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Mar
28
revised How did Mongolian nomads acquire metal weapons?
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Mar
28
comment How did Mongolian nomads acquire metal weapons?
Genghis Khan's birth name of Temujin (as those of his brothers, Temülin and Temüge) is derived from temür meaning iron. The name "indicated an implied lineage in a family once known as blacksmiths".
Mar
28
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How far should I go back in Russian History in order to understand Communist Russia?
Mar
26
comment Were British fears of Russia using Afghanistan as a staging post for an invasion of India unfounded?
William Dalrymple's new book covers this in detail.
Mar
26
awarded  Analytical
Mar
25
awarded  Informed
Mar
25
revised What was the practical reason for East Germany to reunify with West Germany?
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Mar
25
revised What was the practical reason for East Germany to reunify with West Germany?
Typo fixes and other clean-ups. Please avoid inline links and use markdown instead. They make editing a real pain.
Mar
25
revised What was the practical reason for East Germany to reunify with West Germany?
DDR and BRD or GDR and FRG; I'm unaware of any FDRs besides Roosevelt.
Mar
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What was the practical reason for East Germany to reunify with West Germany?
Mar
25
comment What were the relative contributions of oral & literary education in 5th century BCE Athens?
Please incorporate all that information into your question. Translating the excerpt in question will also help
Mar
25
revised What were the relative contributions of oral & literary education in 5th century BCE Athens?
Missing space in title. Also switch BC with BCE.
Mar
25
comment What were the relative contributions of oral & literary education in 5th century BCE Athens?
Please link to the article or include a relevant excerpt along with attribution. Considering that books were all handwritten at the time, you might want to qualify "great circulation".
Mar
22
comment Why did Alexander found or rename a number of places after himself?
@DVK Thank you. Please expand on that in an answer.
Mar
22
awarded  Nice Question
Mar
22
asked Why did Alexander found or rename a number of places after himself?
Mar
22
revised Did the Indo-Greeks play a crucial role in promoting Buddhism?
Clean-up and clarification in title
Mar
22
comment Did the Indo-Greeks play a crucial role in promoting Buddhism?
Widespread where? @Drux: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Buddhism covers this subject well.
Mar
20
reviewed Leave Open What was the death toll of non-Americans in the Vietnam War?
Mar
20
revised Did Hans Christian Oersted ever marry?
edited title