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Q: Why was Hugues de GROOT also called "Grotius"?

Itération 122442I am currently reading a french translation of On the Law of War and Peace made by Paul-Louis-Ernest PRADIER-FODERE edited in 1865. At some point, this author says that the full real name of Grotius is Hugues de GROOT (in french), or Huig de Groot (in dutch, according to wikipédia). However, it i...

 
 
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Q: What is the name of German-language horror or crime pulp novel series from late 80s/early 90s?

LordSauronBack in the very early 90s, my father worked in Germany. The previous tenant in his apartment left some 80s/early-90s 7" vinyls, floppy discs and some horror/crime stich-bound short novels. Although the records and floppies are still around, the novels/magazines seem to be long lost (probably rec...

 
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Q: Did the play “Prometheus the Fire-Bringer” provide an aetiology for a festival honouring Prometheus?

Gareth ReesThe Wikipedia article on the lost play Prometheus the Fire-Bringer attributed to Aeschylus tells us: Finally, Athenaeus wrote of a contemporary Athenian festival dedicated to Prometheus: Aeschylus clearly states in the Unbound that in honor of Prometheus we place a garland on the head as recomp...

 
 
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