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Thucydides – Another Father of History? – The Peloponnesian War, Thucydides’ Trap & Pericles Speech

Thucydides – Another Father of History? – The Peloponnesian War, Thucydides’ Trap & Pericles Speech

peace is only an armistice an endless war thucydides you know your ancient Greeks thucydides surely the original author of that endless war quote arguably the founder of game theory definitely the main source about the Peloponnesian War Thucydides his name clearly a mouthful to say here have practise Thucydides one more time Thucydides so …

FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2017!

FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2017!

Hi everyone, it’s Sandy and in today’s video, I’m going to share with you my favorite books that I read in 2017. 2017 was a lot of a slower reading year for me, especially towards the end of the year. As some of you may know, I studied abroad during my fall semester and while …

The conspiracy behind this famous statue

The conspiracy behind this famous statue

These are all the same woman. Which one do you recognize? Why? How did the Venus de Milo, an armless ancient statue, go from being lost on a tiny Greek island to an international icon? It’s part of a story that spans centuries – and a possible cover-up that starts with a missing piece right …

Beast Boy History & Profile – Geek Bytes

Beast Boy History & Profile – Geek Bytes

Beast Boy is often a crowd favorite among the comedic characters of the Teen Titans. His shapeshifting abilities and generally laid-back attitude make him a nice break from the norm of DC super heroes. But how much do you know about him? Beast Boy’s real name is Garfield Mark Logan, named after his father Mark …

Food History: Ramen

Food History: Ramen

If the first thing you picture when you hear ramen is this, you can thank Momofuku Ando. And World War II…and the Yakuza crime syndicate. Let’s begin in August, 1945. Japan had just announced its surrender to the Allies, and Ando was walking through war-torn Osaka. The Allied Forces’ aerial bombing had wrought destruction on …