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When were 'time zones' (or at least time difference) discovered?

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Where does Herodotus discuss judging the wisdom of decisions by the evidence at hand vs. the consequences?

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Why could Phoenicians sail past Cape Bojador but later Europeans could not until 1434?

8 votes

Why did the steam locomotive take so long?

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Why did the US Navy and Marine Corps use satanic symbolism in WW2?

6 votes

What was the Julian Calendar aligned to?

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When did humans start numbering years?

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What strategic value did Christianity hold for Constantine that made him convert to Christianity?

5 votes

Was Ezra Pound a descendent of Jews?

4 votes

How significant was the Fall of Constantinople as an event leading to the Age of Exploration?

4 votes

Why does the Gregorian calendar start where it does?

3 votes

When did Herod the Great die?

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Is the former adviser to the prime minister Dominic Cummings related by marriage to Andrew Wakefield?

3 votes

Did Martin Luther King, Sr. change his name as an allusion to the Semitic root M-L-K?

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Who first outlawed homosexuality in the Indian sub-continent?

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Are there alternatives to tripartite periodisation of history?

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Why did the person in charge of a principality not just declare themself king?

2 votes

Did Akhenaten's religion influence early Judaism?

2 votes

Why was 6 WTC not included in the plans to rebuild the World Trade Center?

2 votes

Why are there 37 numbers on European roulette wheels?

2 votes

Where did the idea of weeks originate and why do they have seven days?

2 votes

What caused the imposition of strict celibacy for Catholic priests during the 11th century?

1 vote

Why did Nebuchadnezzar keep King Jeconiah alive?

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In the Middle Ages, adultery was strictly condemned by the Church. How did Kings justify their extra-marital affairs?

1 vote

Was Switzerland really impossible to invade during WW2?

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Why are church reformist centers all outside the boundary of the original Roman Empire?

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What is the pre-schism Christian church called today?

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Before 1980, was there ever an attempt to evangelise for Orthodox Christianity?