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Early Middle Ages

History; European history

The Early Middle Ages was a period of European history lasting from the 5th century to approximately the 11th century. The period followed the decline of the Western Roman Empire and saw a decline of ...

Turcopole

History; European history

In the Crusades, turcopoles, turcoples, turcopoli or turcopoliers (from the Greek: Τουρκόπουλοι, "sons of Turks") were locally recruited mounted archers employed by the Christian states of the ...

assassin

History; European history

killer - the original Assassins were Carmathian warriers based in Mount Lebanon around the eleventh century; they terrorised the middle eastern world for two hundred years, supposedly high on hashish ...

Empress Anna of Russia

History; European history

Empress of Russia from 1730 to 1740, made empress by the supreme privy council of Russia who hoped she would act as a puppet ruler; but she had her own plans. She began tormenting the aristocrats who ...

King Ludwig II of Bavaria

History; European history

He became king of Bavaria in 1864; the shy and ill-equipped king spent all his funds on construction of fairy tale castles. Hardly did he govern his people because he had a strong aversion to public ...

Celtic Empire

History; European history

The Celts were people who were known for hunting. Many of them would go to battle completely naked to the surprise of their enemies. They cut off the heads of their enemies and tied them to the neck ...

antiquarian

History; European history

Relating to a person who has a strong interest in the historical past, particularly concrete evidence like objects, documents and archeological sites. It is uncertain whether the term dates to ...

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