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When A Stolen Bucket Started A War

When A Stolen Bucket Started A War

tanding 89 meters (about 292 ft) tall, the Ghirlandina bell tower is the symbol of the city of Modena, a town nestled at the foot of lush hills in Central Northern Italy. Since the 14th century, the ringing of its bells marked the time for life in the city, announced...
From The Altar To The Halter

From The Altar To The Halter

ivorce is a nasty business, especially if you’re a 17th-century peasant. They’re lengthy, incredibly expensive, and generally unpleasant for everyone involved; that’s why lower-class Britons who were trapped in an unhappy marriage figured out a semi-legal way to make...
A Princess In Uniform

A Princess In Uniform

eing the youngest of seven children and the only daughter, little Sissy was daddy’s little girl. Of course, when daddy is German Emperor Wilhelm II (also known as Kaiser Bill) the father-daughter relationship is bound to be a little different than usual. Proud (Royal)...
The Gothic Church That Moved On Wheels

The Gothic Church That Moved On Wheels

March 26, 1964, the Czechoslovak government signed the death warrant of the entire city of Most. No one died as a consequence of this, though: it was the city itself — with its houses, shops, streets, theatres, monuments, parks, and schools—that was wiped off the face...