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Q: Do you know who the people are walking with Hitler?

MarkI was going through my late Uncles WWII photo album from his time in the US Army. To my surprise I came across one page dedicated to the Nazi army. No idea how he came about these pictures. It looks like it was taken from his camera but do not see how that was possible. I am thinking it was maybe...

 
 
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Q: What kinds of goods were commonly smuggled in the Roman Empire up to the end of the 3rd century AD?

Lars BosteenIn April 2012, LIVESCIENCE reported on the discovery of a 3rd century AD ship which sank near Trapani, Sicily. According to the report, Her cargo, officially consisting of assorted jars once filled with walnuts, figs, olives, wine, oil and fish sauce, also contained many unusual tubular ...

 
 
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Q: What is this griffin-like creature labelling a lunar mansion in the Zubdat al-Tawarikh?

TakumiWhile looking for astronomy-related things I found out about this Turkish history manuscript from 1583 called the Zubdat al-Tawarikh or "History of the World". One of the first things in it is an elaborate diagram showing the twelve Greek zodiac constellations and how they align to each of the ph...

 

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