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Amerigo Vespucci

An Italian sailor by the name of which was called America. He was born March 9, 1451 in Florence, and died February 22, 1512 in Seville, Spain. Amerigo was educated and studied with his uncle Anthony Vespucci, a famous scientist. In 1490 he travelled as a merchant in Spain, where in Seville he enrolled in […]

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Alfred the Great

King of England, youngest son of king Aethelwulf, and Asbury; b. in 849 in Berkshire. His grandfather Egbert, king of Wessex, at the beginning of the IX century United all the small Anglo-Saxon kingdoms into one state — England. For 5-year-old boy Alfred was sent to Rome to be anointed by Pope Leo IV. A […]

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Allodium

Allodium (Allodium, alleu) – in feudal law form independent of land tenure. The word “allodium” is found in the barbaric truths in the form of alodis (Salic law, 59), where it means the inheritance by law (according to some, inheritance is exclusively movable). In the feudal era, in the XI – XIII centuries, the term […]

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Alaric I

The first king of the Visigoths; born. About 376 A. D. for lying in the mouth of the Danube island Pace and belonged to the family of Balts. After the death of Theodosius the Great in 395, who settled in the Roman Empire, the Visigoths chose as their king the 19-year-old Alaric, who during the […]

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Composing Report Abstracts

All Known Kinds of Abstracts One should know that it is possible to apply two kinds of abstracts, which are known as descriptive and informational. When writing student reports, you should pay attention to informational abstracts communicate the content comprise guidelines, results, scope, methods, goal, and conclusions separate important points are not so long – […]

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The History of the Sumerians – Part 2

Inside the Akkadian monarchy, however, there were rebellions. The successor of Sargon the Ancient, Remus, was murdered by his own nobles, who ruled then the grandson of Sargon, Naramsin (2236-2200 BC) were continually fighting rebellions, belittling and priestly class. From the North to the Akkadian monarchy collapsed some “Manda warriors” (probably came from beyond the […]

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The History of the Sumerians – Part 1

Mesopotamia, before the area is extremely swampy and uninhabited, the first ever mastered subarea – tribe not Sumerian and non-Semitic speaking on a special “banana language.” Subarea was the archaeological culture Ubeyd (V – beginning of IV Millennium BC). They knew how to smelt copper and was first introduced in Mesopotamia agriculture. However, subarea not […]

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Homeric Greece

Look primarily at state institutions of Homeric Greece. The descriptions of Homer in every Greek community, we see the king. He is the bravest and most skilled wars; he leads his comrades into battle. According to his divine origin, he is the hereditary connoisseur of the eternal law given and stored by the gods; for […]

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The Life Of Alcibiades

Alcibiades was one of the finest of the Athenian statesmen and generals; son of Kliniy and Tanamacha, rod. In Athens 451 B. C. and Lost in the battle of Coronea (447) father, he was raised then in the house of his relative, the famous Pericles. Already at a young age we see him next with […]

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The Alexandrian War: Part 2

Achillas and Pothinus he soon paid for his treachery in the murder of Pompey’s life. Another participant, Theodotos, fled to Syria and lived there in poverty and contempt. After the death of Caesar, Brutus and Cassius blamed him for the murder of Pompey, betrayed him to an agonizing death. The position of Caesar in the […]

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