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Jul
24
comment Inquiry into the nature and roots of the temporal power of the Roman Catholic Pope:
temporal c: lay or secular rather than clerical or sacred (Merriam-Webster). First time I see this use :)
Jul
24
comment Have Germany and Poland ever signed a peace treaty after WWII?
Related question: history.stackexchange.com/questions/618/…
Jul
24
answered Have Germany and Poland ever signed a peace treaty after WWII?
Jul
19
comment Are modern Greeks related to the ancient Greeks?
"Any serious scholar will tell you" argument does not give you much credit around here. In case when virtually every book and paper supports your statement, please provide just one by name as a reference.
Jul
9
revised Did any major European country stay neutral during the Napoleonic Wars?
Update: Ottoman Empire was in a war with France
Jul
9
comment Did any major European country stay neutral during the Napoleonic Wars?
@Voitcus True, they were in a war until en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Paris_(1802)
Jul
9
answered Did any major European country stay neutral during the Napoleonic Wars?
Jul
2
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Jun
12
comment Battles won by much weaker side
Belisarius (or rather his record of consistent skillful battles) could be more interesting to OP than any other commander mentioned here.
Jun
12
answered How did the Roman state verify citizenship?
Jun
11
comment Why did Britain and France not declare war against the Soviet Union when it invaded Poland in WW2?
@FelixGoldberg The spin was contemporary, but it was not about protecting Poland. It was about protecting the people of Western Belarusian and Western Ukrainian nationality (for propaganda purposes Poland was declared as non-existent and replaced by those semi-countries).
Jun
11
revised Why did Britain and France not declare war against the Soviet Union when it invaded Poland in WW2?
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Jun
11
comment Why did Britain and France not declare war against the Soviet Union when it invaded Poland in WW2?
Good catch with that secret protocol! But please do provide a link (Wikisource?).
Jun
11
comment Why did Britain and France not declare war against the Soviet Union when it invaded Poland in WW2?
In the first article of the pact, I provided the link in the answer (avalon.law.yale.edu/wwii/blbk19.asp).
Jun
6
awarded  Nice Question
Jun
6
revised Homo Sapiens Sapiens: Are genetic studies to be trusted?
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Jun
6
answered Homo Sapiens Sapiens: Are genetic studies to be trusted?
Jun
6
reviewed Leave Open What is the difference between a professional historian and an amateur?
Jun
6
comment The practice of translating foreign monarch's or noble's name
Hi, welcome to the site :)
May
29
reviewed Leave Open What is the difference between a professional historian and an amateur?