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The philosophy of cynicism – William D. Desmond
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The philosophy of cynicism – William D. Desmond

In the 4th century BCE, a banker’s son threw the city of Sinope into scandal by counterfeiting coins. When the dust finally settled, the young man, Diogenes of Sinope, had been stripped of his citizenship, his money, and all his

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Ancient Aliens: Alien Tech in Ancient Greece (Season 10) | History
Five inventions that were centuries ahead of their time – This is Genius
History of Syracuse – Part 2 – The Tyranny of Hieron
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History of Syracuse – Part 2 – The Tyranny of Hieron

following the decisive battle of Himera Gelon tyrant of Syracuse had secured his city’s position on the island of Sicily as a local power one that was capable of standing up to the greater powers of the Mediterranean such as

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Armies and Tactics: Philip II and Macedonian Phalanx
Did The Past Really Happen?
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Did The Past Really Happen?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. The dog that played Toto in The Wizard of Oz was credited as Toto, but in reality the dog’s name was Terry. And when Terry died in 1945 her owner and trainer Carl Spitz buried her

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History of Athens – Part 1
The Queen of Lesbos – Poetess Sappho l THE HISTORY OF SEX
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The Queen of Lesbos – Poetess Sappho l THE HISTORY OF SEX

Iridescent-throned Aphrodite, deathless Child of Zeus, wile-weaver, I now implore you: Don’t–I beg you, Lady–with pains and torments Crush down my spirit! The Greek poetess Sappho was a passionate soul, and nobody worshipped women as much as she. And that’s

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5 Historical Mistakes in movie "300 Rise of an Empire"
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5 Historical Mistakes in movie "300 Rise of an Empire"

300 the cartoonish film retelling of the Spartans defense of Thermopylae against the Persian horde now has a sequel 300 rise of an empire how much of it plays fast and loose with the history asks Paul cartlidge professor of

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The Riddle of Ancient Sparta: Unwrapping an Enigma - Professor Paul Cartledge