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This board is dedicated to the discussion of history and the other humanities such as philosophy, religion, law, classical artwork, archeology, anthropology, ancient languages, etc. Please use /lit/ for discussions of literature. Threads should be about specific topics, and the creation of "general" threads is discouraged.

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I remember that they found some errors in some letters that gave a whole new sense to bible verses. They also found that some books were canon in the time these scrolls were hidden but have been decanonized by the modern church.
Is there a compilation somewhere that lists the errors in the bible?
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>>3550341
>There were apocryphal psalms found but they are preserved in the Syriac canon. Psalm 151 is only not used in western tradition.
But how does equate to being errors?
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>>3550352
because OP doesn't like Christianity and wants there to be errors come hell or high water
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>>3550352
I'm not op but I would think they are more appropriately called edits or non-interpolations based on the view that they were correcting errors. Could also be variants and be so for that reason.
They also found Jubilees and Enoch.
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>>3550377
>because OP doesn't like Christianity and wants there to be errors come hell or high water
it's still not an error though it's an inspiration issue, which doesn't even matter if it's the psalms.

>but I would think they are more appropriately called edits or non-interpolations based on the view that they were correcting errors. Could also be variants and be so for that reason.


yeah I understand editors and redactors though this is a extremely rigid view of inspiration, few evangelical scholars even consider this position anymore, the closest to this is the Calvinists such as James White or even the Baptist R.C Ryie.

>They also found Jubilees and Enoch.
it was already known by the time of Jesus that these books were not authentic in their historicity, they were less reliable as canon of scripture, much of 2nd temple Judaism was figuring out what the heavenly realm was like and solving this solution through writings. The development of this leaked into the New Testament to make theological points.
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>>3550389
Well much of the later OT scripture including some that are not apocrypha in western or Protestant tradition could be just as comparably dubious in their purported authorship or time of composition.

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>God is dead

Fuck yes. Does /his/ agree?
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>>3544548
>Fuck yes. Does /his/ agree?
Been a while fucktard, clearly the autism meds didn't work out
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>>3548623
up until fairly recently it made a lot of practical sense to worship and try to gain the favour the giant burning orb in the sky
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>>3548582
The group is stronger than the individual
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>>3545848
ImperialCult can't stop
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>>3550268
What is "a leader"?

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Post a better historical photo
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>>3550323
Story?
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>>3550339
A man with a mask to cover his wound?
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>>3550212
Baffling post
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>>3550339
There is probably not so much story about this.
Probably random french soldier during battle of verdun got his face masacrated by schrapnel, so british created him face prosthesis so he wouldnt make his children scream when they saw him

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What were the worst atrocities commited by Fidel Castro's regime?
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Closing hot Cuban pussy and cheap everything to American tourists.
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Horrific science experiments to create meme cows
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubre_Blanca
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>>3550376
its a cow how cares
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>>3550385
It's not just A cow, thousands died to accomplish this and the state spent millions if not billions of dollars on dumb ideas like air conditioning their entire dairy industry
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>>3550089
It was the most murderous regime in Latin American history. Rummel's estimate is 73,000 victims of politically-motivated executions and repressions.

Che Guevara himself ran a concentration camp, "La Cabaña" during the early years of the revolution.

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Was Trianon justified?
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>>3550368
Do you have a decent source for that, map-wise/census?
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>>3550365
but they didn't stoop to Germany's level, that was my point. Brest-Litovsk was an insane dismantling of the Russian economy and any potential they had to recover from the war. Versailles has barely even close, and the Entente didn't even force most of it
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>>3550372
well on one hand yes, borders should be drawn on ethnic lines, but on the other, history is also important because populations moved around a lot in wars, especially the great wars against the turks

you cant just have a mass of people move into a patch of land and then claim it for their own, so the argument is more complex than just whoever lives there should own it

i don't know if that was the case with hungary but ive heard that argument brought up
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>>3550380
http://i.imgur.com/hTBSf8t.png

a quick google search is all it took, i cant even be fucked to save it
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>>3550387
>Source: William Robert Shepherd, specialist in Latin-American history.

