Hitler’s alleged Jewish blood, an old conspiracy theory
Comments by Sergei Lavrov, in an interview with an Italian media, generated controversy and a diplomatic dispute with Israel, resurrecting rumors about the identity of Hitler’s paternal grandfather. The Russian Foreign Minister’s suggestion that Adolf Hilter had Jewish blood is just the latest version of a conspiracy theory that explores
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Italian Unification
The process of Italian unification consolidated the formation of Italy as a nation-state, in the 19th century, under the leadership of Victor Emmanuel II, King of Piedmont-Sardinia. Italian unification was the process of territorial union that resulted in the emergence of the nation-state of Italy in the second half of
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SKIRT LIFT: THE ACCESSORY THAT ‘SAVED’ VICTORIAN WOMEN
At a time when even mourning had strict rules of etiquette about how and what kind of fabric women were to dress in during the Victorian Era, it’s no wonder they had a dress for every occasion of their day and even of their life. Although this idea is not
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Early medieval European dress
The clothing of the Middle Ages in the West was determined to some extent by the phenomenon of Christianity and its taboos, innovations in clothing provided by the barbarian invasions of peoples and Muslims, and the evolution of the Byzantine and Roman dress. Early medieval European dress changed very gradually
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Traffic in the medieval city
The medieval city was seen as a crowded and effervescent place, with people, horses, carts and carriages moving in all directions. As in our modern city, this would lead to unavoidable traffic problems. In his book “Street Life in Medieval England”, G.T. Salusbury devotes an entire chapter to medieval traffic
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A little history of Russian Espionage
By José Carlos Palma With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, many questions have been raised about why Vladimir Putin behaved. To understand some of this behavior, I took a brief tour of the interior of the FSB. The FSB is the resurrected KGB with just a few cosmetic operations to fool
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Adolf Hitler’s teeth to prove that he died in 1945
By José Carlos Palma /Smartencyclopedia There are many theories about the death of Adolf Hitler. Human imagination leads us to make stories about history itself. this is one of the subjects that as a reporter of history intrigues me. When history decides to leave the closing of the fact or
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Julius Caesar : killing the Roman leader
By José Carlos Palma /Smartencyclopedia A group of as many as 60 conspirators decided to assassinate Caesar at the meeting of the Senate on March 15, the ides of March. Collectively, the group stabbed Caesar a reported 23 times, killing the Roman leader. The death of Julius Caesar ultimately had the
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Forest Full of Mysterious, Prehistoric Giant Jars Discovered
A forest full of mysterious, giant stone jars dating back thousands of years has been discovered in India. But what they were used for, why they were buried, and who made them is unknown. Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) discovered the monolithic site in the Dima Hasao Province,
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Alexander the Great and Macedonian rule
After the death of Philip II of Macedon, Alexander III was crowned king and turned it into one of the greatest empires of antiquity by defeating the Persians. Alexander the Great was the king of Macedonia from 336 BC. and, during his reign, managed to form a great empire in
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