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A Wonder of the 8th century World

Yes, here I am. At one of the wonders of the world. Not just from late 8th century China, but from any century. Last week I stood again in front of the ‘Nestorian Stele’, an over 10 foot tall monument filled with the history of the Church of the East in China from their arrival in 635 A.D. 485 more words

25 March 1918 - Hobart’s Unfunnies

Out in Mesopotamia, the British forces were planning to advance on Khan Baghdadi. To assist in the final preparations, lieutenant Colonel James Edward Tennant from 30 Squadron RFC decided to fly over the enemy positions. 553 more words



Laughter in the dark. Albinus, a decent, middle-aged guy and aspiring filmmaker, abandons his spouse for a lover part his age: Margot, who desires to turn into a film Read A Dweller in Mesopotamia: Being the Adventures of an Official Artist in the Garden of Eden by Donald Maxwell with Rakuten Kobo. 427 more words



Web oficial de la Universidade da Coruña. Enlaces a centros, departamentos, servicios, planes de estudios. A collectors site specialising in original WW1 & WW2 historical military artefacts. 452 more words


1918 - April 2

There is a sense of unreality in life when one lives in the scenes of bygone Kingdoms – down below in Mesopotamia, English soldiers are handling bricks from Babylon with Nebuchadnezzar’s seal on them, the Turks are just beyond them in Nineveh, and here I live in the town of King Darius, King Cyrus and the Great Alexander. 61 more words

Middle East

Eye Candy: Kurdistan

Countries with significant Kurdish populations in the Near East: Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

Countries with significant Kurdish populations in the Near East that the United States has bombed or put boots on the ground in: Iraq and Syria. 144 more words


The History of Healing: Asclepius' Attendants (Part I)

What were the wars between the Houses Plantagenet and Lancaster called? The Wars of the Roses. What was set into motion by Martin Luther when he published his 95 theses? 3,478 more words