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When to Bathe and Bloodlet: The Oldest Text Printed in Norway is a Fortune-Telling Book

When to Bathe and Bloodlet: The Oldest Text Printed in Norway is a Fortune-Telling Book

The year is 1643. Norway has been a Danish province since 1536, the year before the Protestant Reformation. King Christian IV and his officials have succeeded in “Dane-ifying” Norway: Runes have been replaced by Latin letters and Old Norse by Danish.

Riverland Community College

Riverland Community College

Riverland Community College, a three-campus consortium based in Albert Lea, Minnesota, is a regional comprehensive community college that provides a personalized educational environment for its students.Apart from being a leaders in liberal arts and career-technical higher education, and an essential link to economic and social vitality, the college also is honored for its excellence in learning through innovation, responsiveness, resourcefulness, and collaboration.

Soviet Troops in Kustrin

Soviet Troops in Kustrin

Soviet Troops in Kustrin Here we see Soviet troops advancing along a street in Kustrin, at the time a German town, but now just across the Oder in Poland.How to cite this article:Rickard, J (DATE), Soviet Troops in Kustrin , http://www.

New Zealanders on the Green Islands

New Zealanders on the Green Islands

New Zealanders on the Green Islands Her we see two New Zealanders during the short battle for the Green Islands (15-20 February 1944), which saw the Allies overwhelm the tiny Japanese island, only losing ten New Zealanders and three American killed and 24 wounded. According to the wartime caption the soldier on the right was aiming at a Japanese sniper, in which case the photographer was in an unusually dangerous position.

Jacques Marquette

Jacques Marquette

Father Marquette, a Jesuit priest, missionary and explorer, was instrumental in expanding French influence in early New France. He was born in the northern French city of Laon, where his strong religious convictions blended with a fascination with faraway places, making him a likely candidate for membership in the Society of Jesus.

Three Mysterious European Bog Body Murders

Three Mysterious European Bog Body Murders

Over the past centuries, the remains of more than 500 men, women, and children have been unearthed during peat-cutting activities in northwestern Europe.