1. KorbenDallas

    1200s Old London Bridge: what do we know?

    Now, this early 13th century bridge presents an interesting piece of architecture. I do not know when the 13th century could be placed on the adjusted time table, but if we choose to go along with the narrative, there will be more questions than answers. Obviously, there is no way to vouch for...
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    1798: Napoleon's Windmill powered Floating Fortress

    While learning new things about Napoleon, I came across this floating contraption. I guess, some prisoner claimed that such a thing was in the works. Considering that it was supposed to be made of wood (pictures suggest that), the entire idea looks uber bizarre (unless it was supposed to be...
  3. KorbenDallas

    Was previous Jerusalem located in England?

    Wanted to post this prior to flying out to Florida. The other day I stumbled into two lines of 1661 text about the "old Jerusalem". I'm pretty sure you will be able to figure out what two lines I'm talking about once you get to them. Meanwhile, let's start with the Skull Hill: Golgotha...
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    1799: Destruction of the English Fleet

    1799 is when the image was published, that is my understanding. Anyways, the Google Translated description to the image sounds like this. Fire of the English fleet: the English fleet burned down by the Greek fire and that of the new floating towers, armed with mouths to protect on the coasts...