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Poena Cullei: Roman Sadism.

It’s been a while since I last messed with the Romans and their traditions, some of which are extravagant and even outlandish, but that doesn’t mean I have abandoned them completely.  Today we are back with one of those practices, … Seguir leyendo

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Where did the “Mercedes” in Mercedes Benz come from?

A few years ago, one of my students in Germany told me about the alleged story of the origin of the brand with which we are dealing today. According to him, the wife of Karl Benz, the inventor of the … Seguir leyendo

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The worst naval tragedy in History…and it is not the Titanic.

The total number of victims surpassed those suffered by the Titanic (1.514), the Lusitania (1.198) and the Bismarck (2.200), combined… times two. With these figures, the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff is undoubtedly the worst maritime tragedy in History and … Seguir leyendo

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