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Myth History: Origin of Dragons | Anthropology [migrated]

We can see ancient references to dragon like creatures in European, Asian and also many other civilizations. Did these civilizations come up with the concept of dragons independently and just ...
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Why was the Greek deity of warfare and wisdom (Athena) female, and how did the Greeks rationalize this? [migrated]

While of course descending from a diverse cultural genealogy, Greek deities appear to have become consistent with what would have been familiar gender associations to the Greeks. This can especially ...
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Was Aaru considered part of the Duat (underworld) in ancient Egypt? [migrated]

The sources I've found don't make a clear statement of whether Aaru was formally considered part of the Duat or distinct from it. I'm trying to understand if the deceased pass through the Duat and ...
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What is considered to be the pivotal battle between Caesar and Pompey? [closed]

Caesar and Pompey's forces battled with one another on numerous occasions during the Fall of the Roman Republic. What is the earliest battle that is commonly accepted as the one where it became clear ...
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Why didn't Germans use chemical warfare during WW2? [duplicate]

(I have read this discussion but I feel it does not answer completely) Why haven't Germans massively use chemical warfare during WW2? The Wikipedia has a text, but for me the reasons are weak: ...
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What is a common reason that Empires fall or collapse and can they be corrected? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any similarities in what happens when Empires collapse? The question I have is 2 fold what causes most Empires or Nations to fall other than over powered by a ...