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Charlemagne as Germanic King and Roman Emperor
Charlemagne was a ruler that has left his mark on the annals of history. In reality, Charlemagne was not just a Germanic king or a Roman Emperor. He was the perfect combination of both.
The Need for Seclusion and Oneness
All too often a person, a community, or a culture wants to eat their cake and have it, too. They want to hold onto tradition while using the advances in technology while not giving up anything. In the end, it is discovered that it is an impossible dream.
History of the Foster Care System
Fostering a child is not something new. It has been around since the Middle Ages and beyond. During that time, the term ‘fostering’ had a different meaning.
Mandate of the Palestinian Conflict
In carving out a home for the displaced Jews of the twentieth century, the United Nations sparked a feud that shows no decrease in hostilities. The claims stretched beyond religion and centered around a place they both call home, and were recognized as being a contention that would find no peace.
Humanism Effect on the Rensaissance
Humanism was the single most revolutionary concept the Renaissance gave the world. It touched all aspects of society and lifted mankind up.
Roman Sunset - A Book Review
One area of history that is not neglected but not really focused on is the Roman occupation of Britain. Fiction or nonfiction, this period is very interesting. Elizabeth May approaches this period with a story you’ll fall in love with in Roman Sunset
Columbus Letter to the Spanish Crown
Too often, the actual letters of famous are ignored. Only intense historians take the time to look at them. The following is a letter from Christopher Columbus to the King and Queen of Spain sometime during the 1490s.
The Defining Concept of the Renaissance
The defining element of the Renaissance was the humanist movement. It was this single concept that affected every area of the Renaissance society and closed the door on the Middle Ages. Humanism was the essence of the Renaissance.
Palestine and the Arab Israeli Conflict Review
Reading a book on the history of an area is great, but just reading secondary sources always leaves a true history lover feeling like they have missed something. But when an author incorporates primary source documents and not just quotes here and there, you have stumbled on a gold mine.
The Need for a Jewish Haven
Through primary sources beginning in the late 1800s, the desire and need of a safe Jewish haven was at the forefront of many displaced Jewish nations thoughts.
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