Category archives: History

How Putin is building his own geopolitical cage.


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Putin is increasingly seeking confrontation with western powers. Although he claims he has allies in Asia and elsewhere, winning a battle against the two biggest economies in the world is almost impossible. Most aggressors in history haven’t succeeded in their endeavors and ended up isolated, dead or in prison. So how long is Putin ...

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The rise of the de Medici family.


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This documentary is the first part of a series about the rise of a banking dynasty in Florence Italy. It shows how they practically started the Renaissance during the 14th century and helped giants like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo create their works. Later parts also show how they struggled in keeping their power ...

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Discovering Machu Picchu.


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Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru. This documentary gives some insights on who build it why they build it and how it was done. It is a relic of the past that speaks to the imagination. I is thought to be built in the 15th century ...

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A History of Chicago.


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This is part one in a 4 part series about the history of Chicago. It shows how the city played a key role in modern agriculture and the commodities markets. Furthermore it shows how the Germans, Irish, Italians, and other immigrants learned to get along.

The great history 0f Alexandria (Modern Egypt)


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This documentary goes thru the great history of Alexandria. From the time of the ancient Greeks, the development of Egypt at the time of the Pharaohs to the time it came in contact with Rome. 

The Phoenicians (1200-300 BC) Lebanon


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This video investigates the history of the Phoenicians (1200-300 BC). This ancient people lived in what is now Lebanon. Their origins are a mystery and in this video tries to unravel haw this civilization came about.

The Carolingians Ruling Neustria and Austrasia during the dark ages.


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The Carolingians ruled a kingdom that later became France during the dark ages. This video shows a nice reconstruction of how they ruled parts of modern-day during this period.

Wonderful London


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Омской пожарной каланче исполнилось 99 лет


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Ровно 99 лет назад начала использоваться по своему прямому назначению историческое здание, один из самых узнаваемых символов города — пожарная каланча. Исполнил замысел архитектора крестьянин из Нижнего Новгорода Михаил Кузнецов. Он построил каланчу за очень короткое даже по современным меркам время- http://vitaliy70.livejournal.com/204291.html