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HISTORY OF PROSTITUTION: PROCON.ORG

30 Aug

HISTORY OF PROSTITUTION: PROCON.ORG

¬†Prostitution has been around almost since the dawn of time.¬† It has been called the world’s oldest profession…other would debate that. However it existed and that’s why it earns a spot on this history blog.

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History Channel – Engineering an Empire – The Persians

3 Aug

The Persian Empire was one of the most mysterious civilizations in the ancient world. Persia became an empire under the Cyrus the Great, who created a policy of religious and cultural tolerance that became the hallmark of Persian rule. Engineering feats include an innovative system of water management; a cross-continent paved roadway stretching 1500 miles; a canal linking the Nile to the Red Sea; and the creation of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Mausoleum of Maussollos. The rivalry between Persia and Athens led to a 30-year war known as the Persian Wars, the outcome of which helped create the world we live in today. Peter Weller hosts.

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History of Modern Olympics: 1896 The First Modern Olympic Games

28 Jul

 

The history of first Olympic Games, Athens, 1896 – Events and winners

 

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