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8 answers
18k views

Why didn't the Norsemen colonize North America?

30 votes
10 answers
16k views

Why was Germany not as successful as other Europeans in establishing overseas colonies?

22 votes
3 answers
7k views

Did the Byzantines ever attempt to move their capital to Rome?

13 votes
2 answers
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What's the explanation for the similarities seen between the Rapa Nui script and the Indus Valley Script?

13 votes
4 answers
1k views

Why didn't invaders of India ever cross into Myanmar and beyond (east)?

12 votes
2 answers
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What is this ancient Egyptian material called "maklalu"?

10 votes
2 answers
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What is the significance of "Pharaoh" versus "King" in ancient Egypt?

9 votes
1 answer
964 views

How did the Church of England view the local legend and festivities surrounding Gog and Magog?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

Who are the 'Tiursk tribe' of Central Asia?

5 votes
2 answers
761 views

Why were the Scandinavians not as expansive as other Europeans in global colonization?

4 votes
1 answer
615 views

What would the Wikipedia page for Spain have said in 1490?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

Did the Babylonians know the Pythagorean Theorem before Pythagoras formulated it?

4 votes
2 answers
351 views

What's the origin of the legend that this rock formation in America had a 12th century Welsh Origin?

3 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the oldest quote or poem in known history?

2 votes
0 answers
503 views

What is the origin of the idea to cover genitals with clothes or other materials? [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
587 views

What is under the Great Sphinx of Giza?

2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Did nutmeg really prevent infections during the Bubonic Plague?

2 votes
1 answer
172 views

Who is 'Ebinichibel' mentioned in the Borgia Map?

2 votes
2 answers
127 views

Is there any historical evidence of Picts originating from Scythia? [closed]

1 vote
0 answers
215 views

When is the last time a trebuchet was used in combat? [closed]

0 votes
1 answer
208 views

What prevented empires with territory in North Africa from expanding south of the Sahara? And vice versa [closed]

-1 votes
2 answers
283 views

Why did the Chagatai Khanate cease invasions of India?

-1 votes
2 answers
266 views

Are there any Egyptian, Babylonian, Assyrian, or any foreign account of the demise of the Hittites?