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Henricus Colony of Virginia
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Henricus Colony of Virginia

Henricus (1611-1622 CE, also known as Henrico, Henryco, Citie of Henryco) was a colony established in Virginia, above Jamestown, in 1611 CE by Sir Thomas...
Celtic Coinage
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Celtic Coinage

The coinage of the ancient Celts, minted from the early 3rd century BCE to the 1st century CE, at first imitated Greek and then Roman coins. Celtic...
Bacon's Rebellion
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Bacon's Rebellion

Bacon’s Rebellion (1676 CE) was the first full-scale armed insurrection in Colonial America pitting the landowner Nathaniel Bacon (l. 1647-1676 CE...
Ancient Celtic Art
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Ancient Celtic Art

Art, along with language, is perhaps the best way to see the connections between the ancient peoples we label as Celts who lived in Iron Age Europe...
The Contest between Odin & Thor
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The Contest between Odin & Thor

The poem called The Lay of Greybeard (Old Norse: Hárbarðsljóð) is one story from Norse mythology that relates an intriguing verbal fight between two...
Indian Massacre of 1622 CE
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Indian Massacre of 1622 CE

The Indian Massacre of 1622 CE was an attack on the settlements of the Virginia Colony by the tribes of the Powhatan Confederacy under their leader...
The Desecration of the Statues of Hermes, 415 BCE
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The Desecration of the Statues of Hermes, 415 BCE

On 7 June 415 BCE, various statues of the god Hermes were desecrated in Athens. The Peloponnesian War (431-404 BCE) had been raging for decades as one...
Powhatan Confederacy
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Powhatan Confederacy

The Powhatan Confederacy (c. 1570-1646 or 1677 CE) was a political, social, and martial entity of over 30 Algonquian-speaking Native American tribes...
Cernunnos
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Cernunnos

Cernunnos was an ancient Celtic god who represented nature, flora and fauna, and fertility. He is frequently depicted in Celtic art wearing stag antlers...
The Gospels
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The Gospels

The New Testament contains four gospels attributed to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. The four gospels are not biographies of Jesus, nor are they history...
Julio-Claudian Dynasty
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Julio-Claudian Dynasty

The Julio-Claudian dynasty is the collective name given to the first five emperors of the ancient Roman Empire. The name of the dynasty derives from...
Ancient Celtic Pottery
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Ancient Celtic Pottery

The pottery of the ancient Celts, although produced over great distances in space and time, shares several common features no matter where it was made...

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