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You can find me in The Whiteboard.


Apr
20
comment Which parts of the Townshend Act were repealed in 1770?
Where did you disappear @Luke? I remember us being head to head in terms of rep, and then you vanished. The site is not as much fun without some friendly competition ;)
Apr
20
revised What would be a typical rank for KGB intelligence offices spying abroad in the 1980s?
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Apr
20
answered What would be a typical rank for KGB intelligence offices spying abroad in the 1980s?
Apr
20
answered When did the Greeks start the practice of burying their dead relatives' bodies?
Apr
18
comment Who was Yoshioka Matashichiro?
@kartshan I asked an Anime & Manga moderator if a question about Ueda ryuhei would be on topic on their site, and it seems it would be, so you should ask there.
Apr
18
comment Who was Yoshioka Matashichiro?
@kartshan No idea ;)
Apr
18
comment Who was Yoshioka Matashichiro?
@kartshan Well, yes, the second quote describes how the feud is presented in the comic, I imagine it's very similar. The reason I included the quote is that it claims the comic's story is a variation, thus probably not 100% historically accurate.
Apr
18
revised Who was Yoshioka Matashichiro?
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Apr
18
answered Who was Yoshioka Matashichiro?
Apr
18
awarded  Disciplined
Apr
16
revised Did Pythagoras visit Judaea, Arabia, and/or India?
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Apr
16
comment Did Pythagoras visit Judaea, Arabia, and/or India?
As an aside: Diogenes notes in a passage that he isn't absolutely certain that the Pythagoras he's talking about (in that passage) is the Pythagoras. It appears the Samian philosopher was elusive even in Diogenes times.
Apr
16
revised Did Pythagoras visit Judaea, Arabia, and/or India?
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Apr
16
comment Did Pythagoras visit Judaea, Arabia, and/or India?
@defaultlocale Found a freely available english translation of the text here: archive.org/details/livesandopinions00dioguoft - The passage above is the third passage on the chapter on Pythagoras.
Apr
16
revised Did Pythagoras visit Judaea, Arabia, and/or India?
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Apr
16
answered Did Pythagoras visit Judaea, Arabia, and/or India?
Apr
15
comment Is there a possibility that the Islamic civilization visited America before Colombus?
@coleopterist (and Joe) To clarify: I didn't flag the answer or anything drastic like that. My point is that an evaluation of the source, albeit helpful, is not a preferable answer. The OP already doubts the source (or they wouldn't have asked) and every future reader of this Q&A thread will probably not even have heard of the source. Visitors that'll find our site via searching the web for evidence of Islamic presence in the Americas will only care about that, and not about an evaluation of an article on some random website.
Apr
15
revised What is the source of this quote about Demosthenes by Philip II of Macedon?
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Apr
15
comment Is there a possibility that the Islamic civilization visited America before Colombus?
@coleopterist You don't really need to be familiar with the basis for these claims to answer the question, all you need to be familiar with is if there are evidence to suggest Islamic presence in the Americas before Columbus.
Apr
14
comment Why did Egypt forbid entry of Israeli ships into the Suez canal in 1956?
Wikipedia has a very extensive article on the Suez Crisis.