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Arnold Arboretum

Arnold Arboretum

Managed by Harvard University, the Arnold Arboretum serves as an outdoor museum. The arboretum’s mission is to increase the knowledge of woody plants through research and education.Arnold Arboretum is the oldest public arboretum in North America. Harvard accepted the bequest and officially allocated the site for arboretum in 1874.

Kurt Hammerstein-Equord : Nazi Germany

Kurt Hammerstein-Equord : Nazi Germany

Biography of Kurt Hammerstein-Equord : Nazi Germany

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games

The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, ceremonial swords and crowns, jewel encrusted scepters and other adult treasures and artifacts.

How did France worsen its relationship with Turkey?

How did France worsen its relationship with Turkey?

Several years back Turkey barred some French companies to participate in one of its arms procurement tender. Turkey doesn't allow French military air-crafts or ships to pass its territorial space.

Battle to Establish the Bank - History

Battle to Establish the Bank - History

HistoryCentral.com > American History > New Nation > Major Events > 1791 Battle to Establish the Bank 1791- Bill of Rights Takes EffectThe Bill of Rights took effect on December 15th, after the Virginia legislature gave approval. It guaranteed many of the personal freedoms that Americans today take for granted.

Who were the Greek Muses?

Who were the Greek Muses?

In Ancient Greece the great divinities that existed could be counted by dozens, but not only were there goddesses but there were also what we know as muses. Who were the muses? They were also divinities, but not with as much power as the goddesses. According to the scholars of that time, the muses were the most important inspirers there were, inspiring of music, love, art, science, poetry, etc.