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Oct
15
comment What language(s) were spoken within the Holy Roman Empire?
Another language candidate: The Burgundian Language
Sep
30
comment Has there been any evidence of Denisovan DNA outside of the Denisova Caves?
nature.com/nature/journal/v512/n7513/full/nature13408.html
Sep
27
comment Are there any records of ancient people looking for the misdirect in a prophecy?
The Egg of Columbus is also obvious for everybody who knows the history already.
Aug
29
comment Why didn't Russia/USSR invade Norway as it is doing it in Ukraine?
possible duplicate of How did the Soviets decide what to annex in WW2? or history.stackexchange.com/questions/8885/…
Aug
26
comment Pre-WW2 location of Skalat
@TylerDurden If you look at the map at wikipedia Skalat is in Ukraine. It changed the last centuries between Poland, Austria, Russia, again Austria and Poland, then USSR (Ukraine) and since 1991 Ukraine. The question could be better, but in my opinion it is not the question where Skalat is located, but how the borders changed around Skalat - so for me it is historical.
Jul
23
comment Why didn't Native (North) Americans ever advance their civilization?
Do you know the Mississippian culture?
Jul
5
comment Which is the Historical Khorasan
The German Wikipedia has a nice map in his article to Khorasan.
May
17
comment Is it correct to refer the Victorian Era outside of the UK?
In Germany it is a common expression, see e.g. Wikipedia. A similar expression could be Wilhelminische Ära or Wilhelminismus = Wilhelminism.
Mar
12
comment What is a knight of the windmill?
I would expect a reference to Don Quixote.
Nov
10
comment When was first security screen door instaled in Seoul metro
I added the Korea, transportation and technology tags. Which tags are you missing?
Nov
6
comment Why did modern “Romania” remain the most “Roman” part of the Balkans?
See also history.stackexchange.com/questions/9181/…
Nov
3
comment What is a “Schwedenschanze” on an 1830's map of Eastern Bavaria?
@RickyDemer I corrected the typo. But I think it is still a bad/wrong English ;)
Nov
3
comment What is a “Schwedenschanze” on an 1830's map of Eastern Bavaria?
@LennartRegebro I think you are right. I compared it with Openstreetmap.org. There you have some houses called Duniwang - the same as in the original card.
Nov
3
comment What is a “Schwedenschanze” on an 1830's map of Eastern Bavaria?
@PieterGeerkens Just to be a bit more concrete: There are more barrier lakes along the river Isar. One is the Stausee Altheim.
Nov
2
comment What was the significance of the Mississipi River on the Civil War and Westward Expansion?
You may take also a look to the Yangtze River: Along with the Yellow River, the Yangtze is the most important river in the history, culture and economy of China.
Nov
2
comment What advantage did Napoleon gain by attacking and antagonizing the Catholic Church?
It wasn't only the Vatican, but the Papal States - and that was the complete center of Italy.
Sep
4
comment Are Western European countries more ethnically heterogenous than 100 years ago?
Can you give some more information what you mean with our society. I think the answer of your question depends a lot from the region and what an ethnos is.
Jul
19
comment How did the French take the Republican Calendar?
See also history.stackexchange.com/questions/674/… There were also 'Quintidis' as half free days.
Jul
14
comment What became of the French Revolutionary Religion and Calendar?
The [Metric system}(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Introduction_to_the_metric_system) itself is a still persisting result of French Revolution. SO not all innovations were unsuccessful.
Jun
24
comment Bow shape of WW1 warships
Sounds reasonable. [Wikipedia}(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram_bow#Steam_rams) describes similar reasons.