February 5th, 2012

Roman Campagna

tidbits cross time

In Myceanean Crete, slave names are notably different in that they were unusually likely to be ethnic (the Thracian woman) or in reference to occupations (the shepherd, the blacksmith), but in no other way.

During World War II, the Polish resistance was able to get the proofs of the main German propaganda paper in Warsaw at 8 am, which meant that the British radio could dissect it that evening even though it was released at 1pm.

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