Western Europe Political & Social Issues
Analysis of Cardinal Richelieu’s Political Testament
Abstract This article will take the reader on an exploration of the British Parliament and the United States Congress. From this paper the reader shall gather an understanding of both government bodies operates,...
Both Joseph II and Frederick the Great were enlightened despots who cared for their people. Enlightened despotism is an interesting phenomenon that still exists to some extent in politics today when otherwise educated...
Viking incursions in Frankia brought about a near-collapse of an empire built by Charles 'the Great'. Trade and culture suffered until Charles 'the Simple' turned attackers into guardians...
LIFE ON THE FRINGE - 6: MORTALITY, IMMORTALITY - Celt and Roman Beliefs on the Afterlife, Gerald of Wales and more
See how the Celts saw death. An insight into the way the Celts did. Also, Infant interment, Wales after the Conquest, the Celts in Italy, how the Greeks saw them and a brief look at knot work
We know the Celts mainly from contemporary Roman sources, their hierarchy and society largely unknown. What do you know of the Celts beyond Boudicca and her defeat at the hands of Suetonius Paulinus?
A famous Irish work of illumination begun on Iona, a pair of legendary kings who trumped their rivals, the Celtic origin of knights and a short history of warlike migration to Ireland's shores
The Carnation Revolution hit Portugal on the 25th April 1974. It was one of the most peaceful political revolutions in history.
Further on the Celts on the western edge of civilisation, from goddesses with links to the animal world to Knotwork designs - get a coffee and settle down to travelling into the dim distant past...
Cuchulainn the warrior-god, the invincible... or so he thought until he saw the goddess of the fallen wash his armour in a nearby river before his battle against Erc.
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