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As a quick note on chronology, "5000+ years ago" would put your setting in the Jemdet Nasr period or earlier (Uruk III–V; yes, archeological periods are numbered backwards). This is around the time when the earliest forms of "cuneiform" writing first evolved out of pre-literate pictographs used for accounting, and the signs used at the ...


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This was the Tannenberg Memorial, built near the town of Hohenstein, East Prussia (now Olsztynek, Poland). Built in the mid-1920's, it was a monument dedicated to the German soldiers who fought in several battles in the area (two in WWI, and one from the 15th century). The design in the center is an iron cross, a symbol originally from the Kingdom of Prussia ...


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This is the Tannenberg Memorial near Hohenstein, East Prussia (now Olsztynek, Poland). This was conceived as a memorial to German Soldiers at the two Battles of Tannenberg, one in 1410 (where Poland-Lithuania under Jagiełło crushed the Teutonic Knights) and the other in 1914 (where the German Empire under Hindenburg defeated the Russians). It was really a ...


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