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When was the Year of the Four Popes? Who were the Sacred Band of Thebes?
What will future generations judge us most harshly for? Abandoning the rule that truth matters in public life.
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Can we learn from history about how diseases spread, and how we respond to them?
‘History seems to have little influence on many of our rulers.’
The Norse god who found a new immortality in the stage works of Richard Wagner.
How long was the presidency of William Henry Harrison? Which country lasted only one day?
The history of the Third Reich remains as popular as ever. Why?
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