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Did Archimedes' 'Death Ray' Actually Work?

Black Hills Pioneer 28 Oct 2021
Syracuse, his hometown on the island of Sicily in the Mediterranean, was constantly under threat of attack by the Romans ... Roman soldiers eventually breached Syracuse's walls and – despite orders from Marcus Claudius Marcellus that Archimedes not be harmed – one of the invaders slew him during the sacking of the city.
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Flag of England: What is your story?

Swords Today 28 Oct 2021
Cruz de Sao Jorge had already been used to identify soldiers in the warships and ships of the English Navy ... He is believed to have been a Roman soldier who lived between 280 and 303 of the modern era and was born in what is now Turkey ... In the thirteenth century, the same cross was used to identify English soldiers at the Battle of Evesham.
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Professing Faith: These 3 characters in paganism are not the same

The Press Enterprise 28 Oct 2021
Gregory Elder is a professor emeritus of history and humanities at Moreno Valley College and a Roman Catholic priest ... As Carthage was destroyed by the Romans in 146 B.C ... Mithra, or Mithras, was a deity whose cult began in Persia, and was brought to Greece by the soldiers of Alexander the Great.
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Spooky season: Halloween happenings easy to scare up this year

Reflector 27 Oct 2021
Halloween was a bit of a ghost town last year, but happenings aren’t nearly as hard to scare up for 2021 ... Ghost walk ... Charles Blvd, Greenville. Cost is $10 cash ... Spring of Living Water Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4221 Belcher St., Farmville, will hold “The Romans Road Experience” 6-8 p.m ... Visitors will be guided by a Roman soldier along the road ... 31 ... .
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Some of the most haunted places in England

Heritage Daily 25 Oct 2021
The house is reputed to be haunted by George Aislaby, a former owner from the 17th century, but the most intriguing claim is an account during the mid-20th century, where a plumber working on pipes in the cellar saw a Roman soldier emerge from the cellar walls, followed by a cart ...
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Famous artists who took this taste of a skirt

The Sentinel Newspaper 25 Oct 2021
Female boy skirts was a new color as most people think ... + History ... Sheer coats and loincloths for the Egyptians, denoting class with status for the Greeks With Roman togas, ornate military costumes for the Aztecs ... The short skirts among the soldiers of the heyday of the Roman Empire, pointed out an exhibition at the Met called “Braveheart ... ....
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Happenings

Reflector 25 Oct 2021
Email announcements to community@reflector.com for inclusion in The Standard and The Daily Reflector ... Romans Road. Spring of Living Water Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4221 Belcher St., Farmville, will hold "The Romans Road Experience" 6-8 p.m ... Visitors will be guided by a Roman soldier along the road for an evening of fun and life transformed ... John R ... .
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Why is the Bible important?

Journal Review 23 Oct 2021
When the writer of the Book of Hebrews compared the Word of God to a two-edged sword (Hebrews 4.12), he probably had in mind the Roman soldiers’ famous weapon. Many opposing armies carried bigger swords, but the disciplined Roman army wielding the smaller, well-balanced blade usually won.
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Oct. 23 Community News

Reflector 23 Oct 2021
Email announcements to community@reflector.com. Health Harvest ... Contact Valarie Walker at tcmhlhc1@gmail.com ... Romans Road. Spring of Living Water Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4221 Belcher St., Farmville, will hold “The Romans Road Experience” 6-8 p.m ... Visitors will be guided by a Roman soldier along the road for an evening of fun and life transformed ... .
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“Lite Up the Nite, Buffalo!” Fall’s Resurrection Fest: The Autumn Easter

The Am-Pol Eagle 23 Oct 2021
The Polish celebration of All Souls’ (Zaduszki), emerges from East melding with the West, Roman and Byzantine. Poland’s history, scattered with graves fought by knights and soldiers, men and women of varied Christian faiths celebrates a day for people to pray; honor the ones they ...
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Essential Politics: A California congresswoman helps a family search for answers

The Los Angeles Times 20 Oct 2021
The shock and confusion only worsened as the military opened — and then closed — a probe into the brutal homicide, with no indication of what happened to 21-year-old Enrique Roman-Martinez ... Roman-Martinez went camping with seven fellow soldiers for Memorial Day weekend that year.
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Oct. 20 Community News

Reflector 20 Oct 2021
Email announcements to community@reflector.com. Liz Upton Ball Drop. The J.H ... Arlington Blvd ... Legion bingo ... St ... 29 ... Romans Road. Spring of Living Water Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4221 Belcher St., Farmville, will hold “The Romans Road Experience” 6-8 p.m ... Visitors will be guided by a Roman soldier along the road for an evening of fun and life transformed.
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Army closes investigation into slaying of Fort Bragg soldier

Stars and Stripes 19 Oct 2021
Roman-Martinez, of Chino, had gone camping during the Memorial Day weekend with seven fellow soldiers on an island off the North Carolina coast ... Roman-Martinez should be with his family ... In a phone interview, Torres raised questions about the other soldiers on the camping trip, who waited 19 hours to report Roman-Martinez missing.
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Army closes investigation into Chino soldier’s slaying

The Los Angeles Times 19 Oct 2021
Roman-Martinez had gone camping during Memorial Day weekend with seven fellow soldiers on an island off the coast of the state ... In a phone interview, Torres raised questions about the group of fellow soldiers, who waited 19 hours to report Roman-Martinez missing ... ‘Hey, there’s a soldier that’s missing.
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Lawmaker urges new probe after Army closes investigation of California soldier's slaying

Finger Lakes Times 19 Oct 2021
Roman-Martinez had gone camping during the Memorial Day weekend with seven fellow soldiers on an island off the North Carolina coast ... Roman-Martinez should be with his family ... In a phone interview, Torres raised questions about the other soldiers on the camping trip, who waited 19 hours to report Roman-Martinez missing.
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