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#OnThisDay November 14th 1913: Proust’s epic first appeared: Speak,. memory: a complete first edition of A la recherche du temps perdu Marcel Proust’s huge fictionalised autobiography eventually ran to seven volumes with more than 2,000 characters #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Nov.16: Translated into English by C.K. Scott Moncrieff as Remembrance of Things Past, it is now usually given the more accurate though somehow less compelling title In Search of Lost Time. It has been praised to the skies by many writers and critics, but has never been considered an easy read. #AceHistoryDesk reports […]

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(ITALY) Pompeii Report: Discovery of ‘slaves’ room’ aids the understanding of ‘little known’ level of society according to culture minister Dario Franceschini #AceNewsDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Nov.09: Italy’s culture minister Dario Franceschini said the find was “an important discovery that enriches the knowledge of the daily life of ancient Pompeiians, in particular the level of society still little known.” #AceHistoryDesk says according to a report: The room was discovered in a villa in the Pompeii suburb of Civita Giuliana, […]

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(MONGOLIA) First Anti-Christ & Mongol Warrior Report: Archaeologists Map Ruins of Karakorum, Capital of the Mongol Empire, for the First Time #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Nov.07: Archaeologists’ understanding of Karakorum, in other words, is overdue for an update. Now, for the first time ever, researchers have drawn on advanced geophysics methods to publish a detailed map of the capital. … #AceHistoryDesk says according to a Report: Genghis Khan founded the city, located in what is now central Mongolia, […]

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(AFRICA) #AceHistoryReport: Founded in the 17th century, the West African kingdom of Dahomey was a bellicose, expansionist state: European contact with Dahomey began with the slave trade; the kingdom had a regular supply of slaves thanks to its campaigns. But European visitors in the 1720s were surprised to find the king guarded by women #AceNewsDesk report

#AceHistoryDesk says according to a History Today Report: On The Last Stand of Dahomey’s Female Army: Historians disagree about when the women’s palace guard expanded into an army. But by the 19th century witnesses regarded the women’s army, though smaller than its male counterpart, to be superior. Where the men shot muskets from the hip, […]

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#OnThisDay October 28: 1875: Marks the birth date of Gilbert H. Grosvenor, the editor credited with transforming ‘National Geographic Magazine’ from a small scholarly journal into a dynamic world-renowned monthly #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Nov.02: Born in Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey, Grosvenor’s family immigrated to the United States when he was fifteen, where he became an honor student, eventually studying at Amherst College in Massachusetts. Grosvenor joined the magazine in 1899 as an assistant editor. #AceHistoryDesk says #OTD National Geographic Society. Exterior of National Geographic Society.…….Gilbert Grosvenor was […]