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British History

The Revival of Scottish Celtic Identity

November 29, 2020

The Celtic identity of Scotland had been taken from them by such rules as the Dress Act. The repeal of the Act and some famous literary works led to the revival of Scottish identity and traditions. […]

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British History

Scholarly Investigations of the Celtic Heritage

November 29, 2020

The scholarly research on the Celtic heritage conducted by George Buchanan in the late 16th century mostly regarded linguistic connections between the Celtic languages. The linguistic investigations led to findings of the relationships between the Celtic peoples. But not all of them were based on reliable evidence. […]

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History

The Rise and Spread of Japan’s Black Dragon Secret Society

November 28, 2020

Secret societies are mysterious entities that pique our interests. We want to know more about the incredible stories behind the origin of secret societies. One of the most fascinating secret society is the Black Dragon Society of Japan. How did this secret society come into existence, and how did it influence the politics and foreign policy of Japan? […]

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History

Decline of Byzantine Empire and Rise of Islam. Are the two connected?

November 23, 2020

The inception of Islam can be traced back to early 7th century, and around the same time the Byzantine Empire with its capital in Constantinople was in a very strong position. But with the spread of Islam and the Arabic conquests fundamentally reshaped the Mediterranean world and created religious, cultural, and linguistic boundaries that persist even today. […]

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European History

Fate of Propaganda Due and Its Grand Master Licio Gelli

November 22, 2020

After P-2 member and money launderer Michele Sindona was involved in a number of cases, he was convicted of murder in 1986, and was soon thereafter found poisoned in his cell. His investigation led Italian law enforcement agency Guardia di Finanza to “King Cobra” Licio Gelli, the mastermind behind the P-2, and the P-2 roster, which contained names of all the members of the lodge. […]

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European History

The Golpe Borghese, and P-2’s Other Illicit Activities

November 22, 2020

Italy saw a number of politically motivated strikes and protests in the 1960s. These eventually led to the Golpe Borghese in 1970. Many of the events and leaders behind the failed coup were part of the infamous P-2 lodge. […]

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History

Secret Societies in Italy: Origins of Propaganda Due

November 21, 2020

Secret societies, as the name suggests, work behind the scenes to change the world. The world is dotted with such secret groups, once of them being Propaganda Due, which finds its roots in Italy of the 1800s and continues to thrive even today. […]

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