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The Bible reflects an intimate knowledge of herbs and spices

In ancient times, herbs—the edible leaves, blossoms and soft stems of annuals and perennials—were used primarily as medicine. According to the apocryphal Book of Jubilees,1 angels revealed to Noah all the illnesses of the world and their remedies so that he could “heal by means of the herbs of the earth” (Jubilees 10:12). The Bible… Continue reading The Bible reflects an intimate knowledge of herbs and spices

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Forgotten Foes — The US-Mexican War

Historian Brian DeLay unearths the forgotten role played by Native Americans in the U.S.–Mexican War. Zones of interethnic conflict in northern Mexico, circa 1844.(Image courtesy of Brian DeLay.) https://clas.berkeley.edu/publications/us-mexican-war-forgotten-foes "Consider the U.S.–Mexican War of 1846 to 1848. Historians on both sides of the border have framed the war as a story about states. They’ve crafted… Continue reading Forgotten Foes — The US-Mexican War

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The Virgin Mary’s Apparitions and Miracles in Guadalupe, Mexico

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ds7nD_QNeKA https://www.learnreligions.com/virgin-marys-miracles-in-guadalupe-mexico-124600 Hearing an Angelic Choir Just before dawn on December 9, 1531, a poor, 57-year-old widower named Juan Diego was walking through the hills outside Tenochtitlan, Mexico (the Guadalupe area that is near modern Mexico City), on his way to attend church. He began hearing music as he walked closer to the base of Tepeyac Hill,… Continue reading The Virgin Mary’s Apparitions and Miracles in Guadalupe, Mexico

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The Lost Tomb Of Jesus – Archaeology Documentary

https://youtu.be/wTCVh4CXyi0 Ossuary Inscriptions When it comes to the ossuaries found in the Talpiot Tomb, also called the “Tomb of Ten Ossuaries,” there is absolutely no academic dispute concerning the provenance of any of the inscriptions. Nor is there any question as to how they should be read. This is because they were found by card-carrying archaeologists in… Continue reading The Lost Tomb Of Jesus – Archaeology Documentary

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Subterranean Mythology of the Basque People

 The origin of the Basque people were and still remain shrouded in mystery.  The most ancient remains discovered in the land today occupied by the Basques date to the Lower Palaeolithic period and can be assigned to 200.000 - 100.000 BCE.  The Pyrenees are dotted with sacred sites: caves, springs, wells, valleys and mountain peaks.… Continue reading Subterranean Mythology of the Basque People

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religious beliefs of the early Arab elite

A flood of recent publications has challenged the traditional view of the development of Islam and of the role that it played in the life of the young Muslim community. For example, Yehuda Nevo has argued that paganism and ‘A very simple form of monotheism with Judaeo-Christian overtones’ constituted the religious beliefs of the early… Continue reading religious beliefs of the early Arab elite

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1000+ images about choctaw/chahta

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