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I have been using VBA (for excel) for years, but i'm new to html, css and php. would one day like to integrate excel with a web site of my own design.


Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Feb
11
asked Did the chariot drop in importance between bronze age Greece and the iron age Greece? Why, why not?
Jan
1
accepted Did the Hanseatic league have any involvement with Jews?
Dec
31
asked Did the Hanseatic league have any involvement with Jews?
Dec
31
asked How and when did Jews get to the shores of the Baltic?
Dec
12
awarded  Critic
Dec
12
comment Did the civil wars of 17th century England facilitate an independent spirit in the American colonies?
All interesting points, but not what I asked. Certainly the notion of rebellion and the emphasis on representative bodies effected the colonies. I'm asking if the turmoil in England let to a de facto Laissez-faire policy toward the Colonies.
Dec
8
asked Did the civil wars of 17th century England facilitate an independent spirit in the American colonies?
Dec
8
awarded  Commentator
Dec
8
comment Historical examples of energy wars
Any of the Assyrian expansion due to need for timber? The epic of Gilgamesh talks about conquest of a forest.
Nov
20
awarded  Cleanup
Nov
20
revised When were the 'last' pagans in northern Europe converted to christianity?
rolled back to a previous revision
Nov
16
comment When were the 'last' pagans in northern Europe converted to christianity?
@MarkC.Wallace - I understand protestantism is not paganism. I'm suggesting that many ethnic groups have adopted their own form of christianity. History is typically taught suggesting the protestant reformation took place based on ideological differences. In fact, I think, it took place largely along ethnic lines.
Nov
16
comment When were the 'last' pagans in northern Europe converted to christianity?
@PieterGeerkens How is the question deeper? I find the subject of long lasting ethnic differences in europe fascinating. It's really interesting that differences between Celts and Germanic peoples lasted (continue to last?) so long.
Nov
16
comment When were the 'last' pagans in northern Europe converted to christianity?
@LennartRegebro I apologize for any confusion. My headline question is really the question I want answered. The information below is just for context. I consider 1517 the beginning of the official rejection Catholicism. All I'm missing is the 'end' of Paganism to see how long Catholicism lasted in norther Europe.
Nov
16
asked When were the 'last' pagans in northern Europe converted to christianity?
Aug
20
awarded  Yearling
May
3
comment Why were people from the Asian Steppes able to militarily dominate Europeans on a repeated basis?
@T.E.D., I think we're saying the same thing. I'm just curious about why the Steppe was the repeated source of military invention/creation. It sounds like you're saying pastoralism as a cultural solution lead to this long term trend.
May
3
comment Why were people from the Asian Steppes able to militarily dominate Europeans on a repeated basis?
@T.E.D. Great detail to add. But, I feel like it adds to my point. There seemed to be an ebb and flow with the stepp. But in generally, the pressure tented to be from the east, to the west, on horseback, using military inovation/advantage (golden bow, stirrup, tactics..etc.). Could it just be the geography? i.e. your front narrows as you head west, but widens as you head east?
May
3
comment Why were people from the Asian Steppes able to militarily dominate Europeans on a repeated basis?
@Odysseus, To me, Rome, and the Macedonians before, were exceptions to a larger trend. In addition, both were focused on the Levant. Yes, Alexander went further, but his stay was cut short. As TimAu pointed out, the eurasian stepp proved to be a cradle for horse-powered marauding to the more settled cultures in China and Europe. I just find it interesting that repeated military dominance never ended up fully conquering permanent new land (east or west), nor fully disappearing until the late middle ages. Unless, the Turkick peoples count as a part of this overall trend.