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The Lost Libraries And Works Of Ancient History
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The Lost Libraries And Works Of Ancient History

The Lost Libraries: * During the Hellenistic Period (323-31BC) there were several major libraries in the Mediterranean world, the greatest being the Library of Alexandria, established about 300BC – it was damaged in 48BC and probably destroyed in the reign of the Roman Emperor Aurelian (270-275AD). * Alexandria’s closest rival was the library at Pergamum, … Continue reading

The Arch of Triumph: North Korean Oneupsmanship At Its Finest
North Korea

The Arch of Triumph: North Korean Oneupsmanship At Its Finest

North Korean government officials are, at least outwardly, very proud of their country’s accomplishments and seem to take a particular delight in one-upping the decadent, capitalist pigs in the outside world in any way possible. North Korea just can’t seem to let go of any opportunity to demonstrate that they are stronger, smarter, bigger, better … Continue reading