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21 Jul 2016, 4:49 pm by Tom Smith
But if the choice is between forgiving Ted Cruz’s obvious political calculation to become the standard bearer of an authentic conservatism or Donald Trump’s lizard-brain narcissism where no principle or cause outranks his own glandular desire to be worshipped like a conqueror atop the carcass of conservatism, I choose Ted. [read post]
11 Dec 2016, 1:51 pm by Brooke
 Jack Weatherford's Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom is also reviewed.Douglas Smith's Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs is reviewed the The Washington Post.At H-Net is a review of Gary Clayton Anderson's Ethnic Cleansing and the Indian: The Crime That Should Haunt America. [read post]
3 Feb 2014, 5:02 pm by Buce
To which I respond:Most interesting and I never gave it any thought before but I suspect has something to do with the fact that they were such bloody awful conquerors. [read post]
17 Jul 2019, 5:49 am
Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest... [read post]
20 Dec 2018, 9:43 am by Tom Smith
If this city says anything, it is that there is no inevitable justice in history, only conquerors. [read post]
9 Nov 2020, 9:57 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo [read post]
5 Nov 2020, 7:44 am by Tom Smith
And if Biden takes office with a Republican-controlled Senate, he will do so not as a conqueror tasked with putting the defeated to the sword, establishing truth and reconciliation committees and de-Nazification style purges, and rewriting the rules to prevent a future Republican revival. [read post]
3 Nov 2020, 12:58 pm by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe [read post]
16 Nov 2020, 10:35 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger [read post]
24 Sep 2012, 4:14 pm by Laurel Davis
Our Alecto edition of the Great Domesday was displayed open to a page in the Devonshire section--students enjoyed the authentic silver penny from the reign of William the Conqueror that was inserted in the front cover when the book was published. [read post]
17 Jul 2014, 1:36 am by rhapsodyinbooks
The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. [read post]
3 Nov 2008, 11:02 pm
The advertisement, for Hell Pizza, showed animated versions of Sir Edmund Hillary, actor Heath Ledger and the Queen Mother dancing to Michael Jackson's song 'Thriller'.The family of Mount Everest conqueror Sir Edmund, who died in January, said the ad was in "extremely poor taste". [read post]
17 Jul 2014, 1:36 am by rhapsodyinbooks
The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. [read post]
10 Jul 2012, 2:35 pm
While most Western academics argue otherwise, according to early Muslim writers, the great Library of Alexandria itself — deemed a repository of pagan knowledge contradicting the Koran — was destroyed under bin al-As's reign and in compliance with Caliph Omar's command....The technology now exists, the pyramid-haters observe, framing question to be whether Morsi is "pious" enough "to complete the Islamization process that started under the hands of Egypt's first Islamic conqueror." [read post]
23 Dec 2007, 1:03 pm
" See Gilmour, "The Restless Conqueror," a review of Tim Jeal's biography of Stanley; NYRB Dec. 6, 2007 at 47. [read post]
30 Jun 2015, 3:48 pm by Tom Smith
Notwithstanding the South’s sin of slavery, the antebellum South represented noble virtues and aspirations like tradition, manners, honor, hospitality, and duty far better than its eventual conqueror ever did. [read post]
14 Apr 2010, 3:01 pm by Dave_Fagundes
Vlad the Impaler, William the Conqueror, or Joe the Plumber).    [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 6:51 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
Over the years, the United States has developed a vast body of Indian law to try and find a place for tribal sovereignty in a legal and political system created by the conquerors. [read post]
15 Sep 2008, 5:18 pm
On a March day in 1220, the Year of the Dragon, the Mongol conqueror broke with his peculiar tradition by leading his cavalry into the center of the newly conquered city of Bukhara, one of the most important cities belonging to the sultan of Khwarizm in what is now Uzbekistan. [read post]