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Nescire autem quid ante quam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum. Quid enim est aetas hominis, nisi ea memoria rerum veterum cum superiorum aetate contexitur? -- Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106-43BC)


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comment Why and how were east Brandenburg, Pomerania and Silesia taken away from Germany after WW2?
As to the addendum: Those areas are probably as likely to be returned to Germany as France, Spain, (most of) Germany, Greece, (most of) England, and many others to be returned to Italy because they were all part of the Roman Empire. ^_~
Aug
2
comment Why and how were east Brandenburg, Pomerania and Silesia taken away from Germany after WW2?
The Polish population transfers article might help as well.
Aug
2
comment Why and how were east Brandenburg, Pomerania and Silesia taken away from Germany after WW2?
Hum, "[...] ethnically cleansed" is rather offensive. I would suggest rephrasing that part.
Aug
2
answered Was there any mention in historical articles regarding Joan of Arc's physical appearance?
Aug
2
comment Historical examples of an elected absolute monarch:
I think this needs a re-focus. Currently, the question is asking for a list of things (frowned upon as there is no clear "best" answer) and a moderate amount of research can give you at least three example: The Holy Roman Empire, The Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth (Rzeczpospolita Obojga Narodów) and the Republic of Venice (Repùblica de Venesia).
Aug
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on reformation tag wiki
Jul
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awarded  Convention
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on death tag wiki excerpt
Jul
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on death tag wiki
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on confederacy tag wiki
Jul
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on confederacy tag wiki excerpt
Jul
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comment Viking culture: unhygienic use of water bowl
@InbarRose: As far as I know, Ahmad ibn Fadlān ibn al-Abbās ibn Rāšid ibn Hammād (أحمد بن فضلان بن العباس بن راشد بن حماد‎) is a real person and his writings are considered a primary source. I could, of course, be wrong.
Jul
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comment Viking culture: unhygienic use of water bowl
@InbarRose Ahmad ibn Fadlan is a real person who wrote about real life Viking customs. He is not made up. Or did I misunderstood your comment?
Jul
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on renaissance tag wiki
Jul
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on renaissance tag wiki excerpt
Jul
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What are legitimate methods and sources?
Jul
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on Typical fortifications around major cities in the 18th century
Jul
23
answered Was there ever any organization of thieves or pickpockets?
Jul
19
comment What became of the French Revolutionary Religion and Calendar?
I still think you could open two questions... Meh, no one else thinks it's needed so I must be wrong. Happens. ^_~
Jul
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comment What became of the French Revolutionary Religion and Calendar?
I voted to close not because the question is bad (it is not!) but because it is too broad. I can see (and I have) several books on the subject as being good answers! What I suggest you do, is to split this into may other questions.