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The Cluniac Reforms and St. Augustine
Looking closely at the Cluniac reform and the ideas that St. Augustine promoted, it seems that the reform by the Cluny order was neither a reflection nor a contradiction of St. Augustine.
The Code of Hammurabi
Our legal system can trace much of its roots to a set of laws that were written more than 1700 years before Christ.
The Collapse and Ressurection of the Roman Empire
The collapse of the Roman Empire during the third century began with Maximinius Thrax.
The Congo as the Falsified Free State
The treatment Africans experienced at the hands of the European powers that looked to the large continent for resources varied across the land though over all suppression was the foundation.
The Crusades - A Review
Learn the truth of the Crusades and discover that it wasn't all romantic nor one-sided. Read my review of the The Crusades, by Michael Paine.
The Dangers of Revisionism of the Rape of Nanking
Revisionism is changing the world of history. As more sources became available, our vision of history of changes. In fact, “our relationship with history is changing.”
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.
The Design of Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. has thousands of visitors a year. The beauty of it reflects the spirit of the country. But who has thought of how the city was developed and who was the genius behind it? Join me as we take a fresh look at the capital city.
The Development of the American Postal System
Benjamin Franklin might have made a huge impact on the United States postal system, but he was not the founder. The postal system actually began thousands of years earlier.
The Evolution of Athenian Democracy
The democracy of Athens did not occur overnight but developed through many types of government. The democracy that we know today traveled from monarchy through oligarchy, through tyrants and eventually made its way to the classical form of Athenian democracy.
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