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  1. Was Dorian Greek anything like Mycenaean or Macedonian?
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    The Mob Rules

    What is the word for "people" in Etruscan?
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    The Mob Rules

    legerdomain means the debtors of society and lenderdomain means the creditors of society
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    The Mob Rules

    persona non grata in Latin mean the person shall not be pleasing
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    The Mob Rules

    the people in Sapanish are "gente" Is it possible that Etruscan was the lingua franca of the Roman empire? jus sanguinis and jus solis have posts discussing their modern significance on Youtube. IIRC, that is not how these issues were spelled before. jus sanguis and jus soilis, IIRC.
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    Syria and Assyria

    Now that I know the voice actor for Galvatron, Michael "Akkad" Kirkuk Gibraltar, is Kurdistan Assyria? And is Kirkuk the same as the ancient city of Akkad?
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    The Mob Rules

    Is Semitism similar to Akkadian?
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    The Mob Rules

    persona mob = mob The Hebrews of the bible appear to be paid. It is not clear in what sense they were slaves. I think they were indentured, that is the sense they were slaves. They were indentured in the sense what the Pharoah wanted was a vaccine for sea anemone poison for the release of the jews. I have been told or have theorized in the past that a slave is someone who must worship the God of their sovereign against their will. Silliness, the jews had their God, and the pharoah had his, Osiris. The word is legerdomain for those who must worship the God of their sovereign. I'm trying to remember a court decision, and its possible reversal. I remember a peculiar decision "the people shall not be construed as to include the legerdomain of society."
  9. What were the banners of the legions? I think I saw them once on this site. Of particular interest are the 5th legion, the praetorian guard, and the emperor himself. I see what's on the wikipedia, and I wondered if everyone thought they were legit? I don't want to lead any witnesses.
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    Epic rap battles: Octavian

    One of the epic rap battles of history had what looked like a real image of Octavian. The Roman soldiers looked - shocking. It appeared as a comedy sketch after one of the epic rap battles. Has anyone seen the Youtube video?
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    pardon power

    Is there a book about how early Christians felt about the pardon power in Rome?
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    Alexander: Great?

    Are we sure that Alexander the Great is dead? Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Alexander,_1st_Earl_Alexander_of_Tunis
  13. Does anyone know the name of the guy who left the FDR administration (civil service) and wrote a book criticizing its policies?
  14. After Seven Years from Raymond Moley.
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    What were the lowest paid positions in the army?
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    Profile Picture

    I'm trying to import my profile picture from facebook. A message says "your content will need to be approved by a moderator." The size of my profile picture on facebook is less than 0.1 MB.
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    Economic philosophies

    left: Karl Marx John Maynard Keynes Paul Krugman Libertarian: Thomas Jefferson David Ricardo (1) Andrew Jackson Grover Cleveland Warren G Harding Calvin Coolidge Ludwig Von Mises (2) Joseph Schumpeter (3) Friedrick von Hayek (4) Raymond Moley (5) Paul Volcker (6) Robert Reich (7) Marc Faber (8) right: Adam Smith Alexander Hamilton Irving Fisher Milton Friedman Ronald Reagan Arthur Laffer Larry Kudlow Donald Moffitt
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    Hellenic region in Italy

    The converse question is really important, were there any Etruscan areas in Greece or Anatolia?
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    Hellenic region in Italy

    What was the name of the Hellenic region in Italy? What dialect did they speak? Magna Graecia, according to the wikipedia is Achean, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magna_Graecia. But according to the Hellenic language tree, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hellenic_languages, the Greeks who mixed with Romans were Ionians.
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    Etruscan alphabet

    What does the Etruscan alphabet look like and what are its antecedents? It's hard to get a straight answer out of the wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etruscan_language It appears the best answer for the language is that it is semitic. The best answer for the alphabet is that it is semitic as well? But semites used ideograms! If the alphabet is derived from Greek, let's see the symbols. If I understand correctly, semitic is a famly of languages that came to dominate the middle east after the old kingdom/new kingdom break. I suppose it would be a transfer of dominance from Sumer to Akkad in the middle east. The dominate semitic dialect became Akkadian, but I haven't had enough time to read everything I want to and I never will. As Gandalf said, there is never enough time. Anyway, has anyone ever compared Etruscan to Egyptian? I'm shooting in the dark, but so is the wikipedia. Isn't pharaoh "Great House" in Etruscan? What was the "real" title of the Egyptian ruler? I'm going to head to the library and check worldbook. I know it used to be there. It starts with an 'm'?
  21. At the time of the 2nd Punic War, what was the region of Italy where the Greek speaking peoples lived called?
  22. What was the name of the wall before Hadrian's Wall?
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    Hadrian and his travels

    How many companions, thereabouts, did Hadrian have on his travels around the empire?
  24. What was the name of the gold reserves?
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    Greek vs Etruscan

    Are Greek and Etruscan languages similar or have any common antecedents?