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Thought Switzerland was just for skiing? Stunning photos show the country is also a magical ...

The Daily Mail 22 May 2022
The view from the 'Two Lakes Bridge' viewing platform above Interlaken is, as this picture shows, truly jaw-dropping ... Its name is derived from the fact that it offers views of two lakes - Brienz and Thun ... RELATED ARTICLES ... Lavish... Its many guises include a strategic Roman outpost, prison, profitable toll booth, and weapons depot for French soldiers ... .

The Do-or-Die Battle That Putin Could Actually Win

The Daily Beast 21 May 2022
As artillery thundered all around us, another one of the soldiers—a major called Roman—told us that “today is noticeably quiet here, because the Russian ... Roman, a Ukrainian soldier who has been fighting on the frontlines against Russia’s remorseless assault on the Donbas region.

Indiana Jones fan's Suffolk treasure find 'largest' Claudius reign hoard

BBC News 21 May 2022
Lifelong fan of fictional film archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones, George Ridgway, 31, found 748 Roman and Iron Age gold and silver coins near Ipswich in 2019 ... "Roman gold coins of this period are rarely found." ... "In terms of its ancient value, it would equate to over two years' pay for a Roman legionary soldier.".

Touring the Jewish catacombs of Rome

The Jerusalem Post 21 May 2022
Ask any Roman Jews when their family arrived in that city and they will proudly tell you ... a medallion that bore the image of a triumphant Roman soldier standing next to a palm tree with a mourning Jewish woman seated beneath with the legend “Judea Capta” (Judea Conquered), a facsimile of a coin minted by the Romans.

Library Notes

Hibbing Daily Tribune 20 May 2022
Virginia Public Library. The Virginia Public Library will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 20. Summer hours will begin the following week on Monday, May 23. Hours will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m ... — ... It was worn by hunters and soldiers in Ancient Greek, Etruscan, and Roman societies, to protect the lower legs against thorns, dirt, etc ... .

Getting Buzzed: The History of Hallucinogenic Mad Honey

Ancient Origins 19 May 2022
Centuries later, Roman soldiers also discovered Mad Honey in 67 BC, a discovery that would soon turn disastrous ... Mithridates commanded his soldiers to fill the streets with pots full of Mad Honey for the Romans to find. Once the Romans found them, they naively consumed the honey, ...

What could we realistically do to stop an alien invasion?

Interesting Engineering 18 May 2022
Would extraterrestrials be aggressive? ... Incoming! Source. ... 1 ... In fact, some (a biology professor who was an adviser on The X-Files), believe such an encounter would be "like the Roman Empire fighting the US military today." ... After all, an entire Roman Legion might be able to kill at least a few modern soldiers, especially if they ran out of ammunition.

The pugly truth: Vets reveal what pugs USED to look like amid warning that the ...

The Daily Mail 18 May 2022
Shocking images have revealed how much pugs have changed over the years as a result of cruel inbreeding for fashion. Pugs' flat faces, curly tails and big eyes did not evolve naturally, and instead are the result of selective breeding ... Advertisement ... The Saint Bernard are most likely decedents of the mastiff style Asiatic dogs used by Roman soldiers ... .

Pope receives Azov Regiment wives

Voltaire Net 17 May 2022
... of humanitarian corridors for the soldiers. There are three Roman Catholic Churches in Ukraine.

We’re Bowling Alone, Praying Alone, and Experiencing Art Alone

The American Spectator 16 May 2022
On the evening before Easter Sunday, the Holy City of the Wichitas held its 97th annual passion play, the Prince of Peace Pageant ... The expansive tableau had more than one actor depicting each main character, and a cast of Roman soldiers, angels, Pharisees, and others pantomimed scenes with sweeping gestures ... Streaming Alone ... Image ... .

Motor City Comic Con hits Novi this weekend

C&G News 14 May 2022
Advertisement ... As he walked, spectators stopped the Shelby Township man-turned-pirate, asking questions about the costume or for a picture ... Pawenski has attended Motor City Comic Con for eight years ... The Midland couple, dressed as Chun-Li from Street Fighter II and a Roman soldier, were experiencing the convention for the first time ... and more ... 1 ... ....

WATCH: Massive N.Y. offensive line offeree Colin Cubberly talks Rutgers, other top contenders at ESPN ...

NJ 12 May 2022
We first stumbled upon Arlington (LaGrangeville, N.Y.) sophomore offensive tackle Colin Cubberly at the Roman’s Soldier’s Showcase, held in Hillsborough in April. Around that time, Cubberly contacted offensive line coach Augie Hoffmann, which berthed his bond with Rutgers, located just two hours away from his high school in Poughkeepsie ... WATCH ... ....

What's NXT

Herald Mail 12 May 2022
Information in the calendar is subject to change or cancellation ... Thursday, May 12. EXHIBITS. St ... 34 S ... Romans and Greeks, Vikings, medieval archers and soldiers, wild Irish militia of the 1600s, Scottish Highlanders and other military and supporting groups of the 18th through 21st centuries will be on site ... 4 ... Luly Roman, Irlene Mandrell, Jana Jae and T.

Swiss treasure hunter uncovers Roman coin hoard

The Jerusalem Post 10 May 2022
This is equivalent to what would have been about two months’ earnings for a Roman soldier at that time, they said ... But what makes this hoard unique, they said, is that it was buried precisely during a peaceful time and few such hidden treasures from that period have been found anywhere in the territory of the ancient Roman Empire.

The heroic story of how the Swiss Guard became the Pope’s personal army

Life Site 10 May 2022
Lone recounted the famous story of the defense of Pope Clement VIII in 1527, when the soldiers of Charles V, then the Holy Roman Emperor, rose in mutiny against the emperor and sacked and pillaged the city of Rome. On May 6, 1527, tens of thousands of soldiers descended on the Vatican from the north.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting of the Russian Federation Security Council via videoconference, Novo-Ogaryovo, Moscow Region, 20 May 2022.
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