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Jan
6
comment Harvard Architecture: How did Harvard Mark I separate data and instruction?
Can the question be migrated to a better place?
Oct
3
comment Stalin cultivated a “Friend of the Children” image: Why? Did other communist/socialist leaders do the same?
Half of this site is "Propaganda" one way or another.
Jul
8
comment It wasn't thought that Jesus was Jewish until the Renaissance?
@Felix Goldberg askwhy.co.uk/christianity/0255Mandaeans.php
May
22
comment What form of home address did Romans use?
Those ones look suspiciously modern.
May
22
comment What form of home address did Romans use?
Pompeii are well covered by the google street view. It would be nice to have a link to the street address evidence and to the cave canem sign.
Mar
24
comment It wasn't thought that Jesus was Jewish until the Renaissance?
He could have been born Jewish, but wasn't he baptized to Mandaeism?
Oct
8
comment State budget spending of Roman Empire
on Roman economy, I mean, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_economy
Oct
8
comment State budget spending of Roman Empire
The wikipedia article on Roman empire has an estimate of GDP in sesterces and wheat equivalent, btw.
Sep
21
comment State budget spending of Roman Empire
I am okay with estimates in pounds of grain, liters of oil and ounces of gold.
Sep
7
comment A unitary state split into several smaller ones
Well I was looking for the formal reasons for a split other than ethnic or religious self determination. That makes Panama and Taiwan somewhat better answers than Kosovo, Cyprus and post-USSR smaller countries.
Sep
7
comment A unitary state split into several smaller ones
@ SevenSidedDie: Could you be more specific? What has been split into what parts and has it really been a unitary state?
May
30
comment Is there any country(former colony) in the world that obtained independence and then again tried to join its colonist ruler?
Oh yeah? Just read the sign on the passport control cabins in Moscow airports. For several years it said "Only for citizens of Union State of Russia and Belarus". So one practical purpose was the length of the queue. Today the sign is different though. It says "Only for citizens of TS". "TS" meaning "Tamozhenny Soyuz" that is "Customs Union" (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…)