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History

Pre-Christian Ireland: The Scholarly Views

May 3, 2020

Pre-Christian Ireland was more like a world of magic with Christian figures and stories mingled into it. Scholars wanted to find the reality among all the giants and mystical events, but they couldn’t until archaeological evidence and more modern scientific tools came along. Read on to find out how they learned the truth, if they did at all. […]

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History

The Book of Invasions: How Ireland Was Inhabited

May 3, 2020

The Book of Invasions is a very different history book, full of magic, one-eyed giants, mermaids and stories. Still, the Irish believed it depicted their origins and traditions. Maybe Ireland was inhabited after everything the book claims it went through, after all. Maybe magic was the reality back then. […]

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European History

The Golden Age of Roman Literature

April 27, 2020

The Golden Age of Roman Literature and the reign of Rome’s first emperor, Augustus coincided. Augustus patronized several artists and writers, including Horace, Ovid and Virgil. […]

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European History

The Humble Beginnings of Roman Literature

April 27, 2020

Roman literature began by imitating Greek literature, Roman authors used to mimic their Greek counterparts. This continued till Roman literature discovered its own voice. […]

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American History

The Effects of the Great Awakening in America

April 26, 2020

The effects of the Great Awakening are seen throughout American history. The Awakening pioneered a new way for Americans to deal with nation-wide crises. Read on to see how a religious revival bore an effect so enormous. […]

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American History

The Leaders of the Great Awakening

April 26, 2020

The Great Awakening was first a religious, and later a political movement, which revived interest in religion in the English colonies in America. […]

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American History

Events That Led to the Great Awakening

April 26, 2020

The Salem witch hunt, the society’s disappointment in its leaders, and people’s refusal to bow down were all critical in shaping the movement that came to be known as the Great Awakening. But how did all these contradictory events relate and result in the same thing? […]

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