What mythology / legend / folklore do you think has been most thoroughly raped by modernity?
I'm gonna say Arthurian legend, pic related is my reasoning.
>not Japanese little girl Arthur
Why aren't there a lot (actually none) of named female Philosophers in my textbooks? Are they that bad at wisdom?
You have been chosen to restore ONE monarchy to one country in the world. Who would you chose?
>History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Just what did he mean by this?
"History is written by the victors."
This is why you read in the books that democracy is best political system, if Hitler would won WW2 you would read that facism is the best political system.
Is it hypocritical to use utilitarian logic regarding some issues, and deontological logic regarding others?
>inb4 my question gets roasted because I'm a pleb
I have very basic knowledge of these ideas, please don't hate.
Why would God choose someone willing to become caravan raider and a warlord as an universal messenger?
How would people (peasantry and nobility) in Medival England react to someone saying "oh Christ" or "God damned" in their presence? What would the social repercussions be for using God's name in vain amidst a crowd or in casual conversation?
Tfw I never knew this.
Tfw during my fanatic Christian phase, I took the Lord's name in vain all the time.
Tfw now I know why I feel like shit inside when I do it, even in casual conversation today, like when a friend tells me about good news out of a bad situation and I say "Praise God" or "Praise the Lord."
Tfw I am inadvertently doing it right now.
Tfw can't stop.
Why none of the Persian dynasties restored Zoroastrianism after breaking out of the Caliphate? It seemed logical up until 10th century or so, when Zoroastrians still were the majority of the Iranian plateau.
This is in stark contrast with Muslim Iberia. When Mudejars (native-Iberian Muslims) rebelled, they often returned to Christianity.
The Tahirid dynasty was still part of the Caliphate, but they were autonomous. It was beneficial to them to convert.
Also, Zoroastrianism is simply a shit religion when compared to Christianity or Islam, there's not incentive to convert back, and there are many not to convert (i.e. your taxes become higher).
Christianity on the other hand is at least morally equal (actually superior) to Islam so converting is not crazy. Also, Iberia was a frontier of the Caliphate and Islamic expansion at large, Persia is in the middle of the Islamic world.
Because iran became a massive muslim majority by the time it broke out of the caliphate,you have to be retarded to think that it's a realstic option to attempt to convert that percentage to an old dead religion,or christianity like this larper here
Also mudejars didn't ''return'' to christianity they usually forced to convert or leave after islam was banned by Portugal by 1497,the Crown of Castile by 1502,and the Crown of Aragon by 1526.
>I came, I saw, I conquered.
What did he mean by this?
Why was there so little scientific and technological advancement in the Roman Empire?
This is a pretty good point, a few things I need clarification on though: the European imperial powers all had huge amounts of surplus labour, and yet scientists still innovated. What incentivised them? Also, could the same problem be said about China
ITT we post the most famous person of our hometown.
Pic related is Albrecht Dürer a German renaissance artist, best known for his paintings and engravings. He was born in in the free imperial city of Nuremburg. His lifetime (1471 - 1428) almost entirely correlates with the golden age of the city of Nuremburg where the city reached magnificent wealth because of its great role in the manufacturing of precision mechanics and as a important trade city.
This guy was a writer, doctor and designer and other things. He's a pretty big deal in my town but I doubt anyone's heard of him outside of that.
Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk Count of Stauffenberg
born in 1907 in Jettingen, Bavaria - Executed by a firing squad in 1944, Berlin.
Member of the 17th (Bavarian) Cavalry Regiment in Bamberg, Bavaria.
Awarded with Sword of Honor, Distinguished Service Badge, IVth Class, Distinguished Service, Badge, IIIrd Class, Iron Cross, Ist Class, Royal Bulgarian Order of Bravery, IVth Class, Finnish Liberty Cross, IIIrd Class, Wound Badge in Gold, Italian-German Remembrance Medal, German Cross in Gold.
Colonel in the General Army Office, Chief of Replacement...
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I'm an idiot. How did Roman tribes work? I feel like I can't get a simple explanation online and I need it for uni work.
>historical figures who lived long enough to see themselves become the villain
no Hitler or Stalin memes plz
>He doesn't know his Latin and Greek
Whats your excuse /his/? Why are you an insufferable pleb?
Hope this is historical enough. Tannhauser overture always gives me chills, such a god tier piece.
Tannhauser, Faust, and Götterdämmerung are all elder-god tier. Also, Wagner is romantic period. Beethoven and Mozart would be classical.
On the topic of the romantic period, Berlioz is prob my favorite composer next to Wagner and he's highly under-appreciated
"GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG" IS MY FAVOURITE "WORK" BY RICHARD WAGNER, PARTICULARLY SCENE FIFTEEN OF ACT III, "FLIEGT HEIM IHR RABEN", ESPECIALLY AS PERFORMED BY GEORG SOLTI, AND BIRGIT NILSSON.