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Silly Questions Saturday, September 23, 2017 (self.history)
submitted 3 hours ago by AutoModerator[M] - announcement
Discussion/QuestionHow did leaders in medieval periods (and prior) manage to feed their large armies while on campaigns, and what did they usually eat? (self.history)
submitted 17 hours ago by AFroodWithHisTowel
Discussion/QuestionHow did ancient cultures generally 'dispose' of sacrificed animals? Were they eventually eaten, or were they just left to rot? (self.history)
submitted 18 hours ago by IVE_GOT_HOES
Pirates are to blame for why the US doesn't use the metric system (newsok.com)
submitted 1 day ago by porkchop_d_clown
Discussion/QuestionDid any forces rob banks during any of the world wars? (self.history)
submitted 1 day ago by Portlandgangster
The American Civil War... Line Battles and Weaponry (self.history)
submitted 11 hours ago by MusicForCars2018
Story I heard from a tour guide. Curious if any documents exist confirming it (self.history)
submitted 14 hours ago by KittyCatGangster
Why are Vikings known to be such savages while most of the Medieval folks were like them? (self.history)
submitted 1 day ago by ibayramli1489
VideoEpic History: Alexander the Great Part 1 (youtube.com)
submitted 22 hours ago by HiflYguy
Questions about the middle ages? (self.history)
submitted 21 hours ago by thelastpatriot1
Was there ever any animosity between Dean Martin and Andy Williams, while their respective TV shows were rivals (in the '60s and '70s)? (self.history)
submitted 22 hours ago by Culecks
Discussion/QuestionI've read that ancient physicians were actually remarkably skilled in certain practices (e.g. setting broken bones, using medicinal herbs, etc). If I needed medical attention in, say, the Byzantine Empire in 400 AD, what could I expect in terms of my level of care? (self.history)
submitted 1 day ago by ask-if-im-a-bucket
Ancient people were not dump, they just didn't have specific knowledge? (self.history)
submitted 8 hours ago by Penki-
What are good books/movies/etc. that cover the liberation of the concentration camps at the end of WW2? (self.history)
submitted 22 hours ago by _JosiahBartlet
VideoLooking for other historical examples of preempting processes that we now use computers to undertake (youtube.com)
submitted 1 day ago by lheadhunter
Desiccation of the Aral Sea: A Water Management Disaster in the Soviet Union (ciesin.org)
submitted 1 day ago by Warren4Prez
What is a good Cold War book? (self.history)
submitted 19 hours ago by flyerscupby2021
News article9/16: The Forgotten New York Terrorist Attack (slate.com)
submitted 1 day ago by DauphDaddy
Discussion/QuestionHow do Historical Japanese names? I'm getting so confused. (self.history)
submitted 22 hours ago by WyrmtongueUxka
Discussion/QuestionHow did B-17s, B-29s, and other bombers with turrets prevent friendly fire while flying sorties in such tight formations? (self.history)
submitted 1 day ago by OUsnr7
The aeolipile was just a few steps short of being a steam engine in the 1st century AD. What other inventions were close to being a technological breakthrough way before their time? (self.history)
submitted 1 day ago by brockoli117
What are some of the earliest examples of street gangs/organized crime? What were they known for? (self.history)
submitted 1 day ago by Steeple_of_People
Discussion/QuestionDo we have any insight into what forged the Roman's famous resilience in the face of massive battlefield casualties? (self.history)
submitted 1 day ago by RusticBohemian
Discussion/QuestionDid Hannibal really make a mistake by invading Rome??? (self.history)
submitted 1 day ago by politicsperson
Discussion/QuestionDid medieval armies ever actually fire flaming arrows? (self.history)
submitted 2 days ago by Beefcake71
I don't understand the King Arthur myth (self.history)
submitted 3 days ago * by Sherlupin
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