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Are there pyramids at Sternenfels?

There are certainly no 'pyramids' at Sternenfels. There are some man-made alterations to the landscape, but while they are claimed sometimes to be pre-historical, most available reliable info ...
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Why, in general, did the racist theories perceived Germanic as superior?

I blame Tacitus In his text Germania (published circa 98 AD) Tacitus gives a lengthy description of Germany and German tribes. While he does not describe them as "superior" -- in places he ...
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Is the Visigoth cultural and historical influence within Spain rarely acknowledged?

To answer the title question, yes it is acknowledged (source: I was taught about it at school) but the data about it is brief (which is ok, since they lasted for not so much time and left very small ...
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Was there any other Germanic person who gained an important position in The Byzantine Empire other than Emperor Tiberios III Apsimar?

Around 400 there was a massacre of the Gothic population in Constantinople. The Alans were spared from this because they looked different. Ardaburius, an Alan-Goth, was the Magister Militum of ...
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What is the origin of heraldic buffalo horns?

An article about the origin of Viking horned helmets has a paragraph about this. It seems that the use of such horns in German and Scandinavian crests became common in the thirteenth century. While ...
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Was there any other Germanic person who gained an important position in The Byzantine Empire other than Emperor Tiberios III Apsimar?

Harald Hardrada started out as a member of the Varangian guard, and served in several campaigns in different parts of the Empire. Towards what would be the end of his career in Byzantium, he was ...
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