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    They're missing the intervention in '62 of Dominican Republic and the Trujillo Assassination.

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    They're missing the intervention in '62 of Dominican Republic and the Trujillo Assassination.

    Good catch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crispickle View Post
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    of course man

    I reenact, remember

    And I'm too poor to buy them
    Explain us the process.

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    Explain us the process.
    of making a sword?

    we make the model and cut it with the laser. Then we edge it with sandpaper. Then you add the wooden handle by pretty much making the lower part of the blade purposely to fit the opening. That's how we made all our gladii, falcatae and one kopis.


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    @Pimp of Pimps @Perun @White @Makenzye @baji17 @Ichiryuu @Neko @Crispickle @Wiskodeh @Juan @DreX @Whitebeard @Usopp;

    Compressed air weapon, built by Bartholomeus Girandoni in 1779.


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    This kinda makes me sad. It used to be such a pretty little city. Absolutely crazy how fast stuff can expand

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    This is super neat.
    http://www.millenniumforums.com/signaturepics/sigpic12330_1.gif

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zu View Post
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    This kinda makes me sad. It used to be such a pretty little city. Absolutely crazy how fast stuff can expand

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    This is super neat.
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    Join our group
    Lol, maybe
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zu View Post
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    Lol, maybe
    Just ask Pops if you ever wanna join

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    @Pimp of Pimps @Perun @White @Makenzye @baji17 @Ichiryuu @Neko @Crispickle @Wiskodeh @Juan @DreX @Whitebeard @Usopp;

    https://youtu.be/KdQwalCPNAs

    Expansion of indo-european languages. (Dunno what to think of this one tbh. Seems very innaccurate )

    https://youtu.be/AvFl6UBZLv4

    Expansion of religions.

    Both short and interesting simulations.
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    "The market was also a cultural melting pot. The most famous example ofthis is Basra, the home of one of the early ‘Abbasid age’s most unique men ofletters, al-Jahiz, who recounted that his education took place not only in theGreat Mosque of Basra but also in the Mirbad marketplace west of the citywhere he joined with the storytellers to collect Arabic ‘verses by madmenand Bedouin brigands ... [and] works by Jewish poets’.4 In so doing heattempted to preserve Arabic language and lore in a city which was themeeting point between Arabic and Persian speakers and cultures and hecontributed to the formulation of an important strand within Arabic belleslettres. The market area of any city was also the place where visitors couldfind accommodation in the form of the funduq, a hostelry related in nameand function to the earlier Byzantine pandocheion and the inns of the HolyLand, known in Aramaic as pundaq."





    In regards to the Abbasids era.

    From the book "The Great Caliphs: The Golden Age of theAbbasid Empire.
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    The above references to streams and springs remind us that water isalways crucial to city life. For Muslims, flowing water was an integral partof their image of a garden and paradise itself. In the often hot and arid landsof Islam, the provision of water for the thirsty was a sacred duty and water



    was also essential for performing the required ritual ablutions before prayer.The practical, ritual and symbolic importance of providing water manifesteditself in the Muslims’ considerable devotion to hydraulic engineering, anarea in which they showed ingenuity as well as expertise. Water was trans-ported to cities by all manner of aqueducts, canals and deep-bored wells.All great mosques had ablution areas and often public lavatories and everyurban quarter had one or more bath houses with hot and cold water on tap.These facilities either used stored water from cisterns or, where possible,natural springs within cities. At Mayyarfariqin in northern Mesopotamia,the congregational mosque had an impressive sanitation system:


    Briefly, the ablution pool faces forty chambers, through each of which run two large channels, one of which is visible and for use, while the other is concealed beneath the earth and is for carrying away refuse and flushing the cisterns.




    From the same book.
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    Hospitals in the Abbasid era:

    The foundation of hospitals in North Africa coincided with Salah al-Din’s activities in Egypt. The late twelfth-century Almohad caliph Ya‘qubal-Mansur founded a famous hospital in Marrakesh which the historianal-Marrakushi, one of the city’s native sons, believed unparalleled in theworld. He reported that the caliph selected a choice spot in the city andcommanded the builders to embellish the hospital with all manner of carv-ing and decoration. He also ordered the planting of perfumed and fruit-bearing trees inside and the installation of flowing water to all the roomsin addition to four pools in the central courtyard. He then ordered richfurnishings of wool, cotton, silk and leather and allocated the hospital 30dinars a day for food and expenses, excluding medical costs, stipulating thatpatients should be given appropriate night clothes depending on the season.Finally he appointed a pharmacist to make potions, creams and powdersfor the patients.54 He may also have founded a hospital in Spain, althoughIbn al-Khatib, a fourteenth-century scholar and courtier from Granada,insisted that the first hospital built in Islamic Spain was that commissionedby Muhammad V in Granada, which was completed in 1367.
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