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Is history always written by the victors?

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Was Alexander the Great Greek or Macedonian?

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Was there an assassination attempt against Xerxes in the battle of Thermopylae?

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What is the oldest building in the world still in use?

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Why is the capital of Turkey Ankara rather than Istanbul?

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What was the relatively most populous city in history?

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How was Alexander the Great able to rule so much territory?

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Why did the kingdoms of Scotland and England merge?

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What is the earliest reference to "space aliens"?

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Why do some countries call Germany "Alman" too?

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Who was the first woman ruler?

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Why was record keeping forbidden in Ancient Sparta?

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Was Plato sold into slavery?

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What is Poosball, an early 1900s women's team sport?

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What are the problems archaeologists face in deciphering Indus Valley writing?

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Why did people in 18th century wear wigs?

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Is it true that Spartan soldiers fought naked?

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What did contemporary countries in Europe call the Ottoman Empire?

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Why didn't Russia and Japan sign a peace treaty after WW2?

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What was the official language used across European monarchies in the XII century?

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Did the Nazis regard chemical warfare as inhumane and "Jewish"?

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Interaction between Ataturk and Lenin

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Did the Vikings practice voluntary human sacrifice?

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Which lost historical documents, when uncovered, led to the most substantial revisions in historiography?

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Did the Minoans practise human sacrifice?

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How does Nigeria stay together?

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When did people understand where children come from?

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Do we consider Carthage as belonging to a different civilization from the Phoenician one?

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Which Babylonian tablets contains the list of squares and cubes?

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Is there any archaeological evidence for the Dorian Invasion of Greece?