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All Hail! The Conquering Heroes of Judea

Rome’s Trinity of Emperors Have you ever why our calendar system uses the term Anno Domini? Up until this morning, I presumed it was because of Jesus. And in a way, I was correct, but during the night I kept … Continue reading

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End of Time – Mayan Style

Doomsday? As an end of the world prediction, this one gained a lot of traction, especially in the time leading up to December 21, 2012. But the hype was based on a misunderstanding: it was the end of the ‘long … Continue reading

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