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Dec
8
comment Were there bows employed by tribes living in the desert, and if so, what were they made of?
I think bows can be made out of bones also, and they are available everywhere.
Nov
22
comment When did polygamy start becoming illegal?
@mgkrebbs:No, if only men have multiple spouses, then it's polygyny.
Nov
22
answered When did polygamy start becoming illegal?
Nov
22
comment When did polygamy start becoming illegal?
Polygamy means that one can have many spouses, (even a woman). What you are taking about is something different.
Nov
9
awarded  Commentator
Nov
9
comment What cultures did, or do, perform human sacrifice on a regular basis?
@MichaelF:Can you explain what you meant by sacrificed? If you meant killing someone in the hopes of some gains through supernatural means, then there are some fringe cultural practices that fit the bill in India.
Nov
8
awarded  Scholar
Nov
8
accepted What was the religion of the Arabic people before conversion to Islam?
Nov
8
comment How would slaves have addressed their masters in Ancient Greece?
From another question, the book questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=3797806 seems to be a good source.
Nov
7
comment What were the rights of various classes of people in the Roman Republic?
@Sardathrion,@Noldorin: I meant the Roman republic roughly from 500 BC to 27 BC.
Nov
4
comment Which came first: polytheism or monotheism?
Hinduism can sometimes come in a monotheistic flavor, but not necessarily. In fact, according to the creation hymn, this world may or may not have been created by the Supreme Spirit.
Oct
31
comment Why are many African nations poor?
@LennartRegebro : Point 2 may occur even in capitalist economies, if concentration of ownership of land and businesses is in the hands of few people. This often happens in colonies of other nations.
Oct
31
awarded  Critic
Oct
31
asked What was the religion of the Arabic people before conversion to Islam?
Oct
31
comment Why are many African nations poor?
Might be better to move this to economics.SE
Oct
25
answered What cultures did, or do, perform human sacrifice on a regular basis?
Oct
25
comment What Were the Types of Sieges?
Also, a third variable that would decide your choice of strategy:possibility of reinforcements. A besieging army would normally suffer high losses if caught between two forces.
Oct
20
awarded  Student
Oct
19
asked What was the American policy on colonisation and why?
Oct
19
asked What were the rights of various classes of people in the Roman Republic?