Also, the map isn't even part of "Shepherd, William. Historical Atlas. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1911. " as claimed. It features no ethnic maps.

What were some of the most god-awful, hateful, brutal wars to be ever fought in human history?

>Mechanized and Industrialized death and destruction of the Eastern Front like no one has ever seen before or since
>Seething hatred between US Marines and Imperial Japanese Soldiers in close quarters combat
>Brutal reprisals from anti-German partisans in the Ukraine and Belarus
>Civilian Populations giving themselves up/being forced to be used as food during sieges in China
>Anti-Communist death squads in Central America
>Rome attempting to expunge Carthage from history

Bonus points for more obscure conflicts or feuds
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>>3549179
>Man talk about payback, any eyewitness accounts from those campaigns?
None that I know have survived directly, but the historians who compiled the accounts of the period (Book of Jin, Zizhi Tongjian, etc) would have had access to them.
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>>3549179
>Holy fuck this shit is brutal, all over Protestantism?
It was largely a Catholic vs Protestant issue,but it also had a lot to do with the Holy Roman Emperor's attempts to centralize the government and increase his authority. And as more countries became involved, it eventually became a proxy war between the other great European powers like France and Spain with mercenaries and militias doing much of the fighting in place of their actual armies.
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>>3549063
there were so few men that the Pope had to declare polygamy acceptable so they could repopulate
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>>3549349
>begone thots
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>Russian Civil War
>Greek Civil War
>Winter War
>Bangladesh Liberation War

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Is there anything against the rules in regards to historical plane crashes?
>Deadliest accident in aviation history
>Killed 583 passengers and crew
>Terrorist attack at Gran Canaria Airport forces all flights bound for the Canary Islands to a shitty airport that was being manned by inept ATC workers too busy watching a fucking football game in the middle of a foggy weather event.
>Pilot error
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>>3549272
Did a shark fly up and do that? Those bite marks.
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Dying in a plane crash seems like almost as bad a way to die as drowning in a capsized vessel.
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>>3549215
>leaving your house
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>>3549215
>using the walking jew
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If you ever felt you had to keep your mouth shut cause you are a bit green let this be a lesson for ya.
https://youtu.be/Pviuk_WuwmM
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994_Fairchild_Air_Force_Base_B-52_crash

>On Friday, 24 June 1994, a United States Air Force (USAF) Boeing B-52 Stratofortress crashed at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, United States, after the pilot, Lt Col Arthur "Bud" Holland, maneuvered the bomber beyond its operational limits and lost control. The aircraft stalled, fell to the ground and exploded, killing Holland and the other three USAF officers aboard. The crash was captured on video and was shown repeatedly on news broadcasts throughout the world.

Pic:fraction of a second before crashing. The copilot McGeehan's escape hatch, jettisoned during his attempt to eject.

In a recent episode John Oliver said the cause of the American Civil War as 99% slavery and 1% other stuff?

Is this correct?

I was always told the Civil War had many complicated causes.
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>>3550233
Fair enough, as a burger myself nothing offends me more than hearing leftists screech about all confederate being racists, all soldiers fought to keep slaves, etc. And I say this as a literal Yankee.
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>>3550251
No, we are discussing the particulars of americana slavery that kept being continued for years after it was obsolete and took a war to forcibly dismantle.
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>>3549399
Slavery was the main one
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>>3550257
Slavery was not obsolete in the antebellum South. The South did not have access to the level of industrialization nor population that would have turned slavery into paid labour. Every other English colony, including the breakaway United States, outlawed slavery once they had the means of using efficient labour over mass labour or used indigent populations that were pliable towards mass labour without having to enslave them. Ignoring this truth and pretending that slavery would only end thanks to the Union is popular revisionism to suit a modern agenda. Don't do it.
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>>3549404
I mean slavery was the driving force but boiling it down solely to slavery shows a profound ignorance of American history and the thought regarding the federal government's role in the country and even what the United States was. It was a deeply existential war.

