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Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

The Shore Temple of Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Built between 700 and 728 CE during the reign of Narasimhavarman II, it is a remnant of a larger complex of temples and civil structures much of...

What was the state of relations between Baathist Iraq and Taliban Afghanistan?

What was the state of relations between Baathist Iraq and Taliban Afghanistan?

Not sure if this is too recent to be a history question, but… All this stuff about Saddam collaborating on the World Trade Centre attack has been shown to be humbug over and over again. The two

Dornier Do 217E from the front (2)

Dornier Do 217E from the front (2)

Dornier Do 217E from the front (2) Here we see a front view of a Dornier Do-217, showing the angular glass of the cockpit and nose positions, as well as giving agood view of the twin tail.

Why did Lincoln wait to issue the Emancipation Proclamation?

Why did Lincoln wait to issue the Emancipation Proclamation?

(Apologies in advance: not being American, while I've read up somewhat about the military aspects of the Civil War, I am somewhat unclear as to its political dimension.) Lincoln did not declare the

Cú Chulainn

Cú Chulainn

Cú Chulainn (pron. Koo-kul-in), also Cúchulainn, is one of the greatest heroes of Irish-Celtic mythology, particularly the Ulster Cycle. The son of another cultural hero-figure, Lugh, Cú Chulainn is...

What is the context of the use of injustice/unrightousness (不義/fugi) in WW2 era Japanese propaganda?

What is the context of the use of injustice/unrightousness (不義/fugi) in WW2 era Japanese propaganda?

The Imperial Japanese military song Nihon Rikugun (日本陸軍) begins with the line "天に代わりて不義を討つ" ("defeat injustice in place of righteousness"). What exactly did they consider 不義/fug…