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  • Sorcerers who mastered the art of summoning powerful djinn walked the lands of Andalusia and North Africa. One such sorcerer left behind a handwritten manuscript containing forbidden secrets of the […]

    The book of deadly names

    Sorcerers who mastered the art of summoning powerful djinn walked the lands of Andalusia and North Africa. One such sorcerer left behind a handwritten manuscript containing forbidden secrets of the […]

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  • Poilu (pronounced /pwaly/ in French) is a warmly informal term for a French World War I infantryman, meaning, literally, hairy one. The term came into popular usage in France during […]

    Poilu or Grognard?

    Poilu (pronounced /pwaly/ in French) is a warmly informal term for a French World War I infantryman, meaning, literally, hairy one. The term came into popular usage in France during […]

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  • In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a […]

    Piri Reis Map

    In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a […]

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  • One of the things that has intrigued me most throughout my research is the sheer gullibility of the Victorians. It may be a reflection on our lack of innocence or […]

    Hollow earth

    One of the things that has intrigued me most throughout my research is the sheer gullibility of the Victorians. It may be a reflection on our lack of innocence or […]

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