ITT: Post good historical documentaries
pic related is basically THE civil war doc, are there any good ones about the Napoleonic Wars
soooo did the mongols successfully invade and occupy moscow?
are they the exception?
What was alcohol like in medieval and ancient times?
Was beer anything like it is today? Wine? Liquor?
Beer didn't have hops until the 14th or 15th century.
They used a lot of herbs and spices before that and modern day recreations taste awesome.
During the day light ales and wine diluted with water was drunk, for parties they had good wines and special beers and seasonal beers.
Ale only kept for a few days and had to be continuously produced by Alewives, hopped beer lasted longer and could be exported in barrels.
Later in the medieval period they also had distilled spirits such as...
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I don't mean Chinese history as in the history of China, but history in China.
They take history so seriously in China, however you know almost every single fact from modern day Chinese historians is in some way affected by complete fabrications and presumptions. Everything they learn has to align politically with their political agenda. Even compared to Japan and Korea, at least academians have some basic sense of an independent, objective view of historical facts, on the other hand Chinese academics sponsored by the Chinese government completely come up with 100%...
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OP, why exactly are you surprised that an authoritarian ideologically based government would tell lies to its people in order to make itself or its people look better? Especially when it has a very firm grip on communications?
>on the other hand Chinese academics sponsored by the Chinese government completely come up with 100% politically biased information, which they use to brainwash 1.3 billion people to push forward the agendas of the CCP and aligning the entire region toward them.
Considering the fate that Chinese history suffered through 40-30 years ago, that's a fucking improvement lad.
Post them here
Is line warfare the most uninteresting type of warfare there is? Uniforms from that era are the very definition of uncool, two rows blasting at each other hoping they will hit is not entertaining to read about or watch, the weapons are not very interesting either those wars were just so fucking boring
Well depending on your definition almost all warfare that isn't tribal warfare was line warfare until 1860. The Romans and vikings fought in lines too.
That said you mean strictly 1700-1815 stuff you should look a bit more into it. Especially cavalry did some interesting things in those days.
Which Christianity is closest to the early Christianity? Orthodox, non-denomination, Catholic, Coptic, Lutheran, Calvinist? which one?
Who first popularized the idea of historical progress?
For those who don't believe in Sola Scriptura, what else is important?
Sacred Tradition, Ecumenical Councils. For Roman Catholics, Scripture and Tradition are equally important. For Orthodox Christians, Scripture is a part of Sacred Tradition, and Ecumenical Councils are not about adding doctrine, just about spelling out doctrine that was always there (to support this, they show that the Coptic Church, apart from the nature thing, has identical beliefs even thought they haven't been involved in most of the Ecumenical Councils).
What philosophies or philosophical positions do you adhere to? Favorite philosophers? Favorite arguments?
A girl I knew told me yesterday that all men in ancient greece were bisexual. Is there any truth to the claim that all Greeks were BOYS MMM!
One of the best US presidents X horribly overrated quy responsible for Civil war?
Pierce and Buchanan did nothing to change the tide. Lincoln inherited the mess and I doubt could have performed more admirably.
I always wonder what reconstruction would have been like with him.
It was Polk who essentially made it inevitable with his territorial acquisition.
He also alienated northern democrats by compromising his "54' 40' or fight" promise on the boundary of Oregon territory which exacerbated sectarian differences, shifting US politics to be less about 'democrats vs whigs' and more about 'northern interests vs. southern interests'.
Post anachronistic paintings and give a short description
This is supposed to be Theodoric I, king of the Visigoths. He ruled from 418-451 ad.
The painting itself is from 1635 and clearly shows contemporary style.
Satan's last supper.
Found in some schizophrenics apartment in the 1950s after he hung himself.
ITT: standpoints that trigger you
>consciousness is just an illusion, we're all just atoms and stuff
How does a man in our world try to become a Warrior of Justice? What philosophies come closest to that ideal? Are there any historical figures who tried to live by that standard?
>warrior of justice
Dangerously close to becoming a social justice warrior if you're mind isn't strong.
Live a martial lifestyle
Put emphasis on mental training/learning as well
Stand ready for the fight we all know is coming, be prepared
Stand with good civil people of traditional/natural values and not this new generation that will lead to our destruction