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Ships in the Ancient Mediterranean

Ships in the Ancient Mediterranean

The Egyptians, Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans all prospered in the ancient Mediterranean thanks to their mastery of the sea which allowed them to fish, trade, win naval battles and establish new...

What new technology/tactics allowed the breakthrough of the trenches in WW I western front?

What new technology/tactics allowed the breakthrough of the trenches in WW I western front?

Reading the answers to this question about WW1 Western Front, it appears that breaking through the trenches was a very difficult task to do. How did the Allies finally make it? Was it the invention…

Kupka and The Butter Plate: Religions

Kupka and The Butter Plate: Religions

Close Title: Religions Author: KUPKA Frantisek (1871 - 1957) Creation date: 1904 -Date shown: May 7, 1904 Dimensions: Height 57.2 cm - Width 42.8 cm Technique and other indications: Location: Paris, Musée d & 39; Orsay, preserved At the Louvre. Final composition intended for the photoengraving of the cover of the special issue of & 34; L & 39; Assiette au Beurre & 34; : Religions (n ​​° 162, May 7, 1904) Place of Conservation: Louvre Museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d & 39; Orsay) / Thierry Le Mage (C) ADAGP, Paris Reference de l & 39; image: 01-021285 / RF52492-recto © RMN-Grand Palais (musée d & 39; Orsay) / Thierry Le Mage (C) ADAGP, Paris Date of publication: March 2018 Historical background "Religions", special issue Launched in 1901, L'Assiette au butter quickly acquired a certain fame which went far beyond the radical, socialist and anarchist circles of the capital.

Did they really have automatic anti-aircraft cannons in WW2?

Did they really have automatic anti-aircraft cannons in WW2?

I tried to find it before asking, but I couldn't. A few years ago, I read in a Wikipedia article, and saw photos of, what apparently was a fully automatic anti-aircraft cannon which, if I didn't get

'Ragtime' wins the National Book Critics Circle Award

'Ragtime' wins the National Book Critics Circle Award

On January 8, 1976, Ragtime by E.L. The book deals with race relations in the 1920s, mixing fictional characters with real figures from the era. The book was made into a 1981 movie and a musical in 1997. The book established Doctorow as a major contemporary novelist.Doctorow was born in New York in 1931 and raised in the Bronx.

The metro according to Hector Guimard

The metro according to Hector Guimard

Model letters for the exit sign of the entrance buildings GUIMARD Hector (1867 - 1942) Have you ever seen the entrance to the Paris metro? BRASSAÏ Gyula Halász, dit (1899 - 1984) Close Title: Model letters for the exit sign des édicules Author: GUIMARD Hector (1867 - 1942) Dimensions: Height 42 cm - Width 114 cm Technique and other indications: pencil drawing, Cgine ink, gouache, tracing paper Place of conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: Musée d & 39 ; Orsay, Dist.