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Nope. This isn’t exactly keeping with our Irish theme of the week. But it is part of the Friday history series of the month: Napoleonic Era. 644 more words
W.G Sebald understands subtlety. He also understands the power of curiosity. But, most importantly, he understands that slapping the reader across the face with heavy-handed symbolism is not the way to make them understand his themes. 641 more words
Originaire du Rouergue, Jean de Dieu Soult compte parmi les plus valeureux et les plus méritants maréchaux d’Empire. Il est avec Davout, Lannes, Masséna et Suchet, l’un des rares maréchaux capable de diriger la Grande Armée seul en l’absence de l’empereur Napoléon Ier. 400 more words
by cheri block
Today, January 27, 2015, marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Extermination Camp, Auschwitz.
Film makers, novelists, and historians have spent millions of hours, perhaps six million hours, trying to educate a distracted modern public on the atrocities that occurred in Poland and in other concentration camps during World War II. 162 more words
“Dacă Socrate ar intra în cameră, toţi ne-am ridica în picioare ca să-i dăm cinste, dar dacă ar intra Iisus Hristos, I-am cădea toţi la picioare.” 661 more words