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30 votes
3 answers
7k views

Could someone who had joined a monastery decide to leave?

21 votes
7 answers
2k views

Why are most of the world's oldest buildings in Europe and not in the Fertile Crescent?

20 votes
4 answers
7k views

Non-Italian European mafias in USA?

16 votes
5 answers
16k views

Why didn't "Europe" support the Byzantine Empire against the Turks?

15 votes
3 answers
5k views

What did the Romans call black people (sub-Saharan)?

11 votes
3 answers
899 views

MLK used "negro" several times in his "I have a dream"-address. Could white "liberals" at the time also use "negro" as a neutral word for blacks?

8 votes
3 answers
2k views

Where was the cultural inheritance of the Greco/Roman world/antiquity preserved?

7 votes
2 answers
727 views

How widespread was literacy in classical Greek in Europe during the medieval period?

6 votes
1 answer
267 views

Which is the oldest, still current, government debt?

4 votes
1 answer
563 views

How did the Romans handle "fatbergs" in their sewage system?

2 votes
0 answers
271 views

Which is the first, non-Western, (written) description of the female orgasm?

2 votes
0 answers
368 views

What did the kings and aristocrats in Europe use before toilet paper was introduced?

1 vote
3 answers
351 views

What is the history behind Library of Congress becoming/being the world's biggest library?

1 vote
3 answers
905 views

Where did all the money go? [closed]

1 vote
0 answers
200 views

How did Hitler's personal security work?

-1 votes
1 answer
273 views

What did the Greeks call their gods while under Roman rule? [closed]