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Roman Glass Lizards

Roman Glass Lizards

A pair of glass lizards, Roman Tarentum, southern Italy. 1st century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum of Taranto, Italy)

Pinckney's Treaty - History

Pinckney's Treaty - History

The United States signed the Convention of Paris with France. Under this treaty, France accepted US neutrality rights at sea. The French also discharged the US from its obligations established under the alliance formed by the two nations during the American Revolution. In return, the United States granted France & 34;most favored trading status.

Naval Aircraft Factory PBN Nomad from the rear

Naval Aircraft Factory PBN Nomad from the rear

Naval Aircraft Factory PBN Nomad from the rear Here we see the Naval Aircraft Factory PBN Nomad , an improved version of the Catalina, from the rear, showing the modified tail.

Surgeon at Arms: Parachuting into Arnhem with the First Airborne, Lipmann Kessel

Surgeon at Arms: Parachuting into Arnhem with the First Airborne, Lipmann Kessel

Surgeon at Arms: Parachuting into Arnhem with the First Airborne, Lipmann KesselSurgeon at Arms: Parachuting into Arnhem with the First Airborne, Lipmann KesselLipmann Kessel was a military surgeon who served with the First Airborne Division at Arnhem. This memoir largely focuses on the period after the hospital he was operating in was captured by the Germans, his escape from captivity and his repeated attempts to cross back to the Allied side of the front line.

Loyalty Oaths

Loyalty Oaths

The concept of a Loyalty Oath is the loyalty to an organization, institution, or state for which one is a member or participant. During the Cold War between 1949 and 1951, the University of California Regents, professors, and students were embroiled in the Loyalty Oath Controversy, as were many other college and university campuses.

Why did the Chagatai Khanate cease invasions of India?

Why did the Chagatai Khanate cease invasions of India?

After many defeats (last in 1306?) at the hands of the Delhi Sultanate, the Chagatai Khanate ceased the invasions. What were the main reasons for this decision? I read on wiki that many thousands…