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French Illustrator Revives the Byzantine Empire with Magnificently Detailed Drawings of Its Monuments & Buildings: Hagia Sophia, Great Palace & More via /r/history


French Illustrator Revives the Byzantine Empire with Magnificently Detailed Drawings of Its Monuments & Buildings: Hagia Sophia, Great Palace & More
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Submitted August 29, 2018 at 01:57PM by Mike_ZzZzZ
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An ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey has been unearthed in southern Greece in what is possibly the earliest-recorded trace of the epic poem, the culture ministry said Tuesday. via /r/history


An ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey has been unearthed in southern Greece in what is possibly the earliest-recorded trace of the epic poem, the culture ministry said Tuesday.
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Rare interviews with two men who were witnesses to the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln recorded in 1929-1930. via /r/history


Rare interviews with two men who were witnesses to the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln recorded in 1929-1930.
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How did an Australasian cockatoo reach 13th century Sicily? A discovery in the Vatican Library in Frederick II of Sicily’s falconry book reveal a medieval world that was surprisingly interconnected. via /r/history


How did an Australasian cockatoo reach 13th century Sicily? A discovery in the Vatican Library in Frederick II of Sicily’s falconry book reveal a medieval world that was surprisingly interconnected.
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Months after burning down the White House, British Admiral George Cockburn was chosen to personally escort a defeated Napoleon to Saint Helena. Here is his fascinating diary about the voyage. via /r/history


Months after burning down the White House, British Admiral George Cockburn was chosen to personally escort a defeated Napoleon to Saint Helena. Here is his fascinating diary about the voyage.
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Submitted November 04, 2017 at 06:16PM by JohnJacobAdolf
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