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Jul
21
reviewed Leave Open How did religions interpret rainbows before science explained it?
Jul
21
comment How did religions interpret rainbows before science explained it?
I agree that the question is probably off topic, but it has at least one very good answer. I suggest we leave this one open, but discuss a precedent that questions about religious belief are probably out of scope.
Jul
21
comment Can there be hidden ancient archives in Saudi Arabia?
This doesn't answer the question.
Jul
21
comment Can there be hidden ancient archives in Saudi Arabia?
For any given location in the world there is a nonzero possibility that there is a hidden archive there. So the answer is "yes", but that "yes" is useless for any practical purpose other than answering the question. The question is trivial because the answer is not useful to anyone, nor can it be. Could mosques hold archives? Yes, but you'd be better served asking the mosques than H:SE. I'm not trying to be hostile, I just don't understand what you are asking or what the answer would mean.
Jul
21
comment Why are modern tanks regiments called cavalry?
Noticed by whom? Where is this reported? This is a set of assertions, and it is not possible to use historical methods to understand how these assertions relate to other information.
Jul
21
reviewed Close Can there be hidden ancient archives in Saudi Arabia?
Jul
21
reviewed Delete Why are modern tanks regiments called cavalry?
Jul
21
reviewed Close Number of bullets used in WW2
Jul
21
comment Can there be hidden ancient archives in Saudi Arabia?
This is a question about a hypothetical with no evidence. I'm not sure that the science of history will answer this question, so I'm not sure that this question is in scope for H:SE
Jul
20
reviewed Reviewed Why did John Ganson vote contradictorily on the 13th Amendment?
Jul
19
comment Why were we taught virtually nothing about the Holocaust during the fifties and sixties?
This question generalizes a personal experience to a trend and implies an agenda. Parts of my (Pennsylvania) High School Class visited Bergen-Belsen, and we certainly studied the Holocaust. Before we answer "why X happened?" we need to establish that "X happened".
Jul
19
revised How did criminal law work in the Roman Empire?
Clarified title, removed tag:ancient rome, since the question asks about the imperial period.
Jul
19
reviewed Approve Knights' coat of arms colors
Jul
19
reviewed Close Knights' coat of arms colors
Jul
19
comment Why did Britain create Dominion of Pakistan and Dominion of India?
Question is trivial; consult the wikipedia page on Dominion
Jul
18
reviewed Close What was Woodrow Wilson's position on the Treaty of Versailles?
Jul
17
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Jul
17
reviewed Close Is there any evidence that the book of Isaiah was written before Cyrus?
Jul
17
comment Why was the spread of Christianity scattered compared to other major religions?
This answer would benefit from sources.
Jul
17
reviewed No Action Needed Why was the spread of Christianity scattered compared to other major religions?