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Basic Elements of Islamic Portugal: A Survey

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Battles of the Seven Years War 1756-64: Central Europe

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Odin, Magic and a Swedish Trial from 1484

Odin, Magic and a Swedish Trial from 1484By Stephen MitchellScandinavian Studies, Vol. 81:3 (2009)Introduction: If we are to believe any number of histories, spiritual life in medieval Scandinavia, and especially the conversion to Christianity, is readily summarized: paganism collapsed against Christian conversion efforts in dramatic fashion at a meeting of the Alþing, or when a missionary bore hot iron, or an exiled king had a deep religious experience, or when a pagan revolt was finally overcome, and so on.
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Nashel YTB-538 - History

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Amazon Women

In Greek mythology, the Amazons were a race of warlike women noted for their riding skills, courage, and pride, who lived at the outer limits of the known world, sometimes specifically mentioned as...
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