John Strachan
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How accurate are ancient history busts?
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Ancient Egypt I asked myself this question just the other day and done a little online searching. According to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, sculptures displaying true likeness were a rarety in ...

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When was the first recorded example of a race competition in human history?
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Mortuary complex of Sahure Perhaps debatably, the first record of racing could come from the mortuary temple of Sahure where it is claimed on wikipedia that racing boats for the military are depicted. ...

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What is the origin of the first dynasty in Scotland?
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843 AD According to Wikipedia (right hand side of article) the foundation of Scotland was 843AD. Scotland, Wikipedia Established 9th century (traditionally 843) Kenneth MacAlpin The king during this ...

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What pharaoh did Cambyses defeat in the invasion of Egypt?
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A History of the Persian Empire According to the book from Pierre Briant, as revealed on citation 9 on Wikipedia, From Cyrus to Alexander: A History of the Persian Empire there is absolutely no debate ...

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What are some inventions from the Chinese Han Dynasty?
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Wheelbarrow According to "Needham, Volume 4, Part 2, 263-267", the wheelbarrow was an invention of the Hans chinese. Wikipedia, History, China The earliest wheelbarrows with archaeological ...

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Were Roman emperors officially considered kings of Egypt?
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Dynastic list List of pharoahs - Wikipedia The Dynastic list as mentioned elsewhere takes us to a Wikipedia page, and right at the bottom of that page we read that according to Von Beckerath (Citation ...

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Did Egyptian civilization start from North to South or vice versa?
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Civilization I will use Wikipedia in order to obtain a common definition for civilization. Civilization, Wikipedia A civilization (or civilisation) is a complex society that is characterized by urban ...

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What are the origins of organized crime?
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Definition of organised crime Using the definition of organised crime from the UK government, I will provide some examples of ancient and prehistoric acts. In ancient Egypt, not only did we have ...

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What's known about Tullia's son?
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Lentulus According to Publius Cornelius Dolabella's Wikipedia biography, the second child of Tullia and Dolabella was born in 45 BC and named Lentulus. Unfortunately Lentulus is suspected to have also ...

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Was the resurrection of Jesus a historical fact?
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Post resurrection appearance of Jesus - Argument for Having debated the subject on a mainstream debate site, the main evidence for the resurrection appears to comes from the argument that a total of ...

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