?
Oct
22
comment When did the parole of prisoners of war become unacceptable?
"the last war that used it" but it used successfully, or not?
Oct
20
comment How far were women able to advance in the Gestapo?
@RodolfoDias or... do it anyway and who cares. After all, you are writing a slightly alternate History, so minor variations might be ok.
Oct
18
revised Athenian tribute lists
Reworded, should be IT now
Oct
18
suggested suggested edit on Athenian tribute lists
Oct
18
comment Why was gold so popular and valuable back when it did not have many real world uses?
Because it's shiny!
Oct
17
comment Did the communication lag become a problem for the ever expanding Roman Empire?
This is nice, but how does this answer the question?
Oct
17
comment What was Libya's form of direct democracy (Jamahiria) like in practice?
The fun thing is that not only this was a dictatorship masked as democracy, but it wasn't even direct in the first place: it was representative!
Oct
12
awarded  Yearling
Oct
1
comment What can you tell about a society from its architecture?
@jwenting are there old farms so common? Castles are built do endure wars, while I expect farms to be torn down and rebuilt quite often (hence having no historical value).
Sep
29
revised Do Egyptian mummies contain DNA? If so, was it viable enough to analyzed it?
removed thanks
Sep
29
suggested suggested edit on Do Egyptian mummies contain DNA? If so, was it viable enough to analyzed it?
Sep
29
comment Connection between “lingua franca” and Frankish people
I believe his question actually is "why is this term (a language of a specific group of people) came to have its current meaning?".
Sep
26
comment Why did the musket become the standard infantry combat weapon in European armies around 1700?
I would guess the bayonet was only a quick fallback "I need to defend myself now", and that they also carried a proper melee weapon. But that's just a guess.
Sep
26
comment How did messages in art, entertainment, etc. influence perception of Canada?
I misread "massages" and I was totally WTF?!?
Sep
24
revised In the British empire, what was the difference between a Governor General and a Viceroy?
added link from comments
Sep
24
suggested suggested edit on In the British empire, what was the difference between a Governor General and a Viceroy?