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>Africa didn't have any animals that could be domestica.....
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>>3550157
he is a snownigger who feels proud of the achievements of the white race despite europeans domesticating rabbits being their only independent achievement in animal husbandry.
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>>3550157
Stormfags can only resort to shouting "hudrr dudrurr tumblr librul me day of le rope" before running off. Kind of sad to watch a dying movement abandoned by its own dear leader.
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>>3544926
Look at the murderous look the hippo is giving to the guy, you call that domesticated?
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>>3550081
>people disagree with consensus
How?

It's pretty simple. You aren't capable of doing anything if you didn't do it just before. Everything else is speculation. Dumb subhuman.
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>>3550201
>make a dumb non-argument
>PROVE ME WRONG :D

Prove yourself right, cuck.

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>talk about people sharing and working together
>be a fat fuck who never worked a day in his life
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>>3546164
>Being an economist isn't really a 'proper job'
There are plenty of frivolous forms of employment in present day capitalism. Many jobs exist as masked welfare to keep the excess populations from revolting, or for the sake of producing more consumers as they are necessary in growth based economic systems.
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>>3548738
This but unironically.
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>>3543595
/his/ is a Catholic board
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>>3544920
t. Lassale
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>>3545861

>There is nothing even remotely hard about writing 1000 words in an hour

-t. brainlet.

Only way you're putting out 1k an hour is if they are crap, it's an easy subject, or you have already done an outline. Try writing 1k/hour on a difficult subject or an actually decent book and get back to me, professional authors who are actually published pull off maybe 2,000-2,500 a day with 8-14 hours of writing, some just 1,000.

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My ancestors :)
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>>3550076
Anglos and Germans are fucked up in the head when it comes to we-wuzzing.
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>>3549847
Please come to Brazil
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>>3550331
Id rather go to the argentinian pampa and live with some gauchos.
Like some family members did after the war.
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>>3550340
>not wanting to live in a comfy German-Brazilian town
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>>3550347
Streets 3 blocks away from that are favela tier.

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Doggerland was too good for us
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Anybody know anything about archaeology in Doggerland? I know they use a lot of oil company maps of the North Sea to trace ancient rivers, which should give them a decent idea about lost settlements and whatnot
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Doggerlanders were shit tier people who had no cultures worth mentioning even as a sidenote. They are only overhyped by clueless Americans and Brits who don't understand Stonehenge has nothing to do with the Dog people.
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>>3550325
>They are only overhyped by clueless Americans and Brits who don't understand Stonehenge has nothing to do with the Dog people.
I'm British and I've never heard anything remotely like that
What the devil are you talking about
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>>3550346

The Doggerland meme is all about "lost culture which is right there underwater" and the relative proximity of Stonehenge is used as justification for the delusions despite there being no real connection.
If you've never heard about the Doggerland meme good for you. I wish I hadn't either.
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I think you mean Atlantis OP

Does anyone know where I can download "The Times Complete History of the World" 9th edition (2015) by Richard Overy? I've been looking everywhere for it and I can't find it.

Here's the Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Times-Complete-History-World/dp/0008150265

I decided to ask here since the book's about history but if this isn't the best place to ask then please recommend me the right place.

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I dont know much about Ethiopias history, but why does it seem like Ethiopia did so luch better through the ages then their other african neighbours?
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>>3549916
The princess of Saba?
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Anyone knows good folklore about Ethiopia? What are they legends and that stuff.
Also info about the Afar, Amhara and Oromo than isn't the wikipedia.
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>>3549916
>show to outsiders or have pictures taken of it
Lying niggers
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>>3546131
>Ethiopia

You mean Axum, which was a naval nation in modern Eritrea, and ethnic Somalian.
For comparison, Ethiopia is a landlocked non-Somali state.
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>>3546131
They're on a major trade route and have land good enough to be used for agriculture.



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