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Otium: Exploring Leisure in Roman Villa Culture

The Roman villa was one of the most intriguing aspects of ancient Roman daily life.

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Scent and Sensibility: Fragrance in 18th Century Garden Culture

On the subject of the grand tapestry of garden design, fragrance weaves an intricate thread, infusing spaces with allure, symbolism, and sensory delight.

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Mastering Secrecy: Inside the Manhattan Project’s Classified Operations and Espionage

During World War II, amidst the tumult of global conflict, the Manhattan Project was one of the most secretive undertakings.

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Hermann the German’s Transatlantic Legacy: A Teutonic Legend’s Journey from the Hills of Weihen to the Plains of Minnesota

His Latin name was Arminius but on the southern plains of Minnesota, in the small town of New Ulm, he is known as ‘Hermann the German.’

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The Tournament of Chauvency (1285): Eagerly Anticipated Jousting Contests

Medieval jousting in France held a significant place in the cultural and social fabric of the era, serving as both a spectacle of martial skill and a symbol of aristocratic prestige.

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