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What prevented slaves in Classical Greece from running off?

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Had there been instances of national states banning harmful imports before the mid-19th C Opium Wars?

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What are early archeological clues of humans boiling food?

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How much did a sword cost in AD 1000 Constantinople?

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What were the requirements for Ancient Greek colonist groups?

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How is it possible to be a baronet and not a peer?

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Did China repay Soviet grain aid?

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What was the de facto rule by which the imperial title was transmitted in various Chinese dynasties?

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What taxes were legally required to be paid in silver in Qing China?

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Why was the Records of the Three Kingdoms composed before that of the Later Han?

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What became of the daughter of Cixi‘s photographer?

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Was the cingulum militare any good as protection?

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Percentage of helmet owners in 15th century Europe

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What was the Tang Dynasty definition of imperial 嫡子?

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Are fiefdoms near the Capital assigned to trusted allies or the opposite, and why?

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Why did the US have a plan for the event of war against Britain in the 1920s?

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Were US decision makers aware of the destructiveness of the Bomb of Nagasaki?

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How heavy were the heaviest war hammers actually used?

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Where can I find pictures of clothing of poor or common male European musicians between 1500 and 1700

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Where are the agrarian reforms of Basil II codified?

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What kind of suspension did Roman carrucae have?

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Was Byzantine land incredibly cheap compared to bread?

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Which Nazi functionary is shown here?

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Why did greaves go in and out of fashion?

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Where to find Cixi‘s 1865 decree dismissing Prince Gong?

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Why is this hat identified as the Byzantine Imperial kamelaukion?

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How slowly, if ever, were Thracians Hellenized?

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Did Stalin disarm the Chinese Communist Party around 1927?

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What social problem would be solved by a GuoMinDang attack on Shanghai in 1927?

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How do we know that this decree was written by Cixi?