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  1. Ceque Lines: Pilgrimage in the Inca Empire

    Inca ceque lines and their organization along the city of Cuzco were not just trails or pathways; they ...
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  2. Nevada: Women of Nevada - Part 3

    Not long ago a woman's primary accepted function was to care for her family. If she did have interests ...
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  3. Nevada: Women of Nevada - Part 2

    Gaming has not always been around in Nevada. The original draw for most of those early settlers was ...
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  4. Nevada: Women of Nevada - Part 1

    Women have made numerous contributions to family, society, art, and government throughout history. March ...
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  5. Crusades: Knights Templar try to Build Support in Europe

    Following the final defeats in the Holy Land, Jacques de Molay the Grand Master of the Knights Templar ...
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  6. Crusades: Saladin - The Model of Chivalry

    Yusuf ibn-Ayyub Salah-al-Din, Saladin, showed an unusual sense of honor and chivalry during the Holy ...
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  7. Crusades: The Demise of Knights Templar in Holy Land

    The Knights Templar emerged from the first Crusader army in order to protect Christian pilgrims moving ...
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  8. Crusades: The Horns of Hattin

    Fought on the 4th of July 1187, the Battle at the Horns of Hattin was a resounding victory for the Muslim ...
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  9. Crusades: What did the Knights Templar do on Temple Mount

    In response to a call to arms by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont, Christian armies of the First ...
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  10. Crusades: Church of St Anne Jerusalem

    In June 1099, the Crusaders began their siege of Jerusalem; its subsequent capture marked the beginning ...
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  11. Ancient Greece: The Trojan War

    The Trojan War is not merely a myth, it is fact, and most assume it to have occurred from about 1193 ...
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  12. History of Mexico: Santa Anna - A Saint?

    First of all sorry for the delay. As I have moved to France, where I’ll be working for yet another few ...
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  13. History of Mexico: Mexican Independence

    Like most Latin-American countries, Mexico obtained its independence at the beginning of the 19th century. ...
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  14. History of Mexico: The Legend of La Llorona or The Weeping Woman

    Legends and traditions have always played in important part in the history and culture of Mexico. Often ...
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  15. History of Mexico: Mariachi or True Mexican Culture

    Mariachis and Mexico go together like Spain and bulls or Holland and windmills. Mariachi is often considered ...
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  16. History of Mexico: Moctezuma's Revenge

    When Cortés and his soldiers reached the Mexico around 1519, they most certainly did not expect that ...
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  17. History of Mexico: Malinche's Tears

    November. The days are shortening, the wind bites and a general freezing darkness falls upon us. At ...
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  18. History of Mexico: La memoría de Mexico- Mexican memoires

    Before embarking upon particular aspects of Mexican history, it seems to me that a broad outline is ...
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  19. Russian History and Culture: Myths and Misconceptions

    Da'brohpozhalovat! Or welcome, to the wonderful, mystical world of Russian history and culture! For ...
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  20. Russian History and Culture: Russian Home Remedies and Preventatives

    Having been around quite a few Russian people in several countries, I am continually amazed at the overall ...
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