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Oct
11
awarded  Yearling
Oct
10
revised What is the difference between the Middle Ages and the Dark Ages?
expanded on contemporary use of the term
Oct
8
comment What is the difference between the Middle Ages and the Dark Ages?
I should note the use of "Dark Ages" has evolved and is becoming somewhat controversial. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Ages_%28historiography%29
Sep
28
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
22
awarded  Notable Question
Dec
20
comment Did ancient miners have ways of predicting ore/stone deposits before the 19th century?
When you say ancient are you looking for a particular timeframe? At first metal would have been sourced from surface minerals like bog iron, and techniques progressed from there. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metals_of_antiquity
Nov
18
revised Why is the United States the only developed country whose labour laws leave most up to the employer?
calrifying reserved powers vs federalism
Nov
18
comment Why is the United States the only developed country whose labour laws leave most up to the employer?
@SamuelRussell I'm not familiar with the Australian constitution but my point was that in the US the concept of reserved powers puts most labor law under state jurisdiction, not that federalism automatically does this. All federations are not created equal.
Nov
14
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
14
answered Why is the United States the only developed country whose labour laws leave most up to the employer?
Nov
10
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
11
awarded  Yearling
Aug
25
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
15
comment How did ancient mystery religions impact Christianity?
@JustinY sorry I can't give more specific examples than the one mentioned. I think Caleb is on the right track with the Gnostic beliefs.
Jul
12
answered How did ancient mystery religions impact Christianity?
Jul
12
comment How did ancient mystery religions impact Christianity?
I don't think this answers OP's question. How? Yes.
Jul
8
awarded  Scholar
Jul
8
accepted What was the first known war in history?
Jun
28
comment What English company founded in the 1200s filed for bankruptcy in the 2000s?
Via the above link I found this list of oldest companies. Nothing stands out as what you're looking for but maybe you will see something familiar.
May
23
awarded  Citizen Patrol