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MAGNIFICENT VENDEL and VALSGäRDE HELMETS (part I)

MAGNIFICENT VENDEL and VALSGäRDE HELMETS (part I)

Helmet from Vendel Cemetery, burial XIV

Vendel helmet reconstruction by Ivor Lawton (copyright).
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By Periklis Deligiannis
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The Vendel period of the history of Sweden and essentially of the whole area of eastern and southern Scandinavia (including Jutland and the Danish isles) is the era before the Viking Age (793 – early 11th century AD). It lasted from the mid-6th century AD to the end of the…

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Manhattan Project: The God Complex

SEA BATTLE OF CUMAE, 474 BC

By  Periklis    Deligiannis

The prow and ram of the modern trireme Olympias.

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After  the  Etruscan  defeat  in  the  land  battle  of  Cumae  (524  BC),  the  Cumaeans  and  the  Etruscans  (or  Tyrrhenians)  did  not  come  into  serious  conflict  until  505  BC.  That  year,  the  Latins  of  the  small  city-state  Aricia  called  for  help  the  Cumaeans  against  the  Etruscans.  In  505 …

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