Why does Switzerland get overlooked by the invasions of WWI and WWII?
Don't they have banks filled with gold to loot?
Switzerland is pretty small, easily overrun.
In the cold war, there was a special train that the Soviets took to do banking with them.
because they are surrounded by mountainous terrain and a well trained alpine army with an incredibly sound defense strategy. Not much in terms of resources to gain from that country anyway, and they don't do sanctions either so they are pretty chill.
I wanna decide for myself are or how shit slavs really are... Where to learn everything about slavs /his/
Slavs are great.
The fenno-scandinavian peoples, the balts, the slavs, caucasians and meds are all great.
What you really need to watch out for are fucking smelly useless bog niggers AKA "germans" as well as brits and irish. Disgusting!
Tell me about the Christianization of Scandiviana. Was it successful because of blood and might or did it win by The Word?
St. Olafr won because God willed it so, just like with Constantine. Our Kingdom was also its most prosperous and expansive at this time, after St. Olafr won by the hand of God.
What is the worst of the seven deadly sins?
Read multiple things on internet nut
how bad was apartheid in South Africa (1948-1990) share what u know
I heard that The Brothers Grimm invented nationalism. Is it true? Does it means that nationalism literally just a fairy tale?
His ideas are correct for his time, but can gradually be taken less seriously with the passing of each generation.
That is not to say they aren't still applicable, but that merely the violence of political circumstances is on the decline, in general, and that technological advancements allows us now to focus more on how things "ought to be" than we used to.
Who would win in a fight between a 16th century Swiss cook with french kitchen knife wearing german clothes and 1000 samurai?
Why have so many failed to conquer all of Russia despite generally smacking the Russian army around outside of the nation?
Everyone undersestimates Russian leaderships lack of respect for the lives of their own people.
Russia 'beat' napoleon by burning down everything east of moscow and moscow itself. The peasants suffered greatly so the Czar could keep trading with enlgand. Its a fucking joke.
What the fuck does "Celtic" mean? I thought it meant "pre-English conquest Ireland", but now I keep learning that it was a shorthand for "European territory not conquered by Rome".
Why are hungarians so proud of him if he was essentially romanian? I thought hungarians hated romanians?
I thought they considered all romanians as gypsies though?
What went right?
Elizabeth I never married and the lowlanders saw greater economic ties with England during the 16th century.
The lowlanders would then make a concerted effort to bring the highlanders to heel, unlike in Ireland where the inhabitants of less agriculturally productive regions were never overwhelmed by Ulster and Dublin.
So we all know about the Crusades and what the Arabs and Turks were doing during these conflicts with Christendom. But what exactly were the PERSIANS doing during the Crusades when they were going on and everyone was fighting?
Were they taking part in it?
I consider the muslim takeover of persia to be an atrocity equal to the christian takeover of rome. Stupid abrahamites should take their stupid desert cults back to the desert they sprung from.
RIP based persian dude.
Serious talk. Why are there so many British muslims?
I normally don't go on /his/, but I was hoping you guys could help me out.
I'm going to be writing a book that takes place during the times of the first crusades, with Pope Urban II and all that.
I want the book to depict the affairs of the different groups of people of the time. The main groups I'm interested in are the holy men in the Vatican, the crusaders, the Muslims, and the common people (peasants, traders, etc.)
Sad to say, aside from playing Assassin's Creed, I really don't know much about the way of life for these people...
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read Carole Hillenbrand "The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives" for some good primary sources.
and Amin Maalouf's "The Crusades through Arab eyes" is pretty fantastic.
Jonathan Riley-Smith "The Crusades" is a decent intro into this but focus more on his primary and secondary sources because it will help you do research in the future.